OTA Program Advising

Advising Information

Below is the contact information for current and prospective students considering the profession of Occupational Therapy Assistant.

Contact information:

Program Director:  Matthew Mekkes, MS, OTRL
Department:  Occupational Therapy Assistant
Office Location: 502 College Park Plaza
Office Hours:
Majors advising: Occupational Therapy Assistant

Preferred method of contact: email to mmekkes@grcc.edu.

Members of the Occupational Therapy Assistant faculty are available to answer questions, provide assistance and offer a tour of the Occupational Therapy Assistant classroom and labs on a walk-in basis. Summer advising by appointment.

Academic Advising for Occupational Therapy Assistant

Location: GRCC Campus, Cook Hall Room 421

Please contact the OTA department support staff to register for one of these appointment  times:

  • Tuesday, May 21, 10:00-11:00 AM

  • Tuesday, May 28, 3:00-4:00 PM

  • Thursday, June 6, 10:00-11:00 AM

  • Thursday, June 20, 2:00-3:00 PM

  • Tuesday, July 9, 10:00-11:00 AM

  • Tuesday, July 23, 3:00-4:00 PM

  • Tuesday, July 30, 10:00-11:00 AM

  • Thursday, August 15, 10:00-11:00 AM and 3:00-4:00 PM

You can reach Claudia Galvez at: (616) 234-4349,  cgalvez@grcc.edu​​​​