Advising and Counseling

Academic Advising

Connect your educational and personal goals with career opportunities. Academic Advisors help you develop the skills you need to make sound academic decisions.

Career Exploration

Career Exploration and Transfer Planning Events and Resources

Transfer Services

Transfer services and resources are available to support students through the process of planning future educational goals and transferring from Cascadia to another college or university.


Get free professional help with personal, family, or other issues. If you're struggling, counselors are here to help.

Student Accessibility Services

Student Accessibility Services provides access for students with documented disabilities and to contribute to the development of self-advocacy and confidence of students with disabilities.

High School Completion

This program is for adults (anyone 18 and over by the first day of the quarter) who want to complete requirements to earn a high school diploma.

Running Start

Eligible high school juniors and seniors may apply to Cascadia's Running Start program to earn college credit tuition free while you fulfill Washington State high school graduation requirements.

Veteran Services

Provide access and support for veterans with services including educational and active duty benefits, military and veteran tuition waivers, Academic Advising, Counselor, Student Accessibility Services, Veteran Navigator, and Veteran Employment Specialist.



Office Information

In the Kodiak Corner located at: 
CC1 First Floor  Office Hours

To schedule an appointment or meet with an advisor
go to the Academic Advising webpage for ways to connect with advisor.

Fax: 425.352.8137


Meet the Staff



 Gordon Dutrisac
Director of Student Advising and Support Services




Kris Panton
Assistant Director of Student Advising and Support Services


Bryan Fauth
Director of Accessibility and Student Support Services




Curtis Anderson
Academic Advisor - Running Start Specialist




Karen Bethards
Academic Advisor


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Kristen Buck
Academic Advisor - Career and Transfer Specialist




Rebecca Cooper
Academic Advisor


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Aileen Ibershof
Program Coordinator - Student Support Services
Running Start and Veteran Services
VA School Certifying Official



Beau Montano
Academic Advisor - Guided Pathways Specialist


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Ericka Morales
Academic Advisor - Retention and Completion Specialist



Fidely Navarro-Lopez
Academic Advisor - Engagement Specialist




Felicia Walters
Program Assistant for Student Accessibility Services