Academic Advising

The Advising Center is a hub of information to move students from starting their academic journey to making their dreams real.

Fall & Spring Hours: Monday through Thursday 8am to 5pm. Friday 8am to 3pm.

Summer Hours: Monday through Thursday 7:30am to 5pm. Friday Closed 

We are here to help

Registering students for classes
Advising students on degree and career pathways
Guiding first-time students through their initial college experience
Assisting with the exploration of transfer and career opportunities
Discussing personal concerns

Tech Teach Program

To find out more about our 3 year teacher fast track degree, visit our Tech Teach page. Information about the program and specific advising contacts are here.


We have more information about veteran benefits at Howard College on our Veterans Page. You can also speak to a veteran advisor on either the Big Spring or San Angelo Campus.

ADA Academic Accommodation Services

For information regarding ADA academic accommodation services, please contact us. In San Angelo, Luis Martinez (325) 481-8300 ext. 3254 – or for Big Spring,  Mary Ann Bara (432)

Big Spring Advising

Channel Parrish

Academic Advisor / Student Success Specialist / Veterans Coordinator

Mary Ann Bara

Academic Advisor / Student Success Specialist / ADA Coordinator

San Angelo Advising

Victoria Darnell

Director of Academic & CTE Advising

Fernando Urista

Academic Advisor