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.

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:

Anna del Rosario, ACC Academic Advisor

Schedule an AppointmentAnna del Rosario
Academic Advisor

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

Email AnnaFavorite 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.

Contact Anna:

Aimee Lem

Schedule a Parker AppointmentAimee Lem
Student Advisor, Extension Campuses


Schedule a Castle Rock AppointmentM.S. - Counseling and Guidance, California Lutheran University
B.A. - Sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara


Email AimeeFavorite College Experience: Studying abroad in southern Spain and traveling to nearby countries like Africa, Portugal and Italy.

Hobbies: Snowboarding, hiking with my two pitbulls, reading, weight lifting, and trying new foods/places to eat.

Words of Wisdom: Step outside of your comfort zone both inside and outside of the classroom as college is a great time for exploration and discovery. Use your resources and support services early and often to help you succeed.

Contact Aimee:

Parker Campus, 15653 Brookstone Drive, Parker, CO 80134 – 303-734-4822
Castle Rock Campus, 4700 Castleton Way, Suite 100, Castle Rock, CO  80109

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:

Edward Nance, ACC Academic Advisor

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:

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:

William Wetzel, ACC Academic Advisor

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:

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.

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