Academic Advising

Academic advising for undergraduates

Your academic advisor is here to guide you through your academic experience. Plan to meet with them at least once a semester to discuss your academic and career interests, degree progress, selecting courses, and how to connect with campus resources.­

Our advisors

Sharron Cherry

Merchandising + Interior Design + Comprehensive Design


Elke Pessl

Merchandising + Interior Design + Comprehensive Design


Headshot of Nell Weatherwax

Nell Weatherwax

Fashion Design B.A. + Studio Art B.A. & B.F.A. + minors in Illustration, Creative Technologies in Art and Design, Studio Art

Studio Art areas include: ceramics, digital art, fibers, graphic design, metalsmithing + jewelry design, painting and drawing, photography, printmaking, and sculpture.

How to meet with an advisor

Make an appointment with your major or minor advisor using the Student Appointment Scheduler. Click on Search for other advisors if needed and type the advisor’s name to view their calendar for available days and times. You'll receive a confirmation email after scheduling your appointment, which will give you options and instructions about phone, email and/or Zoom appointments.