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Meet the OAS Staff

Helena Cole

Helena Cole

Director, Office of Academic Services
Location: Maxcy Hall 210F
Phone: 203-932-7423
Email: hcole@newhaven.edu
Office Hours: Monday - Friday   8:45 - 4:45
Helena Cole graduated with an A.B. degree in History and Italian from Bryn Mawr College. She received her M.Ed in College Student Personnel from the University of Maryland, and her M.A. in Humanities from Hood College. Helena started working at UNH as the Director, Office of Academic Services in January 2013.

Lynn DeRobertis

Lynn DeRobertis

Associate Director, Educational Programs
Academic Success Counselor
Location: Maxcy Hall 210E
Phone: 203-932-7043
Email: LDeRobertis@newhaven.edu
Office Hours: Monday - Wednesday    9:00 - 5:00
Thursday   10:00 - 8:00
Friday   9:00 - 3:00
Lynn DeRobertis graduated with a B.S. degree in Nursing from Boston College and a M.S. in Public Health from Southern Connecticut State University. Lynn has been an academic success counselor and an instructor in the Freshman Experience Seminar program since 2000. Lynn supervises the Academic Peer Mentor program with Becca Kitchell, the Associate Director of Residential Life. She also serves as the Advisor to Lamda Alpha Upsilon and Phi Sigma Sigma.

Joe Frederick

Joe Frederick

Assistant Director, Outreach and Technology
Coordinator of Veteran Services
Location: Maxcy Hall 210H
Phone: 203-932-7380
Email: JFrederick@newhaven.edu
Office Hours: Monday - Friday   8:00 - 4:00
Joe graduated with a B.A. degree in Psychology from Western New England College and earned a M.A. degree in Community Psychology from the University of New Haven in 2010. As a graduate student at UNH, he worked as a Learning Assistant in Campus Access Services and has been at OAS since 2011. Joe is also an adjunct instructor in the Psychology Department.

Alice Guido

Alice Guido

Academic Success Counselor
Location: Maxcy Hall 210C
Phone: 203-932-7233
Email: AGuido@newhaven.edu
Office Hours: Monday - Thursday    12:00 - 12:30, 3:30 - 7:00
Alice majored in English Comp and minored in Classics at Mount Holyoke; she has a Master’s in Film Study from Wesleyan. She began her relationship with UNH in 1989 as an English adjunct, added Writing Lab tutor in the CLR and academic skills counselor for OAS. Alice is currently an OAS counselor and a CLR Writing Lab tutor.

Linda Harris

Linda Harris

Academic Success Counselor
Location: Maxcy Hall 210B
Phone: 203-932-7234
Email: LHarris@newhaven.edu
Office Hours:

Monday   9:00 - 4:30
Wednesday    9:00 - 4:30
Thursday    9:00 - 5:00
Friday    9:00 - 2:00

Linda graduated with a B.A degree in Education with a major in English from the University of Connecticut and earned a M.S. degree in Guidance and Counseling from Central Connecticut State University.  She has been an academic skills counselor and FE001 instructor since 2002. 


Sam Mastrobattisto

Sam Mastrobattisto

Academic Success Counselor
Location: Maxcy Hall 210D
Phone: 203-932-7378
Email: SMastrobattisto@newhaven.edu
Office Hours: Monday - Friday   8:00 - 4:00

Sam graduated with a B.A. degree in Communication Sciences from the University of Connecticut and earned a M.S. degree in Counselor Education from Central Connecticut State University in 2012.  Before becoming an Academic Success Counselor in 2013, Sam worked as an Academic Coach in the Learning Center at CCSU and as an Academic Intervention Advisor in the Office of First-Year Experience at Georgia Southern University.