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Academic Advising

Academic advisors in the Broad College are coordinators of your undergraduate experience. They provide critical information about academic programs and degree requirements, study abroad and leadership development, major choices and career options, policies and procedures, and campus resources. Advisors teach freshman seminars, advise student organizations, administer the junior admissions process, coordinate special programs and events, serve as a reference if they 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!

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: All Dual Enrollment, Reduced Course Load, Curricular Practical Training (CPT), Optional Practical Training (OPT) and I-20 extension paperwork or forms must be processed by designated advisors, listed below, from the Undergraduate Academic Services (UAS) Office in the Eli Broad College of Business.

Dwight Handspike

Andrea Pozniak

Melanie Wallace

Mariana Wong

Associate Director

Academic Advisor

Academic Advisor

Academic Advisor

Reserved Appointments for International Paperwork Processing:
Fall Semester – First two weeks of classes and November – Finals Week
Spring Semester – First two weeks of classes and March – Finals Week

During the “reserved times,” please go to to schedule an appointment.

For all other dates, please schedule an appointment online with one of the advisors listed above to gain assistance with your paperwork.

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

Advisor E-mail for General Questions

Please e-mail for answers to simple questions that apply to all students.

How can I see an academic advisor?

NOTE: The following options are for all Broad majors except Hospitality Business.

Walk-In Advising September 2-11 (10:00am-2:00pm): Walk-in advising for urgent questions about Fall semester classes, and other issues that affect Fall Semester; no future schedule planning. Students are seen on a first-come, first-served basis, and must sign in at 402a Eppley Center by 1:30pm.

Walk-In Advising Beginning September 14 (Monday-Thursday, 12:30-3:30pm): Walk-in advising for quick tips. Students can sign up in 402a Eppley Center for a same-day 10 minute time slot; time slots are limited.

Thirty-Minute Advising Appointment (Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.): Individual appointments for students to ask questions, plan schedules, discuss academic concerns, and make sure they are on track for graduation. Students must make appointments online in advance and are required to contact Undergraduate Academic Services if they cannot attend a scheduled appointment. Schedule a 30-minute appointment with a Broad College of Business Undergraduate Academic Advisor. Hospitality Business students should make an appointment to see a Hospitality Business advisor.

Please check in for your 30-minute scheduled appointment in 417 Eppley Center.


After selecting the advisor you wish to schedule with from the drop-down menu, search for the “add” under the dates listed. If the “add” is not visible, there are no appointments available with the selected advisor for that day. You may choose a different advisor from the drop-down menu, or search for dates further out in the month by selecting the arrow above the calendar. Continue to check the system as new appointments are put out weekly.

Who is my academic advisor?

Students can make an appointment to see any academic advisor listed below–the advisors work with students in all Broad majors, except Hospitality Business.

Majors Last name Advisor
Accounting A-K Andrea Pozniak
L-Z Mariana P. Wong
Finance A-E Marcell King
S-Z Andrea Pozniak
General Management & Management A-R TBD
S-Z Erica Peyton
Human Resource Management A-O Erica Peyton
P-Z Andrea Pozniak
Marketing A-P Melanie Wallace
Q-Z Marcell King
Supply Chain Management A-I Sherri Henry
J-P Dwight Handspike
Q-Z Mariana P. Wong

Specializations and Minors Last name Advisor
Entrepreneurship A-Z Mariana P. Wong
Information Technology A-Z Andrea Pozniak
International Business A-Z Dwight Handspike
Sales Communication A-Z Melanie Wallace


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