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
RSS Second Floor

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Denica Kelly
ISP Counselor – see me if your last name begins with A–J
Visit Denica Kelly's Website
RSS Second Floor

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Noemi Teppang
ISP Counselor – see me if your last name begins with R–Z
RSS Second Floor

Please note that counselor Denica Kelly will be unavailable for the fall 2023 quarter.

Here's How to Contact Academic Counselors:

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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