Find Your Advisor

In the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, students have access to multiple layers of support. Each student has a specific advisor, who serves on a team focused on a family of majors. This gives students access to additional professionals familiar with their area of study.To find your specific current academic advisor, please check your current student information in AccessPlus.

Quick Jump by Major:

College-Wide Programs

Programs: Bachelor of Liberal Studies, International Studies, Leadership Studies, Liberal Studies, Open Option, Pre-Health and Pre-Medical Professions, Pre-Law

Bachelor of Liberal Studies

Emily Olson Assistant Director of Student Services
Dan Rice Transfer Relations and Outreach Advisor


International Studies

Taylor Stoeckler Study Abroad Specialist


Leadership Studies

Angela Benjegerdes Academic Advisor II [LASAS]
Taylor Stoeckler Study Abroad Specialist


Open Option

Angela Benjegerdes Academic Advisor II [LASAS]
Alex Davenport Academic Advisor II [LAS]
Emily Olson Assistant Director of Student Services
Erin Valerio-Garsow Assistant Director of Academic Advising (College Programs)


Pre-Health and Pre-Medical Professions

Emily Olson Assistant Director of Student Services
Erin Valerio-Garsow Assistant Director of Academic Advising (College Programs)


Pre-Law

Alex Davenport Academic Advisor II [LAS]
Erin Valerio-Garsow Assistant Director of Academic Advising (College Programs)



Communications

Majors: Advertising, Communication Studies, English, Journalism & Mass Communications, Linguistics, Public Relations, Speech Communication, Technical Communication, Women’s and Gender Studies

Communication Studies

Madison Akers Academic Advisor II [LASAS]
Christiana Langenberg Academic Advisor III [LAS]


English

Madison Akers Academic Advisor II [LASAS]
Christiana Langenberg Academic Advisor III [LAS]
Samantha Robinson-Adams Assistant Teaching Professor [ENGL]


Journalism & Mass Communications

Jessica Hansen-Moench Assistant Director of Academic Advising (Communications)
Tyler Schoh Academic Advisor II [LAS]


Linguistics



Public Relations

Jessica Hansen-Moench Assistant Director of Academic Advising (Communications)
Tyler Schoh Academic Advisor II [LAS]


Speech Communication

Samantha Robinson-Adams Assistant Teaching Professor [ENGL]


Technical Communication

Samantha Robinson-Adams Assistant Teaching Professor [ENGL]


Women’s and Gender Studies

Christiana Langenberg Academic Advisor III [LAS]



Computational Sciences

Majors: Computer Science, Data Science, Math, Statistics

Computer Science

Lauren Henry Academic Advisor II [LAS]
Deb Holmes Assistant Director of Academic Advising (Math/Computational Sciences)
Emily Meeks Academic Advisor II [LAS]
Sita Molacek Academic Advisor II [LAS]


Data Science

Emily Meeks Academic Advisor II [LAS]
Erin Valerio-Garsow Assistant Director of Academic Advising (College Programs)


Mathematics

Ignacio Alvarez Academic Advisor Ii [LASAS]


Statistics

Ignacio Alvarez Academic Advisor Ii [LASAS]



Humanities

Majors: Anthropology, Classical Studies, History, Music, Philosophy & Religious Studies, Theatre/Performing Arts, World Languages and Cultures

Anthropology

Patrick Johnson Assistant Director of Academic Advising (Humanities)
Alissa Whitmore Academic Advisor II [LAS]


History

Kevin Hill Associate Teaching Professor [HIST]


Interdisciplinary Studies – Classical Studies

Patrick Johnson Assistant Director of Academic Advising (Humanities)
Alissa Whitmore Academic Advisor II [LAS]


Music

Kevin Judge Academic Advisor II [LAS]


Philosophy and Religious Studies

Patrick Johnson Assistant Director of Academic Advising (Humanities)
Alissa Whitmore Academic Advisor II [LAS]


Theatre / Performing Arts

Patrick Johnson Assistant Director of Academic Advising (Humanities)


World Languages & Cultures

Patrick Johnson Assistant Director of Academic Advising (Humanities)
Alissa Whitmore Academic Advisor II [LAS]


Natural & Physical Sciences

Majors: Biochemistry/Biophysics, Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, Biological/Pre-Medical Illustration, Biology, Environmental Science/Environmental Studies, Genetics, Geology/Earth Science, Meteorology, Physics

Biochemistry / Biophysics

Ben Noack Academic Advisor II [LASAS]
Elizabeth Zimmerman Academic Advisor


Bioinformatics & Computational Biology

Alison Esser Academic Advisor II [LAS]


Biological/Pre-Medical Illustration

Jennifer Owens Director of Student Services
Elizabeth Zimmerman Academic Advisor


Biology

Zack Bonner Academic Advisor II [LASAS]
Alison Esser Academic Advisor II [LAS]
Em Kapler Academic Advisor II [LAS]
Emily Olson Assistant Director of Student Services
Jennifer Owens Director of Student Services
Lauren Ramos Assistant Director of Academic Advising (Biological/Physical Science)
Sarah Wehner Academic Advisor I [LAS]



Chemistry

Ben Noack Academic Advisor II [LASAS]
Elizabeth Zimmerman Academic Advisor


Earth Science / Geology

Em Kapler Academic Advisor II [LAS]



Environmental Science / Environmental Studies

Richard Williams Student Services Specialist II [LAS]


Genetics

Alison Esser Academic Advisor II [LAS]


Meteorology

Dave Flory Teaching Professor [GE AT]
Elizabeth Zimmerman Academic Advisor


Physics

Ben Noack Academic Advisor II [LASAS]


Social Sciences

Majors: Criminal Justice, Economics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology

Economics

Ebby Luvaga Teaching Professor [ECON]
Darin Wohlgemuth Associate Teaching Professor [ECON]


Political Science

Zack Bonner Academic Advisor II [LASAS]
Jason Chrystal Academic Advisor II [LASAS]
Terry Kruse Assistant Director of Academic Advising (Social Sciences)


Psychology

Mason Babcock Assistant Director of Student Services
Whitney Baker Academic Advisor II [LASAS]
Zack Bonner Academic Advisor II [LASAS]
Terry Kruse Assistant Director of Academic Advising (Social Sciences)
Ashley Phipps Academic Advisor II [LAS]
Grace Wolf Academic Advisor II [LAS]


Sociology and Criminal Justice

Mark Hagley Academic Advisor III [LAS]
Jacque Parker Academic Advisor II [LAS]



Administration and Support

Tammy Blakeley Office Receptionist
Sarah Frette Degree Audit Coordinator and Student Records
Autumn Long Data Analyst
Johna Wolfe Classification Coordinator