International & Global Studies Advising

Fulfilling International & Global Studies major/minor requirements and making decisions about your future requires planning and consultation with an advisor. Faculty members and professional advisors are available to students who need help with course scheduling, declaring a major, thinking about graduate education, and exploring career paths.

Meet Your Professional Advisors

Find your advisor and book an appointment to meet with a professional advisor.

How Do I Make an Appointment?

Professional Advisors:

Regional Faculty Advisors:

  • Check the Office Hours for your Faculty Advisor
  • Email your Faculty Advisor directly

Internship Advising:

When Should I Meet With an Advisor?

Freshmen

Freshmen who declare International & Global Studies as their major must meet with a professional advisor by the end of their first year at PSU in order to be cleared to register for their fourth academic term. 

  • It is highly recommended that Freshmen meet with an International Studies Advisor prior to the end of their second term.

Transfer Students

Transfer students who declare International & Global Studies as their major must meet with a professional advisor by the end of their first year at PSU in order to be cleared to register for their fourth academic term. 

  • Transfer students with 45 or more credits must schedule a meeting with an advisor by the end of their first term at PSU.

Sophomore or Continuing Students

Sophomores and Continuing students who declare their major in International & Global Studies are required to have at least one meeting with a professional advisor, or an International & Global Studies faculty advisor by the end of their sophomore year. Students in a regional track will work with a faculty advisor in their region of focus to discuss course options and connected learning options.

Junior and Seniors

Once you have earned 90 credits, or achieved Junior class standing, you will be expected to meet with an International & Global Studies faculty member. Your professional advisor can recommend a faculty member to advise you based upon your interests and goals within the program.

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