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Student Success Center

We support and holistically advise all CA+P students. Our team actively engages our diverse student body in pursuing excellence through advising that addresses their academic and professional endeavors.

What and Where

We help connect students to experiences that foster:

  • Responsibility to self
  • Respect for their colleagues
  • Response to the community
  • Resilient growth as global citizens

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Meet Our Team

Emi Ata’ata
Pronouns: They/She

Advises in-major students in Design and Urban Ecology. Advises all CA+P minors.

I joined the College of Architecture + Planning in May 2019. I received my B.S. in Sociology and another B.S. in Political Science from the University of Utah in 2017. In May 2019, I graduated with my master’s in Education (M.Ed.) from the University of Utah. Prior to joining the CA+P team, I worked with the TRIO Programs and Women's Resource Center at the University of Utah. I was born and raised in Rose Park, Utah. I love the mountains and eating delicious food. I am dedicated to the academic and personal success of students. I look forward to meeting with you and learning from you!
Deepika Shah KC
Pronouns: She/Her

Advises 1st year Design Foundation students. Advises all CA+P minors.

Deepika Shah KC is a Design Foundations Academic Program Manager in the College of Architecture + Planning. She works with first-year college students to support them by advising and programming. Deepika attended the University of Utah and graduated with a bachelor's degree in Ethnic studies and international studies. She has her master's in Education Leadership & Policy emphasis in higher education from the University of Utah. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, exploring new restaurants with her loved ones, and spending time with her adorable dog, Yuki.

Connect with Us

Schedule an appointment with one of our advisors below:

Schedule with Emi Ata'ata

Schedule with Deepika Shah KC

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