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Broad College academic advisors are coordinators of your undergraduate experience. We provide critical information about academic programs and degree requirements, education abroad, leadership development, major choices, career options, policies and procedures, and campus resources.

The following services are for students currently pursuing or interested in pursuing all Broad majors except hospitality business. Students currently pursuing or interested in pursuing hospitality business have access to customized hospitality business advising services.

Drop-in Advising

Drop-in Advising in Eppley Center

Drop-in advising is for quick questions. Students are seen on a first-come, first-served basis, and must sign in. Students must bring their MSU Spartan ID.

  • Drop-in advising will be available Monday–Thursday, 9:00-11:00 a.m. and 1:00-3:00 p.m. in 102 Eppley. Sign-in begins at 9:00 a.m. and again at 1:00 p.m. (Sign-in may end early if demand exceeds our ability to see all students by the end of the day.)
  • Evening Drop-in Advising: Wednesdays 5:00-7:00 p.m. in 102 Eppley.
  • The following topics cannot be addressed in drop-in advising:

Drop-in Advising in the Neighborhoods

  • South Neighborhood (Holden): Mondays 1:00-3:30 p.m.
  • East Neighborhood (Hubbard): Tuesdays 1:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Brody Neighborhood: Wednesdays 1:00-4:00 p.m.
  • River Trail Neighborhood (McDonel): Wednesdays 2:15-5:15 p.m.
  • North Neighborhood (MSU Union): Thursdays 1:00-3:30 p.m.

30-Minute Advising Appointment (Monday-Friday)

These are individual appointments for students to ask questions, plan schedules, discuss academic concerns and make sure they are on track for graduation. To make the most of your advising appointment, please prepare for your academic advising appointment. Students must make appointments online in advance and are required to cancel in advance through the scheduling system if they cannot attend a scheduled appointment. Please check in for your 30-minute scheduled appointment in 402A Eppley Center and bring your MSU Spartan ID.

Advisor Email

Students can email undergrad@broad.msu.edu for answers to simple questions that apply to all students; response time is three business days.

How to Use the Appointment System

Log in with your MSU NetID and password, and select “Get Advising” in the upper right corner of the Student Success Dashboard homepage.

Appointments are released Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings for the following week.

Schedule an Appointment

Residential Business Community (RBC) Students

Log into the Student Success Dashboard with your MSU NetID and password, and select “Get Advising” in the upper right corner of the page. RBC students MUST select “River Trail Engagement Center – Business Advising” as the location in the online scheduling system to meet with Amy Radford-Popp or Marcell King.

Broad Academic Advisors

Students are not assigned a specific advisor. You can see any academic advisor listed below–the advisors work with students in all Broad majors and minors, except hospitality business.

Advisors facilitate freshman seminars, advise student organizations, administer the college/major admission process, coordinate special programs and events, serve as a reference if we know you well, certify your graduation and work with university administrators on your behalf. We look forward to serving you and getting to know you during your college career!

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Stephanie Brewer

  • Academic Advisor
    Undergraduate Academic Services
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Samantha Sliwa

  • Academic Advisor
    Undergraduate Academic Services
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Jeremy Dewar

  • Academic Advisor
    Undergraduate Academic Services
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Dwight Handspike

  • Senior Associate Director
    Undergraduate Academic Services
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Sherri Henry

  • Associate Director
    Undergraduate Academic Services
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Ken Horne, Jr.

  • Academic Advisor
    Undergraduate Academic Services
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William Horton-Anderson

  • Academic Advisor
    Undergraduate Academic Services
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Erica Peyton

  • Academic Advisor
    Undergraduate Academic Services
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Andrea Pozniak

  • Academic Advisor
    Undergraduate Academic Services
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Megan Stevenson

  • Academic Advisor
    Undergraduate Academic Services
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Melanie Wallace

  • Academic Advisor
    Undergraduate Academic Services
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Shannon Brecheisen

  • Director
    Undergraduate Academic Services

Prepare for Your Academic Advising Appointment

  • Fill out all requested information in the online appointment system (name, PID, major, email, etc.). If you do not provide complete information, your appointment may be cancelled. We ask that you do not schedule multiple appointments within a short time (1-2 weeks), as appointment times are limited and in high demand.
  • Know the requirements.
  • If your appointment will include a discussion of future class schedule planning, please attempt to plan a tentative schedule on your planner in Schedule Builder.
  • Check Degree Navigator to see how you have progressed towards graduation. Log in and select your major (on the right of the screen), then select “Audit-Full Report with Course Status” from the drop-down menu. Check marks = requirement complete, Xs = requirement not complete; Degree Navigator takes your current enrollment into account, not just completed credits.
  • Make a written list of questions you plan to ask during your appointment.
  • Bring any forms you need signed with you in paper form – you will not have access to print forms in your advisor’s office.
  • Identify transfer credit equivalencies using Transfer MSU, although it’s always best to confirm this information with an academic advisor if you have any questions.
  • Research Education Abroad options using the online Program Search tool – a great way to identify your favorite programs.

International Student Forms

The following forms must be completed by designated advisors in UAS: Reduced Course Load (RCL), Curricular Practical Training (CPT) and I-20 Extension. See the information below for instructions for making a reserved appointment for RCL/CPT/I-20 Extension forms processing.

Dual enrollment and Optional Practical Training (OPT) forms can be completed by any advisor from the Undergraduate Academic Services (UAS) office in the Broad College of Business. These forms can be completed during an advising appointment or drop-in advising. DO NOT make an international forms reserved appointment.

Reserved Appointments for RCL/CPT/I-20 Extension Forms

Visit our Broad International Forms Scheduler to schedule a reserved international forms appointment. These appointments are only for international form processing.

If the reserved times are full, you can also schedule an academic advising appointment to gain assistance with your RCL/CPT/I-20 Extension paperwork with one of the following advisors:

Stephanie Brewer
Dwight Handspike
Andrea Pozniak
Melanie Wallace

Prior to your appointment, you must complete the student sections associated with the paperwork that you need to have reviewed. You should also bring any additional documentation that would support the paperwork that you need completed.

Students who are unable to enroll in courses due to certain restrictions or because the class is currently full may request an enrollment system override in order to enroll.

Broad Undergraduate Academic Services (UAS) advisors cannot grant overrides. Students must fill out the online request form (for Broad courses) or follow departmental procedures (for courses outside Broad).

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Information for Broad majors and non-Broad majors on the policies regarding changing into and out of majors.

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Reach your maximum academic potential while utilizing the academic support offered by Michigan State and the Eli Broad College of Business. We offer a host of free support services—individual and group peer tutoring, and academic skills workshops—as well as space to gather and study with peers.

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Currently enrolled MSU students may submit business-subject courses for evaluation by Broad College faculty reviewers by submitting the Transfer Course Evaluation Request Form online. Read the Transfer Course Policy and Request Process for a complete explanation of the Broad College transfer course policy.

Education Abroad coursework is evaluated through a separate process. Please email Ms. Melanie Wallace and Mr. Dwight Handspike with program and course information to initiate this process.

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Contact Us

  • Undergraduate Academic Services (UAS)
  • Eppley Center
  • 667 N Shaw Ln Rm 402A
  • East Lansing, MI 48824
  • Phone: (517) 355-7605