Student Advisors

Welcome to United States University!  Our goal is to guide you successfully through your program and help you get the answers you need along the way.  We encourage you to reach out as soon as you have questions about your education.  Common areas that we can assist with are:

  • Utilizing and accessing student success resources
  • Helping you understand policies and procedures
  • Assisting with Professor Outreach
  • Future registration questions
  • One-on-one advising in person or over the phone


We encourage you to initially contact your professors for any course specific questions.  And will work closely with your professors and periodically touch base with you to ensure your continued educational success.  

Please do not hesitate to contact is for any questions or concerns.  The Student Services department is available to you between the hours of 8am to 5pm Pacific Standard Time.  Please feel free to email or call to set up an appointment.


Alyssa Hill, Academic Advisor

I joined USU in May 2016 as an Academic Advisor. I received my Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from San Diego State, my Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, as well as a graduate certificate in E-Teaching and Learning from National University. I have a passion for academia and am dedicated to promoting student growth and development. As an academic advisor I recognize and respect students’ diverse backgrounds and abilities, and embrace a holistic, student-centered approach. In my free time, I enjoy traveling, reading, shopping, and watching sports. I am here to assist and guide you as you work towards your educational goals, from the point of your first class all the way through graduation!

To contact Alyssa, please email


Brandon Hughes, Academic Advisor

I joined USU in May of 2017, but have been working as an academic advisor since 2013. I am a graduate of the University of Colorado and am originally from the Denver area. As an academic advisor, I am dedicated to ensuring students reach their graduation goals. I enjoy hiking, reading, swimming and listening to various types of live music. I am happy to assist you with any academic questions and concerns as you achieve your educational goals.

To contact Brandon, please email