Advising Staff

Dr. John Kemppainen, Ph.D.

Director, Office of Academic Advising

Lois Dellar

Office Manager


Julie Van Laere 

Administrative Secretary

The advisors in the Office of Academic Advising work as a team, but each one of the advisors specializes in one or more areas. For more information about specific programs, contact the advisor who deals with the area you have questions about.

K-6 Education

Sandie Miller, M.P.A.

Senior Academic Advisor


Sport Management and Secondary Education
Ken Hill, M. Ed.

Academic Advisor

Special Education & Pre-K Education

Todd Parrish, Ed.D.

Academic Advisor

Scholarships and Critical Teacher Shortage Programs
John Kemppainen
, Ph.D.



Part-Time Advisor, Secondary Education

Caitlin Hetchka

Part-time Advisor


Advising Hours

We are open:

8:30am to 5:00pm

Closed from 12-1pm for lunch


Must be signed in by 4:30 if you would like to see an advisor as a walk-in.


Extended hours available during registration periods.


Withdrawal Tutorial


College of Education &

Human Services Advising
Building 57, Room 1070
1 UNF Drive
Jacksonville, Florida 32224
(904) 620-2530