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Advising Announcements

Degree plan holds become effective either November 1 for registration for the next Spring and Summer semester, or April 1 for the registration for the following Fall.

University policy requires all degree seeking students to be advised.

Returning Undergraduate Students

Your degree plan hold will be lifted when you meet with an advisor.

Select your college from the list on the right and contact the academic advisor for your major.

New Freshman Students

Your advising hold will be lifted when you attend Monarch Orientation and meet with an advisor.

New Transfer Students

Transfers with 23 or fewer credits are required to participate in Monarch Orientation.

Transfers with 24 or more credits may participate an optional Mini Monarch Orientation or meet with an academic advisor to register for courses.

All students should complete the pre-enrollment tasks as identified on the Admitted Student Checklist.

Your degree plan hold will be lifted when you attend Monarch Orientation or meet with an academic advisor.

Distance Learning Students

New ODU Online students need to first complete the online orientation.

Then, you will contact your ODUOnline Student Success Director for an appointment. Your degree plan hold will be lifted when you meet for your advising appointment.

Second Degree Students

Your degree plan hold will be lifted when you meet with an advisor. Please contact your advisor for an appointment.

Select your college from the list on the right and contact the academic advisor for your major.

Graduate Students

Contact your graduate program director or academic department for advising.

College of Arts & Letters

Program Advisor Office Phone
Advising Center College of Arts and Letters Academic Advising Center
BAL 1006 683-6439
College of Arts & Letters Advisor List

Strome College of Business

Program Advisor Office Phone
Undergraduate Advising Center
Advising Center (BusinessAdvising@odu.edu) Undergraduate Advising and Career Management Center CONST 1011 683-5777
  • Associate Director of Undergraduate Advising (Last name H-N for First semester transfer and students with 80 credits or above)
  • Students at risk for application denial or academic alarm in the Strome College of Business
Will Miller CONST 1011 683-5777
Academic Advisor (Last name A-G for First semester transfer and students with 80 credits or above) Marissa Pettinelli CONST 1011 683-5777
Academic Advisor (Last name O-Z for First semester transfer and students with 80 credits or above) Chelonda Walker CONST 1011 683-5777
Academic Success Advisor (New and current freshman with less than 30 credit hours)
Kara Werkmeister CONST 1011 683-5777
Academic Departments
Accounting
Will Miller CONST 1011 683-5777
Business Analytics Ali Ardalan CONST 2056 683-6789
Economics Mohamed Rahoui CONST 2047 683-4341
Finance Sara Riggs CONST 2152 683-3563
Information Systems & Technology Roya Ardalan CONST 2081 683-5959
International Business Elko Klijn CONST 2040 683-5013
Management Jennifer Klinger CONST 2032 683-5014
Marketing Michelle Carpenter CONST 2126 683-3557
Port and Maritime
Ricardo Ungo CONST 2074 683-5364

Darden College of Education & Professional Studies

Program Advisor Office Phone
Advising Center Career and Advising Resource Center ED 1107 683-4789
Darden College of Education Advisor List

Batten College of Engineering & Technology

Program

Advisor

Office

Phone

Engineering Fundamentals Division (EFD)

Engineering Fundamentals Division

Kristin Eden

ESB 1104D

683-5604

Completion Coordinator

Maria Doran

ESB 1104C

683-5877

Academic Success Advisor (Eligible for MATH 102M/103M, or Eligible for MATH 162M or above and Last name M-Z)

Kevin Muchiri

ESB 1104E

683-5217

Transfer Student Success Advisor

Anna Lacy

ESB 1104

683-6301

Academic Departments

Aerospace Engineering

Xiaoyu Zhang

KAUF 238

683-4913

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Gangfeng Ma

KAUF 129G

683-4732

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Vishnu Lakdawala/

Lisa Moser

KAUF 217

KAUF 231

683-4665

683-4379

Engineering Management (Undergraduate Minor)

Kim Bullington

ESB 2101K

683-4938

Engineering Technology-Civil Engineering

Micheal Seek

KAUF 102

683-3775

Engineering Technology-Computer Engineering

Otilia Popescu

KAUF 102

683-6560

Engineering Technology-Electrical Engineering

Otilia Popescu

KAUF 102

683-6560

Engineering Technology-Mechanical Engineering Technology

Nathan Luetke

KAUF 102

683-3765

Mechanical Engineering

Xiaoyu Zhang

KAUF 238

683-4913

Modeling & Simulation Engineering

Jim Leathrum

ECSB 1115

683-3749

College of Health Sciences

Program Advisor Office Phone
INTENDED CONTACTS: For students not yet admitted into their program.
Advising Center (HSAdvising@odu.edu) College of Health Sciences Advising Center HLTH 3133 683-5137
Director of Advising (Last names Q-Z)
Leanne White HLTH 3133
683-5137
College Advisor (Last names A-G)
Brittani Wyskocil
HLTH 3133
683-5137
College Advisor (Last names H-P)
HSAdvising@odu.edu HLTH 3133
683-5137
ADMITTED CONTACTS: For students who have applied and were officially admitted into their program.
Cytotechnology Deborah Krzyzaniak HLTH 2118 683-3589
Dental Hygiene (BSDH Entry Level Program) Brenda Bradshaw
HLTH 3102 683-5150
Dental Hygiene (BSDH Post-Licensure Online Program) Amber Hunt HLTH 2011 683-3338
Environmental Health Charlene Brassington HLTH 3121 683-6706
Health Services Administration Jim Bellamy HLTH 3112 683-6180
Medical Laboratory Science Barbara Kraj HLTH 2118 683-3589
Nuclear Medicine Technology Sara Maynard
HLTH 2114 683-3247
Nursing Suzanne Van Orden VBHEC 169A 683-5245
Public Health Jim Bellamy HLTH 3112 683-6180

College of Sciences

Program Advisor Office Phone
Advising Center (cosadvising@odu.edu) College of Sciences Advising Center MGB 236 683-6792
Director of Advising (Biology & Intended Psychology) Reneldo Randall MGB 236 683-6790
Academic Advisor (Biology & Intended Psychology) *Last names A-G
Christine Woods
MGB 236 683-3274
Academic Advisor (Biology & Intended Psychology) *Last names H-O Keith Krepcho MGB 236 683-7118
Academic Advisor (Biology & Intended Psychology) *Last names P-Z Kerri Musick
MGB 236 683-3170
Chemistry/Biochemistry Kalpana Mahadevan ALFRN 314 683-3162
Computer Science (60+ credits or less than 60 credits but eligible for CS 250 and MATH 163 or above) Janet Brunelle ECSB 3210 683-7714
Computer Science (0-59 credits) Mirta Williams Dragas 1103D 683-7793
Math/Statistics Robert Strozak 2003H STROME ENTR CTR
683-3913
Ocean/Earth/Atmospheric Sciences David Burdige
OCNPS 439 683-4930
Physics Perry Nerem OCNPS 211 683-3611
Pre-Health Committee/BSMD Information Reneldo Randall MGB 236 683-6790
Psychology (Declared majors only) Suzanne Morrow
MGB 236C 683-4213

School of Cybersecurity

Program Advisor Office Phone
Cybersecurity & Cyber Operations Majors with 0-59 credits Lenora Thorbjornsen 1010 Student Success Center (SSC) 683-4599
Cybersecurity Majors with 60+ credits Saltuk Karahan 1133A Monarch Hall 683-3815
Cyber Operations Majors with 60+ credits Peng Jiang 1133B Monarch Hall 683-5522

Center for Major Exploration & Mane Connect Success Coaching

Program Advisor Office Phone
Advising Center (cme@odu.edu)
Center for Major Exploration & Mane Connect Success Coaching WEBB 1500 683-4805
Meet Your Success Coach

Honors College

Program Advisor Office Phone
Dean, Honors College
Dr. David Metzger
1126 Monarch Hall 683-4865

ODUOnline/Distance Learning

College Advisor Email Office
College of Arts and Letters DLALadvising@odu.edu Remote
Strome College of Business DLBUadvising@odu.edu Remote
Darden College of Education & Professional Studies

DLEDadvising@odu.edu

Remote
Batten College of Engineering & Technology DLENadvising@odu.edu Remote
College of Health Sciences
DLHSadvising@odu.edu Remote
College of Sciences DLSCadvising@odu.edu Remote
Director of Student Success Services Morgan Morrison 432 Gornto Hall, 683-5658
ODUOnline Academic Advisors

Center for Advising Administration and Academic Partnerships

Program Advisor Office Phone
Advising Center Advising Administration and Academic Partnerships SStudent Success Center (SSC) 683-3699
Advising Center Directory

Student Success Center
Norfolk, VA 23529 757-683-3699
advisor@odu.edu