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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 Academic Advising

General drop-in advising has ended for the summer (check back in late August for fall semester hours). Please schedule a 30 minute appointment to meet with a Broad academic advisor – see below for instructions on accessing and navigating the SIS appointment scheduling system.

  • Monday: 1pm-4pm
  • Tuesday: 10am-12pm and 1pm-4pm
  • Wednesday: 10am-12pm and 1pm-4pm
  • Thursday: 1pm-4pm

In-person: Undergraduate Academic Services in E101 Eppley Center (1st floor)
Zoom: (link and passcode will be posted when drop-ins resume for the fall)

Phone/call-in advising is no longer an option during drop-in hours. Please plan to use Zoom or come to E101 Eppley Center.

Drop-in advising is a first-come, first-served advising service. Contact us at 517-355-7605 with questions.

 

Email an advisor:
send general questions that apply to all Broad undergrad students to undergrad@broad.msu.edu.

30-Minute Academic 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.

Students are strongly encouraged to participate in academic advising interactions independently. However, if a student wishes to include another person in the advising appointment, a Release of Information Authorization must be completed and sent to the advisor (via MSU email) prior to the appointment.

Release of Information Authorization for Broad Academic Advising Appointments (PDF)

Student Rights Under the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

How to Use the Appointment System

  • Log in with your MSU NetID and password, and two-factor authentication
  • From the Students homepage, select the “Academic Progress” tile
  • Click the tab on the left, labeled “Advising/Tutoring Appointments”
  • Click “Create New Appointment”
  • Category: “Advising”
  • Advising/Tutoring Unit: “Broad College of Business”
  • Reason: “0505” for Business Advising
    • Note: RBC = 0506 and Hospitality Business = 0508
  • Select “In-person Appointment” or “Zoom Appointment” for your appointment type

For in-depth instructions on how to schedule an appointment, visit the SIS Help page.

Schedule an Appointment

Appointments are released Wednesdays for the following week.

How to Use Zoom for Appointments

Students have access to Zoom through MSU’s technology platform. Go to http://msu.zoom.us to log in with your MSU NetID and password.

Learn to Use Zoom

 

Residential Business Community (RBC) Students

RBC students MUST meet with Sherri Henry, Marcell King, or Joe Courtade Moon.

International Student Forms

The following forms must be completed by designated advisors in UAS: Curricular Practical Training (CPT) and I-20 Extension.

Dual Enrollment, Optional Practical Training (OPT) and Reduced Course Load (RCL) forms can be completed by any advisor from the Undergraduate Academic Services (UAS) office in the Broad College of Business. Dual Enrollment and RCL forms can be completed via email; OPT forms must be completed via MyOISS.

CPT or I-20 Extension Forms

Forms should be sent to Dwight Handspike (handspike@broad.msu.edu) and Melanie Wallace (wallace@broad.msu.edu) via MSU email. Please include BOTH Dwight and Melanie in the same message, and include all necessary forms and documentation.

You must complete the student sections on the form prior to sending it to Dwight and Melanie. 

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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Katie Burley

  • Academic Advisor
    Undergraduate Academic Services

Accounting Major
Business Minor
Entrepreneurship & Innovation Minor

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Jeremy Dewar

  • Academic Advisor
    Undergraduate Academic Services

Business Preference Major
Sports Business Management Minor

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Dwight Handspike

  • Senior Associate Director
    Undergraduate Academic Services

International Business Minor

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LaKeysha Locke

  • Academic Advisor
    Undergraduate Academic Services

Human Resource Management Major
Management Major
Marketing Major
Retail Management Minor
Sales Leadership Minor

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Andrea Pozniak

  • Academic Advisor
    Undergraduate Academic Services
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Samantha Sliwa

  • Academic Advisor
    Undergraduate Academic Services

Supply Chain Management Major
Information Technology Minor

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Summer Tolbert

  • Academic Advisor
    Undergraduate Academic Services

Business Preference Major

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Melanie Wallace

  • Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions
    Undergraduate Academic Services
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Dan Watson

  • Academic Advisor
    Undergraduate Academic Services

Business Admit Major

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Shannon Brecheisen

  • Assistant Dean
    Undergraduate Academic Services

Prepare for Your Academic Advising Appointment

  • Fill out all requested information in the online appointment system. 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 in your Shopping Cart using the Classes tile on the Student home page of SIS.
  • From the Students home page in SIS, select the Academic Progress tile to see how you have progressed towards graduation.
  • 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 Via TRM portal – a great way to identify and favorite your preferred programs.

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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Coursework for direct enroll and exchange programs must be evaluated and approved prior to program departure. Please submit Education Abroad syllabi for evaluation using the Broad Education Abroad Course Request Form online.

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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