Academic Advising

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During this time of transition to online services, Academic Advisors/Coaches are here. 

You can connect with a Student Success Coach/Academic Advisor for your questions regarding your classes, your plan, and other academic advising needs. Email is available, as well as virtual appointments that can be conducted via email, phone, or Zoom.

You can:

  • Send direct email to our staff (see below)
  • Make an appointment using AdvisorTrac (see below)
  • Call 732-224-2555 for assistance in making an appointment
  • Contact the Associate Directors in the regional locations (see below)
  • Use the advisor contact form

Please be ready by reviewing your plan in Student Planning and preparing specific questions.

Please choose the appropriate Student Success Coach based on your Institute/Major. If you are unsure which Institute has your major, click here.

To make an appointment:

Choose the appropriate Coach for your major.

The meeting will be initiated using email at the appointment time.  Be available and check your email at the appointed time.  You can discuss with your Coach if you would like to switch to Zoom or phone contact.  Please come to the meeting time prepared with your questions and/or your courses planned in Student Planning.

To email directly: 

(Be sure you use your Brookdale email and include your ID#)


Torina Armstrong
Marie Jones


Joseph Caruso


Marie Jones
Louis Marius
Alice Dressner


Stephanie Farnkopf

And you can reach Associate Directors from the regional locations:

Candice Watts – Freehold
Jorge Terreros Freehold
Lynn Shaffery
– Hazlet
Jenna Moltisanti – Wall
Paulette Simpson – Neptune

The COVID-19 situation in our State and County is changing daily. Starting the week of March 23 classes and many of our student services will be conducted online and we will continue to restrict access to the College’s facilities until further notice.

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