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Summer 2017 Advising by Appointment Only

Summer 2017 Advising (through 8/11)

by Appointment Only

Students in the economics major or exploring the economics major as their primary major can schedule half hour appointments by visiting the appointment scheduling website.  Students already in the economics major should schedule an appointment with their assigned adviser (listed in LionPATH under “adviser information”).  Phone appointments are fine in the summer for students not near campus!  Just indicate in the appointment notes that it will be by phone and call your adviser at your appointment time.

Appointment Cancellation

If you are unable to make your scheduled appointment, you may cancel your appointment through the scheduling system.  Please also contact the adviser via e-mail if you cancel less than 24 hours in advance.

How to Schedule an Appointment in Starfish

appointment scheduling instructions

Fall semester start drop-in advising (8/14-8/25)

Reserved for questions about fall scheduling only.  No graduation planning or transfer credit review.

Appointments resume on August 28th (see below).

Week before fall 2017 begins (8/14-8/18)

10:30-11:30 Monday-Thursday (advisers are NOT available on Friday, 8/18)

Drop/add week drop-in hours (8/21-8/25)

Monday-Friday:
8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

See below for drop-in advising hours during the regular fall semester

Fall Appointments (beginning 8/28)

Students in the economics major or exploring the economics major can schedule half hour appointments by visiting the Starfish.  Students already in the economics major should schedule an appointment with their assigned adviser (listed in LionPATH under “adviser information”).

***Economics minors or those exploring the economics minor may not schedule appointments and must come to drop-in advising.  

Students who are more than 15 minutes late will forfeit their appointment.

Appointments are meant for issues that you know will take longer than 10 minutes. Examples of topics that should be covered in an appointment include:

  • Change of major or concurrent major
  • Long-range planning
  • Transferring credits from other institutions
  • Study abroad planning
  • Major/career/postgraduate exploration

Appointment Cancellation

If you are unable to make your scheduled appointment, you may cancel your appointment through the scheduling system.  Please also contact the adviser via e-mail if you cancel less than 24 hours in advance.

How to Schedule an Appointment in Starfish

appointment scheduling instructions


 


 Advisers


Georgelle Bilak-Crist
Office:
404 Kern Building
Email:  gsb141@psu.edu
Phone: 814-867-3298


Lisa Brooks
Office: 419 Kern Building
Email:  ldb125@psu.edu
Phone: 814-863-0560

 

Lori Campbell
Office:  405 Kern Building
Email:
   mll9@psu.edu
Phone: 
814-867-5694

 

Nimisha Thakur
Office:  418 Kern Building
Email:
  
Phone: 
814-865-1212


Appointments: 

Change of major paperwork and academic planning advising should be done by appointment only. Please visit the appointment scheduling page to find appointment scheduling information and instructions.

Be sure to include your reason for the appointment: including the major you are pursuing.  Please: Bring a current audit to each appointment.

Transfer Students

Transfer students should visit the Economics Transfer Students site for more information.

 

Declaring the Major

  • Students are eligible to declare the Economics major once ECON 104 and 102 have been completed with grades of C or better.  Cumulative and major GPAs of 2.0 or higher and a minimum of 29.1 credits are also required.
  • Students who plan to declare Economics as a concurrent (second) major should make an appointment to meet with an adviser.