Meet the Team

Mission Statement

The mission of the Undergraduate Advising Center (UAC) is to support students success and to empower first year freshman and undeclared students by helping then take responsibility for achieving their academic and personal goals. The Undergraduate Advising Center uses a proactive, data-informed, holistic advising approach to support students, offering guidance, advocacy and education to assist students in their first-year transition to SF State and towards major declaration.  

The Advising Team

Yunny Yip, Director

Herman Lee, Assistant Director 

Arman Liwanag, Academic Counselor 

Angela Simmons, Academic Counselor 

Bibiana A. H., Lead Academic Counselor

Christine Co, Academic Counselor 

Diana Castro, Academic Counselor 

Joe Benjamin, Academic Counselor/Coordinator for Students in Transition 

Maggie Hilliard, Academic Counselor

Martina Lasich, Academic Counselor

Matt Grossbard, Academic Counselor

McCall Olson, Academic Counselor 

Riri Shibata, Academic Counselor 

Sakiya Gallon-Johnson, Academic Counselor 

Scherane Kinney, Academic Counselor

Tara Boehm, Academic Counselor