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Meet your Advisor

Advising and Success Coaching

Academic advising and success coaching is available on a walk-in basis by appointment. The success coach for your major is listed in your MyViking portal and you can schedule an appointment with your success coach through the portal. Advisors provide a full array of services ranging from degree planning to course registration. Students may wish to see a success coach to discuss topics such as:

  • Degree and career planning
  • Transfer planning
  • Information about Pathways at Grayson College
  • Assistance with course selection
  • Schedule changes and withdrawals
  • Graduation requirements
  • College placement test referrals

Note: You must be an admitted student before success coaches can assist you with course registration. If you are not sure of your admission status, please contact


Derek DeYonge

Success Coach for the Public Service Pathway

Lewanda Diaz

Success Coach for the Business and Entrepreneurship Pathway

Carly Flowers

Success Coach for the Industrial Technologies Pathway

Kathryn Mathes

Success Coach for the Arts and Humanities Pathway

Valerie Ray

Success Coach for the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Pathway

Becki Rathfon

Cassandra Tovar

Cathleen Rangel


Assistant Director of Success Coaches/Success Coach for the Health Science Pathway

Success Coach for the Health Science Pathway


Success Coach for the Health Science Pathway

Nancy Luthe

Director of Success Coaches

Online advising is available for distance learning students. Contact the advisor listed for your pathway in your MyViking Student Portal for assistance.

Faculty advising specific to your degree and major

GC professors advise students majoring in their program of study. By contacting your instructional department or division, you can begin receiving expert guidance to select classes, earn your degree, and enter your chosen career field. 

Educational Opportunity Center

The EOC is designed to provide information regarding financial and academic assistance to qualified adults who desire to pursue a program of postsecondary education. EOC also provides assistance to individuals in applying for admission to institutions that offer programs of postsecondary education, including assistance in preparing necessary applications for use by admissions and financial aid officers. 

Becky Harris
EOC Guidance Specialist

Main Campus Hours

Academic and Career Advising Services 6101 Grayson Drive - Denison, TX 75020 903.463.8695
Located in Student Services in the Student Affairs Building

  July - May           

 Monday & Tuesday             
 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.                     
 Wednesday - Friday    
 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  Summer Hours

  June - July 5   

 Monday - Thursday             
 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Academic and Career Advising Services
6101 Grayson Drive - Denison, TX 75020
Located in the Student Affairs Building