Kristy Valentin is the academic advisor for transfer and re-entry students in LAS. She completed her bachelor’s degree at Illinois and has a master’s in academic advising from Kansas State University. She has served as an academic advisor in multiple capacities at a variety of different institutions, so you can bet that she enjoys working with students. She is involved in several professional associations within academic advising and enjoys professional networking. She originally hails from Chicago and still has plenty of family in the Chicagoland area. She currently resides in Urbana with her partner, twins, and two dogs.