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Success Teams

Connect with our Arts, Communication, and Design (ACD) community of faculty, staff, and students who are here to help you succeed.


Work with a counselor to declare a major & build your educational plan.

  • Monday - 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
  • Tuesday - 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Wednesday - 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Thursday - 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
  • Friday - 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Counselors are available online by appointment through Cranium Cafe and in the online GPS Centers available through Qless. They will help you make educational plans, answer questions, and offer skills and advice. You can make an appointment to see a counselor or stop by during drop-in hours.

Success Coaches

Get help navigating Chaffey College


  • Monday - 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • Tuesday - 8:30 am to 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday - 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • Thursday - 8:30 am to 6:00 pm
  • Friday - 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • Saturday - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Success Coaches will help you navigate Chaffey, connect you to campus services and resources, and support your successful college-going behaviors. Arts, Communication, and Design (ACD) students can chat live with a Success Coach during regular business hours or make an appointment to see a Success Coach.

Contact the Arts, Communication, and Design Success Coach:

Success Center Tutors

Get one-on-one academic support with a Success Center Tutor

  • Monday - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Wednesday - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Thursday - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Friday - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday - 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

One-on-one and group tutoring is available in the Arts, Communication, and Design (ACD) Success Center. Our team of tutors provide academic support for ACD subject areas (English, Spanish, ASL, ESL, Arabic, French, Chinese, and Music). They are trained to help you work through comprehension issues and provide you with problem solving strategies to implement on your own.

  • To access Arts, Communication, and Design (ACD) Success Center services, please visit the Success Center Hub located on Canvas through the Student Support Hub.
  • If it is your first time accessing Success Center services, click on these instructions to see how you can access the Success Center services online.

Contact the Arts, Communication, and Design Success Center liaison: 


Coordinators are faculty leaders who are vital to ensuring students have the best experience possible while taking classes at Chaffey College. Coordinators help to mediate any concerns that you might have and can connect you with your instructor or the dean’s office. They can answer questions or concerns about your classes, and refer you to resources related to your academic experience. Email is the best way to reach them:

School of Hospitality, Fashion, Interior and Culinary Arts

  • Culinary Arts, Fashion Design, Fashion Merchandising, Hospitality Management, and Interior Design - Mark Forde


School of Language Arts


School of Visual and Performing Arts

  • Art and Art History - Nicole Farrand
  • Broadcasting, Cinema, Digital Media, and Photo - David Rentz
  • Music, Dance, and Theatre –


Deans and their office staff support teaching and learning at the college, help shape new instructional directions, determine class schedules, and address student concerns. Dean and staff are working remotely to serve students, staff, and faculty. We welcome your questions and may be reached by email during regular business hours (M-F, 7:30am-4:30pm).

School of Hospitality, Fashion, Interior and Culinary Arts
Dr. Teresa Hull, Dean
Christine Phillips, EPA
Holly Pennington, AAII

School of Language Arts
Dr. Jason Chevalier, Dean
Yvonne Vitt, EPA
Aspyn Audibert, AAII
Hector Solorzano, Journalism Program Assistant
Megan Robles, IAII PALs Program

School of Visual and Performing Arts
Misty Burruel, Interim Dean
Yubel Svensson, EPA
Jim Chandler, AAII
Angelita Thomas, Box Office Technician

Not sure what kind of support you need?

Reach out to a Success Coach for help at success@chaffey.edu
Chat/Meet with a Success Coach through Cranium Cafe: https://chaffey.craniumcafe.com/group/success-coaches