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Student Affairs Online Orientation - Online Counseling Overview


My name is Jamie Smigelski and I am your Student Affairs Online (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

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). My e-mail is main web address is

I look forward to hearing from you soon!