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Advising & Retention - Support Coaches

Support Coaches are experienced students who work closely with ACE—Academic Advisors in assisting students with their everyday college needs. They focus on students who may be struggling, experiencing frustration, or unsure about being at TAMIU. They guide students on how to navigate campus resources, work through their challenges, and develop effective learning strategies so they will have a successful college experience.

Carolina Herrera

Rafael Contreras
Biology Major
Fun Fact: "I probably enjoy music more than anything." 

Stephanie Solis

Austin Garcia
Communication Disorders Major
Fun Fact: "I had the opportunity to perform across the United States for the Trooper Drum and Bugle Corps from Casper Wyoming." 

 

Carolina Herrera

Olinda Garcia
Psychology Major
Fun Fact: "If I could live anywhere in the world, it would be Paris." 

Johanna Gonzalez

Johanna "Jojo" Gonzalez
Psychology Major
Fun Fact: "I can make a duck call." 

 

Carolina Herrera

Carolina "Carly" Herrera
Biology Major
Fun Fact: "I got to travel to Cambodia and Thailand my freshman year with Reading the Globe." 

Stephanie Solis

Juan "Albie" Hernandez
English Major
Fun Fact: "I can change my voice to mimic different accents and voices." 

 

Stephanie Solis

Stephanie Solis
Biology Major
Fun Fact: "If I could keep any animals as a pet, I would choose a wild mustang." 

 



ACE - Academic Support 
Dr. Billy F. Cowart Hall 203 & 205
956.326.2884 & 956.326.4ACE (4223)
academicsupport@tamiu.edu 

Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: 12 - 4 p.m.
Sunday: 12 - 6 p.m. 

ACE - Advising & Retention
Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center 222
956.326.2886
advising@tamiu.edu  

Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.