Meet Your ISP Counselors

Important Steps

  • Prospective students: Contact the ISP Admission office at:
  • Newly admitted students:  please wait to receive workshop information on academic counseling, assessment, registration and orientation before scheduling an appointment/drop-in session with a counselor.
  • We recommend you log into Canvas (a program for online classrooms) to review the following:


  • If you are not able to log into the Canvas system, it is most likely because you have very recently been admitted to De Anza College. Please wait a few days, then re-try. If the issue continues, contact the ISP Admission office at:
  • Please see these helpful Canvas resources

Contact an International Student Academic Counselor for help relating to your academic goal and educational plan.

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Manija Ansari
ISP Counselor – see me if your last name begins with K–Q
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Denica Kelly
ISP Counselor – see me if your last name begins with A–J
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Noemi Teppang
ISP Counselor – see me if your last name begins with R–Z
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Here's How to Reach Us

Drop In Without an Appointment

Oct. 10 Through End of Quarter
  • Online (virtual) drop-ins:
    • Mondays,  10 a.m. to noon
    • Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to noon
  • In-person drop-ins on campus:
    • Thursdays, 10 a.m. to noon

Click to Drop In

Schedule a Counseling Appointment

You can schedule a time to speak with a counselor by using our online appointment system.

Click to Make an Appointment

ISP Counselors provide academic counseling services to support students who are attending De Anza on F-1 visas.

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Our counselors can assist you with

  • Choosing classes to reach your academic goal, such as earning a degree or certificate or transferring to a university
  • Creating an educational plan
  • Finding resources on campus, such as tutoring or other academic assistance
  • Exploring career options
  • Cultural adjustment and related issues
  • And more!
Students who aren't in ISP can visit the general Counseling and Advising Center or a counselor within their division or program.

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