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Advising Services

Your Academic Advisor is available to help with any questions or concerns you have regarding your progress at RIT.

Who is my academic advisor?

Undergrad
Last Name begins with A-G

Academic Advisor
GOL-1695
585-475-6352

Last Name begins with H-Z, Incoming Fall 2015 and later

Academic Advisor
GOL-1693
585-475-5179

Last Name begins with H-Z, Incoming Fall 2014 and prior

Academic Advisor
GOL-1575
585-475-2012

Grad
All Graduate Students

Associate Professor
GOL-1696
585-475-2705

Visit your advisor for:

  • Help interpreting program requirements
  • Assistance with courses selection
  • Help resolving academic difficulties
  • Guidance for setting academic goals
  • Accurate and current information on University policies and procedures
  • Referrals to campus resources, when you aren’t sure where to go

Hours
Undergraduate students can meet with their advisors in two different formats: Open Advising and Appointments.

Open Advising: These are time blocks offered by each advisor available for students, offered on a first-come, first-served format. Most of these meetings are less than 15 minutes in length and are not available for Change of Program or Double Major conversations.

Appointments can be made by logging in to Starfish (see below) or by visiting/calling the office. Each advisor has time available on his/her calendar to meet with students, and will work with students' schedules to find a mutually good time to meet.

Appointments
To schedule an appointment:

  • Current SE students
    • Login to https://sis.rit.edu and click the teal Starfish icon
    • Click My Success Network > Schedule Appointment link under your advisor's name
    • *If there are no viable appointment blocks, contact the front desk (see below)*
  • Non-SE students
    • Call 585-475-5461, or
    • Stop by the front desk in the SE Office, GOL-1690