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Undergraduate Advising

Academic Advisers

Academic advisers support and assist students in planning their course of study. They serve as liaisons between students and offices across the University, clarifying policies and procedures and advocating for students as they adjust to college-level academics.

To schedule an appointment:

Please find and email your advisers below or call 215.895.1805. Please provide your University ID number and the reason for your visit.

Rita Berson

Rita Berson
Assistant Dean | Academic Adviser
4020 MacAlister
215.895.1805
rita.berson@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Rita Berson »

Adviser for Majors:

Biological Sciences:

  • freshmen and sophomores, non-honors, who entered in the fall of 2015 (last names M-Z)
  • freshmen, non-honors, who entered in the fall of 2016 (last names H-Z)
  • freshman and sophomore transfer students

Environmental Science:

  • freshmen and sophomores

Environmental Studies and Sustainability:

  • freshmen and sophomores

Geoscience:

  • freshmen and sophomores
Paige Reinertsen

Paige Chmielewski
Academic Adviser
206 Korman Center
215.895.0271
pr37@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Paige Chmielewski »

Adviser for Majors:

Mathematics

  • pre-juniors, juniors and seniors
Susan Cole

Susan Cole
Academic Adviser
3201 Arch Street, 2nd Floor
215.895.2905
coless@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Susan Cole »

Adviser for Majors:

Environmental Science

  • pre-juniors, juniors and seniors

Environmental Studies and Sustainability

  • pre-juniors, juniors, and seniors

Geoscience

  • pre-juniors, juniors and seniors
Mark Costello

Mark Costello
Assistant Dean | Academic Adviser
PSA 47-108
215.895.2590
mark.r.costello@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Mark Costello »

Adviser for Majors:

Anthropology

  • pre-juniors, juniors and seniors

Communication

  • pre-juniors, juniors and seniors

Sociology

  • pre-juniors, juniors and seniors
Lauren Farmer

Lauren Farmer
Academic Adviser
3021 MacAlister
215.571.3797
lauren.a.farmer@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Lauren Farmer »

Adviser for Majors:

History & Political Science, including international students in these areas

Debra L. Frank, PhD

Debra Frank
Senior Assistant Dean for Operations and Assessment
4020 MacAlister
215.895.1805
frank72@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Debra Frank »

Adviser for:

Undeclared science students

Kate Hughes

Kate Hughes
Academic Adviser
2024 MacAlister
215.895.1208
khughes@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Kate Hughes »

Adviser for Majors:

Africana Studies
Global Studies (also known as International Area Studies), including international students in this area
Modern Language Minors
Women's & Gender Studies

Tara McNair

Tara McNair
Academic Adviser
Stratton 119
215.895.0487
tara.y.mcnair@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Tara McNair »

Adviser for Majors:

Psychology

  • pre-juniors, juniors, and seniors
Chuck McNally

Chuck McNally
Assistant Dean | Academic Adviser
4020 MacAlister
215.895.1805
charles.david.mcnally@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Chuck McNally »

Adviser for Majors:

Chemistry
English

Mathematics

  • freshmen and sophomores

Philosophy
Physics

Linda Pohl

Linda Pohl
Assistant Dean | Academic Adviser
4020 MacAlister
215.895.1805
linda.s.pohl@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Linda Pohl »

Adviser for:

Online Programs

Florette Press

Florette Press
Academic Adviser
4020 MacAlister
215.895.1805
flp24@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Florette Press »

Adviser for Majors:

Anthropology

  • freshmen and sophomores

Biological Sciences

  • freshmen and sophomores, non-honors, who entered in the fall of 2015, (last names A-F)

Communication

  • freshmen and sophomores

General Humanities and Social Sciences

Psychology

  • freshmen and sophomores

Sociology

  • freshmen and sophomores
Jenny Rubin

Jennifer Rubin
Assistant Dean | Academic Adviser
4020 MacAlister
215.895.1805
jennifer.l.rubin@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Jennifer Rubin »

Adviser for Majors:

BS/MD Option

Biological Sciences

  • freshmen, non-honors, who entered in the fall of 2016 (last names A-G)
  • freshmen and sophomores in the Honors Program
Patricia Sidelsky

Patricia Sidelsky
Academic Adviser
215.895.2624
patricia.l.sidelsky@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Patricia Sidelsky »

Adviser for:

Burlington Arts & Sciences Programs

Mica Storer

Mica Storer
Academic Adviser
3401 Market Street, Suite 110
215.571.4628
mls46@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Mica Storer »

Adviser for:

Criminology and Justice Studies, including international students in this area

Leanne Thompson

Leanne Thompson
Academic Adviser
218 Papadakis Integrated Sciences Center (PISB)
215.895.2623
lmt38@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Leanne Thompson »

Adviser for Majors:

Biological Sciences

  • Pre-juniors, juniors and seniors
Nicholas Wagner

Nicholas Wagner
Academic Adviser
4020 MacAlister
215.895.1805
nicholas.g.wagner@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Nicholas Wagner »

Adviser for Majors:

Biological Sciences

  • freshmen and sophomores, non-honors, who entered in the fall of 2015 (last names G-L)

CoAS international students

  • freshmen and sophomores except GS, CJS, HIST, PSCI

English and Philosophy

  • freshman and sophomores who entered in the fall of 2015 or the fall of 2016

Study Abroad Visiting Students