Mar 21, 2023  
2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog

College Readiness and Student Success

The division’s mission is to support and empower students to succeed academically, professionally, and personally. We accomplish this by providing access to learning opportunities, tools, materials and spaces designed to support student success.


Jeff Thies, Ph.D.

Downtown Campus, LB 173



Darla Aguilar, Department Head - ICS courses,

Amy Davis, Department Head - STU courses,

Ed Gallagher, Program Manager for Learning Centers,

Chelsea James, Director of College Testing and Placement,

Diane VanderPol, Director of the Library,


College Success Coaches:

Pedro Gonzalez, MA,

Christina Gartelos-Perez, MA,



ICS 081  - Integrated College Skills (Mathematics)

STU 100  - College Success and Career Planning

STU 102  - Personal Finance

STU 105  - Math Success Skills 

STU 106  - Choosing a Major and College Success 

STU 107  - University Transfer Exploration, Preparation and College Success

STU 109  - Making Career Choices

STU 150  - Becoming a Master Student

STU 200  - Becoming a Critical Thinker

STU 210UA  - University of Arizona Transition

STU 210UT  - University Transition