AAC Staff & Contact Information

Main Office Contact

Email: AcademicAdvisingCenter@umontana.edu
Office: Room 202

For the quickest response possible to your inqiury, we encourage you to email us at the address listed above. (Please be sure you contact us using your UM student email address, if you are a current or newly admitted student. Instructions on how to set up your student email are available on the IT website.)

Chelsea Rayfield

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General AA Academic Advisor
Email: chelsea.rayfield@umontana.edu (recommended)
Phone: (406) 243-7926
Office: Room 204


Chelsea completed her BA in English Teaching at University of Montana in 2009. She then worked in Teacher Education Services at UM for two years, assisting and advising future elementary and secondary education teachers. She is currently working on completing her Master of Public Administration degree through UM.

In her spare time, Chelsea enjoys playing videogames, spending time with family and friends, snuggling with her golden retriever and calico cat, and taking advantage of all Missoula has to offer.

Brandie Terpe

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General AA Academic Advisor
Email: brandie.terpe@umontana.edu (recommended)
Phone: (406) 243-7864
Office: Room 205

Brandie received BA degrees in both Sociology and Psychology from the University of Montana. After working as a veterinary assistant and office manager, she returned to the University, where she worked for 5 years as both the administrative associate and advisor in the Department of Sociology.

Brandie’s greatest joy in life is her son; they love reading, playing games, and being silly together. She also enjoys reading grown-up books, watching movies, finding a great bargain while shopping, and has recently been trying some of the hiking trails in the Missoula area.

Maryann Dunbar

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General AA Academic Advisor
Pre-Nursing Academic Advisor

Email: maryann.dunbar@umontana.edu (recommended)
Office: Room 203

Maryann was born and raised in the Missoula area and has been with Missoula College for the past nine years. As well as being a Pre-Nursing Academic Advisor, she is also the Administrative Assistant for the Health Professions Department specializing in the other health programs offered at Missoula College. Her greatest reward is helping students with their academic needs.

Maryann has a son Zac who graduated from Missoula College. She enjoys bowling, hiking, biking, baking, golfing, and spending time with her husband Chris. 

Dylan Rogness

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Pre-Nursing Academic Advisor
Email: dylan.rogness@umontana.edu (recommended)
Phone: (406) 243-7812
Office: Room 211

Dylan is from Helena, MT and graduated from the University of Montana with a degree in Health & Human Performance – Community Health.  He is an avid fly fisherman, outdoors enthusiast, and recreational musician.  Though Dylan’s main title for Missoula College is Healthcare Transformation Specialist for  the “HealthCARE Montana” grant, he is honored and glad to be a part of the Missoula College Academic Advising team as a Pre-Nursing Advisor.