Advising Team

Kelly Ayers, M.Ed., LPC

CMHT Director of Advising (Advises CEXM A-Z, HFMD A-Z)

  • 940.565.4635
  • Philip Aguinaga, M.Ed., LPC Intern

    Academic Counselor (Advises DRTL S-Z, HMGT M-Z)

  • 940.565.4635
  • Jon Bartlett, M.Ed.

    Academic Counselor (Advises DRTL M-R, MDSE M-Z and RETL M-Z)

  • 940.565.4635
  • Amanda Johnson

    Academic Advisor (Advises MDSE and RETL A-L)

  • 940.565.4635
  • Jaymi Wenzel

    Academic Advisor ( Advises DRTL A-L, HMGT A-L )

  • 940.565.4635
  • Syleria Skinner

    Administrative Specialist III

  • 940.565.4635
  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the CMHT advising office?

    We are located in Chilton Hall, in room 385.

    Can I make an appointment with my advisor?

    Yes, you must schedule an appointment whenever you want to meet with your advisor. You can either call the CMHT advising office at 940-565-4635, or stop by Chilton 385. You may schedule up to two weeks in advance. Your advisor's availability will vary and becomes particularly erratic around registration. 

    I'm interested in graduate school. Who should I call?

    Dr. Lisa Kennon is our Graduate Coordinator. You can set up a meeting with Dr. Kennon by calling or emailing her directly: 940.565.4257 |

    Currently all of our other academic advisors work with undergraduate students.

    I just have a quick question for an advisor; do I need to make an appointment?

    If you have a general question about academics, scheduling, equivalencies, or need to be connected with campus resources, you can email your advisor.

    For more specific questions, your advisor may ask that you schedule an appointment to have your concern adequately addressed.

    What are my degree requirements?

    BS in Consumer Experience Management (CEXM)

    BS in Digital Retailing (DRTL)

    BS in Home Furnishings Merchandising (HFMD)

    BS in Hospitality Management (HMGT)

    BS in Merchandising (MDSE)

    BS in Retailing (RETL)


    These degree requirement sheets reflect the most current catalog year. Please see your advisor to obtain a degree requirement sheet for your specific catalog year.

    Contact Us:
    College of Merchandising, Hospitality & Tourism
    1155 Union Circle, #311100
    Denton, TX 76203-5017 USA
    Voice: 940-565-2436
    Fax: 940.565.4348

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