Educational Advisors

Going to college is a big decision, NIC’s educational advisors are here to help you succeed. We’re here to answer your questions and help ensure your plans meet your goals.

Online appointments can be booked by contacting one of our advisors directly or booked online. Advisors are also available to meet by phone or you can also send any general questions to NIC’s Advising Syllabus has helpful information on how to prepare for your advising appointment.

Appointments can be booked by contacting one of our advisors directly or booked online. Advisors also have drop-in advising times, which are accessible without an appointment. Please contact campus registration for details at 1-800-715-0914 (toll-free in Canada).

Just have a quick question? Need an answer from educational advising at term start? Email and an advisor will get back to you asap. Be sure to leave your student number, email and a phone number with your request.

Current students can book an appointment through myNIC. If you haven't applied to NIC and have questions, call 250-334-5000 or email

Educational/Financial Advisors

Jana Devito, Education/Financial aid advisor
Port Alberni campus
Brooke McIntosh
Brooke McIntosh, Education/Senior financial aid advisor
Campbell River campus
Sandra Mountain
Sandra Mountain, Education/Financial Aid Advisor
Comox Valley campus

Educational/Military Advisors

Kim Kobus
Kim Kobus, Education/Military advisor
Comox Valley campus
Marilyn Nettleton
Marilyn Nettleton, Education/Military advisor
Comox Valley campus

Indigenous Education Navigators

Luke George, Indigenous Education Navigator
Port Alberni campus
Rylee LaTrace
Rylee LaTrace, Indigenous Education Navigator
Campbell River campus
Willow Hunt-Scott
Willow Hunt-Scott, Indigenous Education Navigator
Comox Valley campus
Rebecca MacKenzie
Rebecca MacKenzie, Indigenous Education Navigator
Mixalakwila (Port Hardy) campus

International Student Advisors

Li Yan
Li Yan, advisor, international student success
Agalya Kathirvelu, Advisor, International Student Success
Supports students in program and course selection, accessing support services on campus, and advises on Study Permits. Assistance is available in English, Tamil and Malayalam.
Tel: 250-334-5000 Ext 4344

Student Employment Advising and Career Coaching

Nicole Novak, Student Employment Services Advisor
Are you an Indigenous student? Meet our Indigenous Education Navigators.

Are you an International student? Visit our international education page.

Are you a Canadian Forces member? Visit our Canadian Forces page.