College Advising Contacts

Academic Advising College Contacts at UF

Click on the college that oversees your major to find out how academic advising is conducted in your area and to obtain your advisor’s contact information.

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

College of the Arts

Warrington College of Business

College of Design, Construction, and Planning

College of Education

Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering

College of Health & Human Performance

College of Journalism and Communications

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (and exploratory, pre-health, pre-law, and AIM students)

College of Nursing

College of Pharmacy

College of Public Health and Health Professions

Innovation Academy

University Athletic Association, Inc. at the Hawkins Center (Student Athletes Only)

UF Online

PaCE

University Honors Program

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Website: http://cals.ufl.edu/students/undergraduate-majors-contacts.php

Academic advising in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) is provided by faculty and staff in the student’s major. Students should contact the Undergraduate Coordinator or Academic Adviser in their major for more information.

Agricultural Education and Communication
Becky Trammell
352-273-2573

Agricultural Operations Management
Robin Snyder
352-392-1864 ext 116

Animal Sciences
Amie Imler
352-392-9739

Biology
Britta Osborne
352-392-1963

Brandi Phillips
352-273-3572

Botany
Undergraduate Coordinator: Dr. Christine Davis
352-846-1156

Entomology and Nematology
Ruth Brumbaugh
352-273-3912

Family, Youth and Community Sciences
Kathryn Ivey
352-392-2201

Food and Resource Economics
Dr. Mikael Sandberg
352-294-7621

Food Science and Human Nutrition
Herschel Johnson
352-294-3701

Jenna Grogan
352-294-3702

Horticultural Sciences
Curtis Smyder
352-273-4781

Microbiology and Cell Sciences
Dr. Bryan Korithoski
352-392-8350

Plant Science
Amy Vasquez
352-273-4573

School of Forest Resources and Conservation (includes Interdisciplinary Marine Sciences and Geomatics)
Kristina Haselier
352-846-0847

School of Natural Resources and Environment
Karen Bray
352-846-1644

Soil and Water Science
Mike Sisk
352-294-3152

Wildlife Ecology and Conservation
Claire Williams
352-846-0633

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College of the Arts

Website:  http://arts.ufl.edu/directory/advisors/

College of the Arts students are advised by their respective departments.

Art & Art History
Dana Myers
108 Fine Arts Building C (FAC)
(352) 273-3056
E-mail: dmyers@arts.ufl.edu

Music
Mutlu Citim-Kepic
106 Music Building (MUB)
(352) 273-3159
E-mail: mcitim@arts.ufl.edu

Theatre and Dance
Kevin Austin
233 McGuire Theatre & Dance Pavilion
(352) 273-0519
E-mail: kaustin@arts.ufl.edu

Digital Worlds Institute
Phillip Klepacki
207 University Auditorium
(352) 846-3426
E-mail:  pklepacki@arts.ufl.edu

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Warrington College of Business

The Warrington College of Business Administration has two separate advising offices:  the Fisher School of Accounting advises accounting students and the Heavener School of Business advises all other business majors.

Fisher School of Accounting

210 Gerson Hall (GER)
(352) 273-0200
E-mail: fsoa@warrington.ufl.edu
Website: http://warrington.ufl.edu/accounting/myfisher/advising.asp

The Fisher School of Accounting’s undergraduate advisors are available by appointment. Accounting majors are advised to seek guidance well in advance of registration periods.

Undergraduate Advisors

Larah Clark

Georganne Watson

Graduate Advisor
John Laibson

Heavener School of Business
333 Heavener Hall (HVNR)
(352) 273-0165
E-mail: undergraduate.business@ufl.edu (on campus students only)

On campus business majors are advised by professional academic advisors in a centralized office, freshman through senior year. Students are assigned to an academic advisor based on their major. Students who are enrolled in the online degree program are advised by a designated team of advisors. The school's study abroad advisors work with all UF students who are interested in Heavener School of Business study abroad or exchange programs. All advisors are available by appointment, on a walk-in basis, via e-mail, and the Web.

Associate Director
Erica Byrnes
E-mail:  erica.byrnes@warrington.ufl.edu

Marketing
Melissa Forgione
E-mail: melissa.forgione@warrington.ufl.edu

Finance and Information Systems
Renee Clark
E-mail: renee.clark@warrington.ufl.edu

Bernadine Thomas
E-mail: bernadine.thomas@warrington.ufl.edu

General Studies and Management
Jaime Little
E-mail: jaime little@warrington.ufl.edu

Michelle Schwager
E-mail:  michelle.schwager@warrington.ufl.edu 

Leigh Smadbeck 
E-mail:  leigh.smadbeck@warrington.ufl.edu

UF Online Business Program (for distance learning students who are not pursuing an on campus major)
Website:  http://warrington.ufl.edu/undergraduate/academics/bsba-iba/

Kari Shattuck
E-mail:  kari.shattuck@warrington.ufl.edu

Natasha Plunkett
E-mail: natasha.plunkett@warrington.ufl.edu

Study Abroad
Website:  http://warrington.ufl.edu/undergraduate/intl/

Lucy DiLeo
E-mail: lucy.dileo@warrington.ufl.edu

Andrea Kim
E-mail: andrea.kim@warrington.ufl.edu

Joe Rojo
E-mail: joe.rojo@warrington.ufl.edu

Jason Ward
E-mail: jason.ward@warrington.ufl.edu

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College of Design, Construction, and Planning

Advisement Center
331 Architecture Building (ARCH)
E-mail: advising@dcp.ufl.edu
Website: http://www.dcp.ufl.edu/academics/academic-advising

The College of Design, Construction and Planning has two separate advising offices-- one for architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, and sustainability majors and one for building construction majors.

Architecture, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, and Sustainability & the Built Environment
Freshman/sophomore architecture majors are advised by the College of Design, Construction and Planning’s Advisement Center; junior and senior architecture majors are assigned to a faculty advisor.

Pat De Jong, Assistant Director for Academic Affairs
(352) 294-1400
E-mail: patricde@dcp.ufl.edu

Allicia Bolen, Academic Advisor
(352) 294-1411
E-mail: alliciabo@dcp.ufl.edu

Stacy Peazant, Academic Advisor
(352) 294-1419
E-mail: speazant@dcp.ufl.edu

Architecture Faculty Advisor
John Maze
236 Architecture Building (ARCH)
(352) 392-0205, ext. 210
E-mail: maze@ufl.edu

Interior Design Faculty Advisor
Candy Carmel-Gilfilen
334 Architecture Building (ARCH)
(352) 392-0252, x335
Email: carmelcn@ufl.edu

Landscape Architecture Faculty Advisor
Tina Gurucharri
431 Architecture Building (ARCH)
(352) 392-6098, x328
E-mail:  guruch@ufl.edu

Rinker School of Construction Management
Undergraduate Studies Office
304 Rinker Hall (RNK)
(352) 273-1150
Website:  http://www-dev.bcn.ufl.edu/academics/undergraduate/construction-management/

Sallie Schattner, Admission-Registrar Officer Undergraduate Advisor
(352) 273-1180
E-mail: sallieas@ufl.edu

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College of Education

Student Services
G416 Norman Hall (NRN)
E-mail: student-help@coe.ufl.edu
Website:  http://education.ufl.edu/student-services/

The College of Education has a formal process of selective admission to our upper-division teacher education program as a student transitions into the junior year. Prior to candidacy, the Student Services office is the primary advising contact. After admission, a faculty advisor is assigned to each student, and Student Services becomes a secondary advising contact. The Student Services office also provides education minors with advising and general teacher certification advising for non-ED students.

Robin Rossie
Undergraduate admissions/advising
(352) 273-4377
E-mail: rrossie@coe.ufl.edu

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Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering

First-year engineering students in Aerospace Engineering (ASE), Chemical Engineering (CHE),  Computer Science (CSE), Digital Arts & Sciences (DAS), Exploratory Engineering, Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISE), and Mechanical Engineering (ME) are advised in the College’s Undergraduate Student Affairs office in 204 Weil Hall. First-year students are beginning students (not transfer students) admitted in summer B or fall, regardless of number of credit hours. All other engineering students are advised by their respective departments. All engineering majors are required to see an academic advisor at least once each semester.

Engineering Advising Center(All first year engineering students except Biomedical, Civil, Materials and Nuclear; all exploratory engineers)
204 Weil Hall (WEIL)
(352) 392-0944
E-mail:  advising@eng.ufl.edu
Website:  http://www.eng.ufl.edu/students/

Maureen Cox
E-mail:  mcox@eng.ufl.edu

Andrea Fabic
E-mail:  afabic@eng.ufl.edu

Deb Mayhew
E-mail: dmayh@eng.ufl.edu

Joel Parker
E-mail: jpark@eng.ufl.edu

Janna Underhill
E-mail:  janna@eng.ufl.edu

Matt Williams
E-mail: mwilliams@eng.ufl.edu

Gator Engineering @ Santa Fe College
Jennifer Gove-Cooper
212 Weil Hall (WEIL)
(352) 392-0944
Email: jgove@eng.ufl.edu
Website: http://www.sfcollege.edu/gators/engineering/

Agricultural & Biological Engineering
Website:  http://www.abe.ufl.edu/academics/undergraduate/index.shtml

Jim Leary
115 Rogers Hall (ROG)
(352) 392-1864, x115
E-mail: DrLeary@ufl.edu

Robin Snyder
116 Rogers Hall (ROG)
(352) 392-1864, x116
E-mail: rsnyder@ufl.edu

Biomedical Engineering
JG-56 Biomedical Sciences Building (BMS)
(352) 273-9321
Website: http://undergraduate.bme.ufl.edu/

Dr. David Gilland
BMS JG-47

Kristin Theus
BMS JG-55

Chemical Engineering
Website:  http://www.che.ufl.edu/Cur_UnderGrad_Std_Info.htm

Spyros Svoronos
264 Chemical Engineering Student Center (CHE-SC)
(352) 392-9101
E-mail: svoronos@ufl.edu

Cynthia Sain
262 Chemical Engineering Student Center (CHE-SC)
(352) 392-0095
E-mail: csain@ufl.edu

Civil Engineering
Website:  http://www.essie.ufl.edu/departments/civil_and_coastal_engineering/cce_undergrad_student_info/

Robert Thieke
370D Weil Hall (WEIL)
(352) 392-9537, x1420
E-mail: rthie@ce.uf.edu

Sophie Spratley
370C Weil Hall (WEIL)
(352) 392-9537, x1421
E-mail: sophie.spratley@essie.ufl.edu

Computer Engineering
Website:  https://www.ece.ufl.edu/content/cpe-undergraduate-academics

230 Larsen Hall (LAR)
(352) 392-9758

Computer Science and Digital Arts and Sciences
Website:  http://cise.ufl.edu/academics/undergrad/

Todd Best
405 CSE
(352) 392-1090
E-mail: tbest@cise.ufl.edu

Kevin Bird
405 CSE
(352) 392-1090
E-mail: kevin.bird@ufl.edu

Jessica McCarty
405 CSE
(352) 392-1090
E-mail: jessicanmccarty@ufl.edu

Electrical Engineering
Website:  http://www.ece.ufl.edu/content/electrical-engineering-undergraduate-academics

Nicole Young
230 Larsen Hall (LAR)
(352) 392-9758
E-mail: undergradadvising@ece.ufl.edu

Environmental Engineering Sciences
Website:  http://www.essie.ufl.edu/departments/environmental_engineering_sciences/ees_undergrad_student_info/

Jean-Claude Bonzongo
217 Black Hall (BLK)
(352) 392-7604
E-mail: bonzongo@ufl.edu

Barbi Jackson
217A Black Hall (BLK)
(352) 392-8450
E-mail: barbib@ufl.edu

Industrial & Systems Engineering
Website:  http://www.ise.ufl.edu/current-students/undergraduate-students/

Heather Nemeth
371 Weil Hall (WEIL)
(352) 392-1464, x2026

Materials Science & Engineering; Nuclear Engineering; and Nuclear & Radiological Engineering
108 Rhines Hall (RHN)
(352) 846-3312
advising@mse.ufl.edu

Jordan Williams
E-mail: jwilliams@mse.ufl.edu

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
219 Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Building A (MAE)
Website:  http://www.mae.ufl.edu/Undergraduate/Undergrad_Advising.aspx

Paul Rocha
E-mail: parocha@ufl.edu

Shirley Robinson
(352) 846-1375
E-mail: slr@ufl.edu

Salena Robinson
(352) 392-0963
E-mail: salena@ufl.edu

Bruce Carroll
218 Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Building A (MAE)
(352) 392-4943
E-mail: bfc@ufl.edu

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College of Health & Human Performance

Academic advising in the College of Health and Human Performance is based on major. Students interested in speaking with an advisor can view the online advising calendar to make an appointment or view advisor walk-in hours.

Applied Physiology & Kinesiology; Athletic Training
DeEtta Rhodes
100 Florida Gym (FLG)
(352) 294-1707
E-mail: drhodes@hhp.ufl.edu

Health Education & Behavior
Brittany Schambow
11 Florida Gym (FLG)
(352) 294-1804
E-mail: bschambow@ufl.edu

Tourism, Recreation and Sport Management
Dawn Shores
330E Florida Gym (FLG)
(352) 392-4042
E-mail: dshores@hhp.ufl.edu

UF Online
ALejandra Delgado
246 Florida Gym (FLG)
(352) 294-7847
E-mail:  aledelgar@ufl.edu

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College of Journalism and Communications

Office for Undergraduate Affairs (PATH: Professional Advising & Teaching Hub)
1060 Weimer Hall (WEIM)
(352) 392-1124
E-mail:  advising@jou.ufl.edu
Website:www.cjcadvising.com

Students majoring in advertising, journalism, public relations, or telecommunication obtain advising from the College of Journalism and Communications PATH advisers. Appointments are encouraged but not necessary (send email request to address above).

  • Mike Weigold, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs and Enrollment Management
  • Nicki Dankers
  • Judy Hunter
  • Tom Krynski
  • Meisha Wade
  • Bridget Dunbar

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College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (and exploratory, pre-health, pre-law, and AIM students)

Academic Advising Center
100 Farrior Hall (AAC)
(352) 392-1521
Advising Website:  http://www.advising.ufl.edu/
Advisor Contact Website:  http://advising.ufl.edu/advise/services.shtml

Students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) are advised by the Academic Advising Center (AAC), a centralized office with a team of professional academic advisors. CLAS majors are not assigned to an academic advisor, but can request a specific advisor. Students also receive advice from their major/department on major-specific questions. Botany, zoology, and biology departmental advising is conducted by designated AAC advisors. 

In addition, the Academic Advising Center also advises all UF students who are exploratory, pre-health, pre-law, or in the first year of the AIM Program.

The AAC provides advising services primarily on a walk-in basis from 8AM-11:30 AM and 1:30 PM-4:30 PM weekdays, although appointments, e-mail, and phone advising services are also available during non-peak times.

Joseph F. Spillane, Director, CLAS Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Ryan Braun
Andie Cochran, CLAS Career Advisor
Robyn Firth
Chris Hoffman
Brittany Hoover
Ashley Jacobs
Glenn Kepic, Associate Director
Dylan King
Bobbi Knickerbocker
Robert Kwong
Laura Beth Lancaster
Fallen Lee
Sara Mock, Assistant Director
Nicholas Mrozinske, Associate Director
Rachel Nelson
Lynn O'Sickey, Associate Director
Lou Powers
Nicole Raymond
Kathy Rex, Assistant Director
Nigel Richardson
Christine Richmond, Assistant Director
Claudine Tolbert

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College of Nursing

Office of Student Services
G205 Health Professions, Nursing, and Pharmacy Building (HPNP)
(352) 273-6400 (selection option 1)
Website: http://admissions.nursing.ufl.edu/degrees/undergraduate/generic-bsn/

The Office of Student Services in the College of Nursing provides advising for nursing students. Freshmen and sophomores can see Kenneth Foote or Wanda Washington. All junior and senior nursing majors should see Mr. Foote.

Freshman through Senior year
Kenneth Foote
E-mail: kfoote@ufl.edu

Freshmen and Sophomores only
Wanda Washington
E-mail: wanda@ufl.edu

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College of Pharmacy

Office of Student Services
G205 Health Professions, Nursing, and Pharmacy Building (HPNP)
(352) 273-6400 (selection option 1)

Wanda Washington (pre-pharmacy majors)
Email: wanda@ufl.edu

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College of Public Health and Health Professions

Office of Student Services
G205 Health Professions, Nursing, and Pharmacy Building (HPNP)
(352) 273-6400 (selection option 1)
Email: phhp-advising@phhp.ufl.edu
Website: http://bhs.phhp.ufl.edu/

The Office of Student Services provides advising for all communication sciences and disorders and health sciences majors.

Robert Doyle
Email: rob.doyle@phhp.ufl.edu

Kendra Hamilton
Email: kcherise@phhp.ufl.edu

Wanda Washington
Email: wanda@ufl.edu

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Innovation Academy

Innovation Academy
321 Infirmary Building
(352) 294-1785

The mission of the Innovation Academy (IA) Academic Advising Office is to provide accessible, knowledgeable, and honest advising to all IA students. IA advisors can help you successfully transition to the university and guide you toward meeting your educational and career goals. We can talk with you about IA, the IA minor, your major, exploring other majors, campus resources, and career and personal goals. Walk-in advising hours are listed on our website.

Innovation Academy
Brittany Hoover
E-mail: bhoover@aa.ufl.edu

Xavier Richardson
E-mail: zavirich@aa.ufl.edu

For a complete listing of IA’s college advisors, see http://innovationacademy.ufl.edu/advising/.

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University Athletic Association, Inc. at the Hawkins Center (Student Athletes Only)

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UF Online

Students enrolled in UF Online are advised by dedicated advisors from the college and/or department associated with the major in which they are enrolled. Visit the UF Online Student Handbook to view the list of advisors for each college and major:

UF Online Advisors

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PaCE

PaCE Advisors

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University Honors Program

University Honors Program
343 Infirmary
(352) 392-1519
Website:  http://www.honors.ufl.edu/

Honors Program staff are available to assist honors students with strategic planning, long-term career goals, and routine curriculum advising related to all aspects of their academic and professional interests. Students may call the office to make an appointment for advising or coaching, or stop by during walk-in hours with quick questions.

In addition, our associate director is available to all students to discuss nationally competitive awards applications such as Fulbright, Rhodes, and Truman. See http://www.honors.ufl.edu/Prestigious-External-Scholarships.aspx for more information.

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