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Student Affairs Online Orientation - Online Counseling Overview


My name is Jamie Smigelski your SAO Counselor. There are many ways I can help you! Don’t know where to begin? Start with me!

My primary responsibilities are:

·        Academic Counseling (e.g. Academic Planning, Change of Major, General Questions or Concerns)

·        Academic Advising (e.g. Choosing Classes)

·        Admissions & Registration Referral

·        Financial Aid Referral

·        Personal, Health, Career & Transfer Counseling Referrals

·        Responding to e-mail inquiries within 24 hours

·        Monitoring and updating the E-Service Calendar on the SAO website

I am available the following days and times (other times may be available by appointment):

·        Monday – 9:00AM to 5:00PM EST

·        Tuesday – 9:00AM to 5:00PM EST

·        Wednesday – 11:00AM to 7:00PM EST

·        Thursday – 8:00AM to 4:00PM EST

·        Friday – 9:00AM to 5:00PM EST

 Please feel free to contact me via phone, text, or e-mail with general questions or to schedule a virtual or in-person appointment. You can reach me via my office phone (201) 879-5014 (call only) or via my Bergen cell (201) 256-1019 (call or text). The main web address is

 Thank you for taking this online orientation, and I look forward to hearing from you soon!