Academic Advising

Our goal is to provide you with the knowledge, tools, and resources to successfully manage your college experience and achieve your academic goals.

Schedule an Appointment

Advising options include:

  • In Person: Meet us on campus at our East Grand Forks or Thief River Falls main campuses, or at the Aerospace site.
  • Video Appointments: A video appointment allows advisors to visually share information with you. Prior to your appointment, you will receive an email confirmation with a link to join your scheduled appointment in Zoom.

Schedule your appointment based on your main campus:

East Grand Forks Campus

Tiffany Beneda

Programs
  • Phlebotomy
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Respiratory Therapy
Book an Appointment with Tiffany »

Phone: 218-793-2402
Email: tiffany.beneda@northlandcollege.edu


Nicki Carlson

Programs
  • Early Childhood & Paraprofessional
Book an Appointment with Nicki »

Phone: 218-683-8546
Email: nicki.carlson@northlandcollege.edu


Tara Harstad

Programs
  • Nursing

Phone: 218-683-8735
Email: tara.harstad@northlandcollege.edu


Susan Harrie

Programs
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Practical Nursing
Book an Appointment with Susan »

Phone: 218-793-2527
Email: susan.harrie@northlandcollege.edu


Ben Hoffman

Programs
  • Farm Operations & Management
Book an Appointment with Ben »

Phone: 218-793-2400
Email: benjamin.hoffman@northlandcollege.edu


Lindsay Kuntz

Programs
  • Accounting
  • Accounting Clerk – Microcomputer Applications
  • Administrative Professional
  • Administrative Office Specialist
  • Business Transfer Pathway
  • Customer Service
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences (Last Name: A to G)
  • Marketing and Management
  • Supervisory Leadership
Book an Appointment with Lindsay »

Phone: 218-793-2398
Email: lindsay.kuntz@northlandcollege.edu


Andrea Moses

Programs
  • Health Sciences Broad Field
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences (Last Name: H to M)
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Surgical Technology
Book an Appointment with Andrea »

Phone: 218-793-2396
Email: andrea.moses@northlandcollege.edu


Nicolas Thompson

Programs
  • Architectural Technology & Design
  • Carpentry
  • Construction Electricity
  • Construction Plumbing
  • Fire Technology
  • HVAC Heating Ventilation Ac
  • Mechatronics
  • Paramedic
  • PSEO
  • Welding Technology
Book an Appointment with Nicolas »

Phone: 218-793-2397
Email: nicolas.thompson@northlandcollege.edu


Jenna Zavoral

Programs
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences (Last Name: N to Z)
  • TRIO Program
Book an Appointment with Jenna »

Phone: 218-793-2394
Email: jenna.zavoral@northlandcollege.edu

Thief River Falls Campus

Kelsy Blowers

Programs
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences (Last Name: F to J)
Book an Appointment with Kelsy »

Phone: 218-683-8543
Email: kelsy.blowers@northlandcollege.edu


Maura Efteland

Programs
  • Automotive Service Technology
  • Automotive Engine Repair, Suspension, and Breaks
  • Automotive Electronics and Drivability
  • Auto Body Collision Technology
  • Collision & Refinishing
  • Sheet Metal Repair Technician
Book an Appointment with Maura »

Phone: 218-683-8548
Email: maura.efteland@northlandcollege.edu


Lisa Gunderson

Programs
  • Criminal Justice – Law Enforcement
  • PSEO
Book an Appointment with Lisa »

Phone: 218-683-8551
Email: lisa.gunderson@northlandcollege.edu


Tara Harstad

Programs
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Nursing
  • Practical Nursing

Phone: 218-683-8735
Email: tara.harstad@northlandcollege.edu


Jason Pangiarella

Programs
  • Health Science Broad Field
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences (Last Name: N to Z)
  • Welding Process Technology GTAW
  • Welding Process Technology GMAW
  • Welding Process Technology SMAW
  • Welding Process Technology
Book an Appointment with Jason »

Phone: 218-683-8548
Email: jason.pangiarella@northlandcollege.edu


Lynell Wayne

Programs
  • Accounting
  • Advance General Agriculture
  • Animal Science
  • Agricultural Education
  • Business Transfer Pathway
  • Electronic Technology Marketing (Digi-Key)
  • General Agriculture
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences (Last Name: A to E)
  • Supervisory Leadership
Book an Appointment with Lynell »

Phone: 218-793-8562
Email: lynell.wayne@northlandcollege.edu

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Tiffany Beneda

Programs
  • Respiratory Therapy
Book an Appointment with Tiffany »

Phone: 218-793-2402
Email: tiffany.beneda@northlandcollege.edu


Kelsy Blowers

Programs
  • Health Science Broad Field
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences (Last Name: A to M)
Book an Appointment with Kelsy »

Phone: 218-683-8543
Email: kelsy.blowers@northlandcollege.edu


Nicki Carlson

Programs
  • Early Childhood & Paraprofessional
Book an Appointment with Nicki »

Phone: 218-683-8546
Email: nicki.carlson@northlandcollege.edu


Maura Efteland

Programs
  • Customer Service
  • Dietetic Technician
  • Digital Marketing
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences (Last Name: N to Z)
  • Marketing & Management
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Coding Specialist
  • Medical Office Specialist
  • Patient Access Specialist
Book an Appointment with Maura »

Phone: 218-683-8548
Email: maura.efteland@northlandcollege.edu


Lindsay Kuntz

Programs
  • Accounting
  • Accounting Clerk – Microcomputer Applications
  • Administrative Professional
  • Administrative Office Specialist
Book an Appointment with Lindsay »

Phone: 218-793-2398
Email: lindsay.kuntz@northlandcollege.edu


Lynn McGlynn

Programs
  • Geospatial Intelligence Analysis
  • Imagery Analysis
Book an Appointment with Lynn »

Phone: 218-793-2402
Email: lynn.mcglynn@northlandcollege.edu


Lynell Wayne

Programs
  • Business Transfer Pathway
  • Supervisory Leadership
Book an Appointment with Lynell »

Phone: 218-793-8562
Email: lynell.wayne@northlandcollege.edu

Aerospace Site

Lynn McGlynn

Programs
  • Aviation Maintenance Technology
  • Aviation Maintenance Tech Plus
  • Electronics Technology Auto Systems
  • Geospatial Intelligence Analysis
  • Imagery Analysis
  • Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Field Service Technician
  • Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Technician
  • UAS & Geospatial Application
  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems Maintenance Tech
Book an Appointment with Lynn »

Phone: 218-793-2402
Email: lynn.mcglynn@northlandcollege.edu