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Undergraduate Advising

Meet the Undergraduate Advising Team for Drexel University's College of Arts and Sciences

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.

Remote Fall Term 2020

The Drexel College of Arts and Sciences community knows that the remote fall term and virtual courses may pose significant challenges for our students. Please know that our academic advising team is prepared to assist and to help students stay on track with their academic journey. We are committed to connecting you with the resources you will need for a productive and successful fall term.

Schedule An Appointment

We encourage students to schedule an appointment with their adviser, by using the TimeTrade links below, or by calling 215.895.2689. When you call, please provide your University ID number and let us know how we can help.

Brad Petitfils

Brad Petitfils
Director of Advising and Student Success
Phone TBD
bmp87@drexel.edu

Paige Chmielewski

Paige Chmielewski
Academic Adviser
Korman Center, 297
215.895.0271
pr37@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Paige Chmielewski »

Adviser for Majors:

Mathematics Major and Minor

Chemistry Major and Minor — last names A to M

Susan Cole

Susan Cole
Academic Adviser
2024 MacAlister
215.895.2905
coless@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Susan Cole »

Adviser for Majors:

Environmental Science Major

  • Pre-juniors, juniors and seniors

Environmental Studies and Sustainability Major

  • Pre-juniors, juniors and seniors

Geoscience Major

  • Pre-juniors, juniors and seniors

Ecology Minor
Environmental Science Minor
Geoscience Minor

Jenna Gregory

Jenna Gregory
Academic Adviser
3031 MacAlister
215.895.2689
jeg362@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Jenna Gregory »

Adviser for Majors:

Chemistry Major and Minor — last names N to Z

History Major and Minor

General Humanities and Social Sciences (GHSS) Students

Political Science Major and Minor

Psychology Major

  • Freshmen

Study Abroad Visiting Students
Undeclared Science

Kate Hughes

Kate Hughes
Academic Adviser
311 Academic Building
215.895.1208
khughes@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Kate Hughes »

Adviser for Majors:

English Major and Minor

Global Studies Major, including international students in this area
Anthropology Minor
Asian Studies Minor
Global Studies Minor
Italian Studies Minor
Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Studies Minor
Modern Language Minors & Certificates
Religious Studies Minor
Women's & Gender Studies Minor

Philosophy Major and Minor

Philosophy, Politics and Economics Major

Chuck McNally

Chuck McNally
Assistant Dean | Academic Adviser

It is with profound sadness that we share news of the unexpected passing of Chuck McNally, longtime assistant dean and academic adviser in the College of Arts and Sciences, on September 7, 2020.

For students with majors and minors in the programs listed below, please note the temporary adviser assignments in place for the fall 2020 term. You may schedule an appointment with these advisers, by using their TimeTrade links.

If you have any questions, please contact Brad Petitfils, director of academic advising and student success in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Advisers:

Chemistry Major and Minor

  • Paige Chmielewski — last names A to M
  • Jenna Gregory — last names N to Z

English Major and Minor

  • Kate Hughes

History Major and Minor

  • Jenna Gregory

Mathematics Major

  • Paige Chmielewski

Freshmen and sophomores:

Philosophy Major and Minor

  • Kate Hughes

Philosophy, Politics and Economics Major

  • Kate Hughes

Physics Major and Minor
Astrophysics Minor

  • Laurie G. Zinberg

History of Capitalism Minor

  • Jenna Gregory

Writing Minor

  • Kate Hughes
Florette Press

Florette Press
Academic Adviser
3201 Arch Street, Suite 100, Room 147
215.895.1716
flp24@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Florette Press »

Adviser for Majors:

Anthropology Major

Communication Major and Minor, including online students

Sociology Major and Minor
Medical Sociology Minor
Nonprofit Communication Minor

Meghan Rooney

Megan Strouss-Rooney
Academic Adviser
103C Stratton
215.895.6927
megan.strouss-rooney@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Megan Strouss-Rooney »


Adviser for Majors:

Online Psychology Major

Jennifer Rubin Weyant

Jennifer Rubin Weyant
Assistant Dean | Academic Adviser
3031 MacAlister
215.895.2689
jlr45@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Jennifer Rubin Weyant »

Adviser for Majors:

BS+MD Students

Biological Sciences Major

  • Freshmen and sophomores — last names A to G
  • All freshman and sophomores in the Honors Program
Mica Storer

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

Adviser for:

Criminology and Justice Studies Major, including online students
Computer Crime Minor
Criminal Justice Minor

Leanne Sweppenheiser

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

Adviser for Majors:

Biological Sciences

  • Pre-juniors, juniors and seniors

Bioinformatics Minor
Biological Sciences Minor
Bioscience and Society Minor
Neuroscience Minor

Devon M. Thomas

Devon M. Thomas
Senior Academic Adviser
103A Stratton Hall
215.895.0487
devon.m.thomas@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Devon Thomas »

Adviser for Majors:

Psychology Major

  • Sophomores, pre-juniors, juniors and seniors

Psychology Minor

Laurie Zinberg, Academic Adviser, Drexel College of Arts and Sciences

Laurie G. Zinberg
Academic Adviser
3031 MacAlister
215.895.2689
lgz23@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Laurie Zinberg »

Adviser for Majors:

Biological Sciences Major

  • Freshmen and sophomores — last names H to Z

Environmental Sciences Major

  • Freshmen and sophomores

Environmental Studies and Sustainability Major

  • Freshmen and sophomores

Geoscience Major

  • Freshmen and sophomores

Physics Major and Minor