FAQs

Academic Advising

  • We are currently closed to face-to-face interactions. All advisors will be conducting appointments remotely. Please feel free to email us at chssadvising@kennesaw.edu or call at (470) 578-7728. Someone will be available to respond Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

    For a list of our office closings, please see here

  • Our main office is located on the Kennesaw campus in Willingham Hall (building 420), Suite 223. Willingham Hall is located between the Social Sciences building, the English building, and the Sturgis Library. 

    Several of our advisors are located in the Mathematics and Statistics building (bldg. 365). Valerie Shaw is in MS 231, Robert Vejnar is in MS 224A, and Matthew Waller is in MS 248. The Mathematics and Statistics building is located near the Sturgis Library and Visitor Parking.

    We also have advisors in the Prillaman Health Sciences Building (bldg. 520). Ariel Walley is located in HS 3113, Lara Berry is in HS 3125, and Valarie DuRant-Modeste is in HS 3133. 

    Donna McPherson, the advisor for Interactive Design and Technical Communication, is located on the Marietta campus in the Atrium Building (bldg. J) in room 333. 

    For a campus map, please click here. For directions and parking, please click here.

  • All of our advising appointments are made online through EAB.

    Click here for detailed instructions on how to make an appointment or refer to the instructions below.

    EAB Instructions:

    • You can log in with your NetID and password and click on the blue "Get Advising" button.
    • Please choose "Humanities & Social Sciences" as your advising center and then select your major or select probation/readmission advising.
    • Please select your location and your advisor. (If you are not sure who your advisor is, feel free to call our office.)
    • Select the date and time that works best for you and continue to the summary page.
    • The summary page is not a confirmation of your appointment. Make sure you click the blue "Confirm Appointment" button to schedule your appointment. 

    For non-KSU students that do not have a KSU NetID and password login:

    Please email your advisor directly to schedule an appointment time. If you are not sure who your advisor is, please visit our "Who's my advisor?" page. To find their contact information, please click the "Meet the Professional Team" page.

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    Walk-in advising is suspended until further notice. 
  • To find your advisor for a major in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, please visit this page: "Who's My Advisor?"

    If you are pursuing a major outside of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (including a second major), you can find your advisor here: "Contact My Advisor"

    If you are looking for advising for a minor, please view the Catalog here, click on your minor program, and an advisor should be listed at the top of the page.

    If you can't find your advisor, please feel free to contact our office at 470-578-7728 or at chssadvising@kennesaw.edu and we'd be happy to help.

  • Click here for a helpful handout!

    Professional advisors have more advising experience and can help with more intense student populations. The professional advisors have dedicated their lives and career to the profession of higher education and helping students succeed. Professional advisors are in the know with Kennesaw State’s rules, regulations, and policy to keep a student on track to graduation.

    Faculty advisors are faculty who teach in the field and have an extensive background in the industry for which they are teaching. Faculty advisors will generally see juniors and seniors to develop an academic plan for upper division coursework. Faculty advisors enable a student to develop a professional portfolio and empower the student with career opportunities. Faculty advisors will help match the student’s personal goals with career aspirations and steps on making both a reality.
  • Please see the Frequently Asked Questions page on the main KSU Advising website, found here.

    You can also contact our office at 470-578-7728 or email us at chssadvising@kennesaw.edu with additional questions and we would be happy to help.

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