In Person: (Week 1) 9:00 am–2:30 pm M, T, F; 9:00 am–5:30 pm Th (Week 2) 9:00 am–5:30 pm M, T, FRemote: (Week 1) 9:00 am–5:30 pm W; 2:30 pm–5:30 pm M, T, F(Week 2) 9:00 am–5:30 pm W, Th
Ariel Collatz is an academic advisor and program manager for the Arts Group Advising Center. She holds a B.A. degree in History from Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota and a M.S. in Counseling with a specialization in Career Development from Sacramento State University. She has worked as an undergraduate advisor at UC Davis for over 10 years. Her passion is helping students create a rewarding undergraduate experience.
In Person: 8:30 am–5:30 pm M, T, RRemote: 8:30 am–5:30 pm W, FAdvising: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 1:00–4:00 pm
Vincent Cheng is an Undergraduate Program
Advisor at the Arts Group Advising Center. He is passionate about
helping students succeed by empowering them with the resources,
knowledge, and skills they need to achieve their goals. He left
medical school to explore other fields where his strengths can
contribute the greatest impact in the lives of others. Prior to
advising, Vincent has coached gymnastics, run business
competitions, and built LGBTQIA educational resources. He
graduated from Harvard with a B.S. in Biology.
In his spare time, Vincent draws a comic strip he started as an
undergraduate for The Harvard Crimson. He enjoys watching anime,
playing video games, and spending time with his husband and their
In Person: 7:30 am–4:00 pm T, W, RRemote: 7:30 am–4:00 pm M, FAdvising: 9:00 am–12:00 pm and 1:00 pm–4:00 pm
Huryoung Vongsachang is an Undergraduate Program Coordinator and
Academic Advisor in the Arts Group Advising Center. His
experiences, centered around student advocacy and support,
first-year transitions, and cross-functional event coordination,
in conjunction with his STEM and healthcare background, bring a
unique new outlook to the advising center. Huryoung has held
previous positions at the University, from the Medical Center to
the Student Housing and Dining Services, and the Cross Cultural
Center. Huryoung is a first-generation college graduate and holds
a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of
More About Huryoung:
His passions as a Coordinator and Advisor lie in facilitating a
fulfilling, holistic experience for undergraduates and improving
the quality of work and life. In his free time, Huryoung
thoroughly enjoys nature, food, sports, dancing, and playing the
Laura Xue Luo is an academic advisor for the Arts Group Advising
Center. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Animation
from Beijing Film Academy in Beijing, China and a Master of
Education from Brock University in St.Catharines, Canada. She has
worked as an instructor and academic advisor for over 10 years.
She is passionate about working with diverse student populations,
particularly with first generation and international students.
Her goal is to guide and assist students in achieving their
academic success and career goals.
Peer Advisors are currently enrolled students in our majors. They
can help students with questions regarding courses and
scheduling, filling out petitions, getting involved on-campus,
on-campus resources. During the academic year, Peer Advisors are
available daily for drop-in advising at the Arts Group Advising
Center and other locations.