JP Viray


171A Hardin Residence Hall Seminar Wing

Contact | (919) 843-1587

Alma Mater:

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Undergrad) and DePaul University (Graduate)


B.S. in Psychology and M.Ed. in Human Services and Counseling

What I enjoy most about working with students:

Hearing all the student stories and learning about what motivates them.

My hometown:

Addison, IL

First job out of college:

Resident Counselor at the Illinois Math and Science Academy

Lowest grade I got as an undergrad:

“F” as I may be the embodiment of the phrase, “I’m not a Math person”

If I didn’t work for Advising I would:

Be a sports talk radio host

Bucket list item:

To watch a baseball game at every MLB park in the country (I’ve been to 10 so far, 11 if you count the old Metrodome)