Meet Your Advisors

Successful students have a...

Person - They build connections with an individual staff member who can help them navigate a path to graduation.

Use the drop-down menus below to select

  1. Your preferred campus (Littleton, Castle Rock, or Parker)

  2. Your Degree or Certificate program

Click "Apply" after making your selections.

Director of Academic Advising Michael McManus

Michael McManus
Director of Advising and Retention

M.A.T, Rhode Island College
B.A. - Political Science, University of Rhode Island

Favorite College Experience: Studying Abroad in Ireland for a semester.Email Michael

Hobbies:  Running, Playing in the mountains, news junkie, and trying to force myself to read more books.

Words of Wisdom: Ask a lot of questions, especially if you are new to ACC!

Contact Michael:
303.797.5654
michael.mcmanus@arapahoe.edu

ACC Academic Advisor Ashton Clouse

Schedule an AppointmentAshton Clouse
Academic Advisor

Ashton works with students new to ACC who are full-time as well as the general student population.

Email AshtonM.A. - Education, University of Kentucky
B.A. - Education and History, University of Kentucky

Favorite College Experience: Studying abroad in the Netherlands during Graduate School.

Hobbies: Reading, spending time outdoors, and traveling

Words of Wisdom: Always challenge yourself and don’t be afraid to try new things.  College is an opportunity to grow and explore, make the most of it.

Contact Ashton:
303.797.5769
ashton.clouse@arapahoe.edu

Schedule an AppointmentAnna del Rosario
Academic Advisor

 

 

M.A. & Ed.M., Higher Education, Columbia University
B.A., Psychology, University of CA Berkeley

Favorite College Experience: Finding my passion for working with students & meeting the people who would eventually become my best friends.

Hobbies: trying new food/places to eat, watching dance & theater performances, snowboarding with my family, reading thrillers

Words of Wisdom: Take advantage of your (free!) resources, be fearless & take risks, and don't lose sight of your passion.

Email AnnaContact Anna:
anna.delrosario@arapahoe.edu

Schedule an AppointmentEdward Nance
Academic Advisor

B.A. Political Science, University of Northern Colorado

Email EdwardFavorite College Experience: Finding a mentor who gave me the confidence to succeed in college.

Hobbies: Playing Taiko (Japanese percussion instrument), working out, playing outdoors, and reading.

Words of Wisdom: Belief in yourself is first ingredient to success when beginning your journey through college.

Contact Edward:
edward.nance@arapahoe.edu

Lucy Daberkow, ACC Academic Advisor

Schedule an appointment with Lucy

Lucy Daberkow
Academic Advisor

Lucy works with the general student population as well as students who are studying at ACC on a student visa.

Email LucyB.A. - English, Universidad Autonoma de Chihuahua
M.A. - Applied Linguistics and TESL, University of Colorado Denver
M.A. - Global Affairs, University of Denver

Favorite College Experience: applying classroom concepts to my English as a Second Language teaching job

Hobbies: traveling and learning about new cultures, watching my daughters play soccer/volleyball, reading, and teaching others about sustainability and green initiatives

Words of Wisdom: Take on leadership roles whenever possible and never be afraid of challenges - you can and will be successful if you work hard.

Contact Lucy:
303-797-5904
luz.daberkow@arapahoe.edu

ACC Academic Advisor Julie Nicholson

Schedule an appointmentJulie Nicholson
Academic Advisor

Julie works with the general student population and students receiving the following scholarships: First Generation, Denver Scholarship Foundation, Link2Four, and College Launch.

Email Julie

M.A. - Psychology, Regis University
B.S. - Applied Psychology, Regis University

A.A. - Arapahoe Community College

Favorite College Experience: Graduating with my husband, our children, and my family in the audience.

Hobbies: Reading murder mysteries and watching movies.

Words of Wisdom: If you are an adult learner, do not overload yourself. It is easy to take on too much and then feel so overwhelmed that you want to give up.

Contact Julie:
303.797.5245
julie.nicholson@arapahoe.edu

Schedule an AppointmentWilliam Wetzel
Academic Advisor

M.S.Ed Counseling Education, Indiana University- Indianapolis
B.S. Psychology, Ball State University

Favorite College Experience: Meeting new people and making new friends.Email William

Hobbies: Playing basically any sport, watching the Cubs, being outdoors, fly fishing, reading, & gaming.

Words of Wisdom: Time management is crucial for student success.

Contact William:
william.wetzel@arapahoe.edu

ACC Advising Front Desk Staff Susan Lukowski

Susan Lukowski
Advising Front Desk

Susan assists students at the Front Desk of the Advising Office.

B.S. - Elementary Education, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point

Favorite College Experience: A semester abroad in England and a month spent traveling through France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, and Austria.

Hobbies: Reading the classics and murder mysteries.

Words of Wisdom: Read, Interact, Explore.

Contact Susan:
303.797.5644
susan.lukowski@arapahoe.edu

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Contact Academic Advising to discuss your Degree and Certificate options

Meet with an Advisor in Parker
303.734.4822
parkercampus@arapahoe.edu

Meet with an Advisor in Castle Rock
303.660.3160
castle.rock@arapahoe.edu