Academic advising is available in the following locations. Academic departments also have faculty, graduate assistants, and/or peer advisers who advise students who have questions related to their major requirements. In order to register for their first term at PSU, newly admitted undergraduate students must attend an Orientation: Advising & Registration session.
For advice on how to prepare for an advising session, click here.
Advising is provided for you by Advising & Career Services (ACS). ACS meets with undeclared/undecided students, students who do not want to continue in their major, prospective transfer students who have not chosen a major and/or are transferring from local community colleges, and students facing academic difficulties.
Within the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences:
Arts & Letters
Speech & Hearing Sciences
Advising is provided for you by either/both an adviser in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (CLAS) Advising Center or a department adviser. Please contact the CLAS Advising Center for more information.
Biology (College of Liberal Arts & Sciences)
Advising is provided for you by advisers within the Biology department. Please visit their website to find how to access their services.
Psychology (College of Liberal Arts & Sciences)
Advising is provided for you by either/both a professional adviser or peer advisers within the Psychology department. Please visit their website to find out how to access their services.
Within the Maseeh College of Engineering & Computer Science:
Advising is provided for you by Maseeh College of Engineering & Computer Science (MCECS) Student Services.
Engineering students who have not yet been formally admitted to their major (the upper division coursework) should contact Jodi Stiegemeyer in Student Services at (503) 725-4631 or at firstname.lastname@example.org for an appointment. Engineering students who have already been formally admitted to a major should contact their department for advising. For more information on applying to MCECS majors, please visit MCECS Admissions.
Computer science and biomedical informatics students should contact Barbara Sabath in the Department of Computer Science at (503) 725- 4220 or at email@example.com for an appointment.
Within the Hatfield School of Government:
Criminology & Criminal Justice
Within the Toulan School of Urban Studies & Planning:
Advising is provided for you by Tracy Braden in the School of Urban Studies & Planning, 350C Urban Center. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 503-725-5477 to make an appointment, or book online.
Within the School of Community Health:
Advising is provided for you by Jane Mercer (email@example.com) or Belinda Zeidler (firstname.lastname@example.org) in the School of Community Health, 450C Urban Center. Please call 503-725-4401 to schedule an appointment. Since availability is limited, you should schedule an appointment well in advance of time-sensitive situations such as registration, withdrawal periods, etc.
Within the School of Business Administration:
Advising is provided for you by the School of Business Administration Undergraduate Programs Office, 240 School of Business Building. To find out more about advising or to schedule an appointment, call 503-725-3712.
Within the College of the Arts:
Studio Art Practices (BFA only)
Advising is provided for you by either a department adviser or the College of the Arts' professional advisers, Marie Fiorillo (email@example.com) and Jessica Mardis (firstname.lastname@example.org). For appointments, please send an email to email@example.com.
Within the School of Social Work:
Child & Family Studies
Advising is provided for you by advisers in the School of Social Work. Please visit their website to find your adviser.