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Student Services

The The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies is dedicated to the success of our students. 

Dean's Office Locations

The CCPS Queens Dean’s office and Faculty are now located in St. Augustine Hall, Second Floor.
The CCPS Staten Island Dean’s office is located in Flynn Hall Room 101, while Faculty offices are located in Rosati Hall. 

**For everyone’s health and safety, the Dean’s office will continue assisting students remotely.  Please contact your dean through email for assistance.

Advisement for Summer/Fall 2021

So that you can receive your priority number in a safe, timely manner, CCPS is launching our new, user-friendly, electronic advisement form for SUMMER/FALL 2021 registration.

Register for Summer/Fall 2021 in Five Easy Steps:

  1. Access the CCPS advisement form
    • Queens Upperclassmen (Freshman please contact your freshman center advisor): Click Here
    • Staten Island Students:
      • Students with last name starting with A-L: Click Here:
      • Students with last names starting with M-Z: May either email [email protected] to schedule an in person advisement appointment or Click Here to do the online advisement form. 
  2. Follow the instructions to complete and submit your form by March 24, 2021*.
  3. Check your St. John’s account for an email with your course approval & priority number.
  4. Visit to match your priority number with your web registration date.
  5. Register  for classes through UIS on your web registration date.

Helpful Tips to Make Sure You Receive Your Priority Number:

  • Enter your X number on your form (not your 9 number)
  • Enter your email address on your form (Ex:[email protected])
  • Check your spam/clutter folder if you do not receive a reply in 3-5 business days.

Appointment Services

Thank you for visiting The Collins College of Professional Studies. For everyone’s health and safety, the Dean’s office will continue to assist students remotely throughout the semester. Please email your advisor for academic assistance.

For a most prompt response please use your SJU email account and include:

  • Your X number in the subject line.
  • A clear, brief message on how you need assistance. (Ex: declare major/minor; course change)
  • All relevant information. (Ex: if needed, class subject number/ CRN)
  • Your phone number and the best days/times for your dean to call.
  • Your dean will review your message and get back to you by email or phone.

General CCPS Office Number: 718-990-6414 and 718-990-6415 / For our Staten Island Office: 718-390-4449

General CCPS Office Email: [email protected] / To contact our Staten Island Dean email: [email protected]

Who is my Academic Dean? 

Cohort Last NameDeanTitlePhone NumberSt. John's Email
A-BAndrew BholaAssociate Dean718-990-5981[email protected]
C-DGail ChiarovanoSenior Assistant Dean718-990-5978[email protected]
E-IFr. Michael CumminsAssistant Dean718-990-5972[email protected]
J-MeTheresa PerosAssistant Dean718-990-5983[email protected]
Mf-OqGeraldine CastelliAssistant Dean718-990-7628[email protected] 
Or-ShDiana MorganAssistant Dean718-990-5982[email protected]
Si-ZRandolph OrtizAssistant Dean718-990-2521[email protected]
GraduateGeraldine CastelliAssistant Dean718-990-7628[email protected]

General CCPS Office Number: 718-990-6414 and 718-990-6415

General CCPS Office Email: [email protected]

The CCPS Dean’s office can assist with academic matters.


Financial Information/Assistance: [email protected]

Registrar & Student Records: [email protected]

IT and Laptop Assistance: call 718-990-5000 and visit

Counseling Services:

Residence Life Information and Contact List: visit

Other Non-Academic Student Services: visit

**Thank you for your patience as we navigate through these challenging times. We look forward to assisting you throughout the semester!**

DeanTitlePhone NumberSt. John's Email
Providence PalastroAssistant Dean718-390-4127p[email protected]
Maria RappaAssistant Dean718-390-4431[email protected]