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Academic Advising

Academic Advising Options

NOTE: The following options are for students currently pursuing or interested in pursuing a major in Accounting, Finance, Human Resource Management, Management, Marketing, or Supply Chain Management. Hospitality Business students should use the Hospitality Business advising services. Students must bring their MSU Spartan ID to drop-in advising and 30 minute appointments.


Drop-In Advising in Eppley Center 

Drop-In Advising is cancelled for Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Advising quick questions. Students are seen on a first-come, first-served basis, and must sign in.

  • Drop-In advising will be available Monday – Thursday, 9:00-11:00am and 1:00-3:00 pm in Eppley 102.  Sign-in begins at 9:00 am and again at 1:00 pm (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 5:00-7:00pm in 102 Eppley Center.
  • The following topics cannot  be addressed in Drop-In advising:

Drop-In Advising in the Neighborhoods
Neighborhood Drop-In Advising will resume the week of September 10.

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

30 Minute Advising Appointment (Monday-Friday): 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. Hospitality Business students should make an appointment to see a Hospitality Business advisorPlease check in for your 30-minute scheduled appointment in 402a Eppley Center.

Advisor E-mail: Students can e-mail for answers to simple questions that apply to all students; response time is three business days.

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
Go to 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.

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