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Undergraduate Advising

Who’s My Advisor?

Freshmen and Sophomores

You’ll work with a Lerner professional advisor on course selection, major/minor selection, study abroad options, transfer credit equivalency, excused absences and academic crises.

Juniors, Seniors and Honors Students

You are assigned an advisor in your major(s).

For Accelerated (4+1) Programs

If you are interested in one of Lerner’s accelerated (4+1) programs, speak with your academic advisor in the second semester of your junior year about applying to the 4+1 program.

Advisors for Lerner Majors:

Accounting

Freshman and sophomores

Office of Undergraduate Advising & Academic Services
103 Lerner Hall
302-831-4369
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.

See your Blue Hen Success Collaborative page for your advisor’s availability.

Juniors and seniors

Dr. George Tsakumis, georget@udel.edu

Honors students

Dr. Deborah Dragone, dragoned@udel.edu

Business analytics

Freshman and sophomores

Office of Undergraduate Advising & Academic Services
103 Lerner Hall
302-831-4369
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.

See your Blue Hen Success Collaborative page for your advisor’s availability.

Juniors, seniors and honors students

Dr. Edward Hartono, hartono@udel.edu

Economics

Freshman and sophomores

Office of Undergraduate Advising & Academic Services
103 Lerner Hall
302-831-4369
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.

See your Blue Hen Success Collaborative page for your advisor’s availability.

Juniors, seniors and honors students

Dr. Elizabeth Bayley, ebayley@udel.edu

Economics education

Freshman and sophomores

Office of Undergraduate Advising & Academic Services
103 Lerner Hall
302-831-4369
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.

See your Blue Hen Success Collaborative page for your advisor’s availability.

Juniors, seniors and honors students

Dr. Scott Bacon, bacons@udel.edu

Entrepreneurship

All students

Tricia Monnig, tmonnig@udel.edu

See your Blue Hen Success Collaborative page for your advisor’s availability.

Finance; financial planning and wealth management

Freshman and Sophomores

Office of Undergraduate Advising & Academic Services
103 Lerner Hall
302-831-4369
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.

See your Blue Hen Success Collaborative page for your advisor’s availability.

Juniors, seniors and honors students

Carrie Baldwin, baldwinc@udel.edu

Global enterprise management

All students

Dr. Jennifer Gregan, greganj@udel.edu

See your Blue Hen Success Collaborative page for your advisor’s availability.

Hospitality and Event Experience Management; hospitality industry management

All students

Melissa Jones, mgjones@udel.edu

See your Blue Hen Success Collaborative page for your advisor’s availability.

International business studies

All students

Dr. Jennifer Gregan, greganj@udel.edu

See your Blue Hen Success Collaborative page for your advisor’s availability.

Management information systems

Freshman and sophomores

Office of Undergraduate Advising & Academic Services
103 Lerner Hall
302-831-4369
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.

See your Blue Hen Success Collaborative page for your advisor’s availability.

Juniors, seniors and honors students

Dr. Edward Hartono, hartono@udel.edu

Management; marketing; operations management

Freshman and sophomores

Office of Undergraduate Advising & Academic Services
103 Lerner Hall
302-831-4369
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.

See your Blue Hen Success Collaborative page for your advisor’s availability.

Juniors and seniors with last names beginning A-B

Cathryn Schenk, cschenk@udel.edu

Juniors and seniors with last names beginning C-Z

Dr. Claire O’Neal, cjoneal@udel.edu

Honors students

Cathryn Schenk, cschenk@udel.edu

Sport management

Freshmen

Cyndy McAllister, cmcallis@udel.edu

Sophomores, juniors and seniors

Cindy Walkusky, cwalkusk@udel.edu

See your Blue Hen Success Collaborative page for your advisor’s availability.

Advisors for Lerner Minors

Please contact the advisor for your minor(s) to schedule an appointment.

Advisors for minors

See your Blue Hen Success Collaborative page for your advisor’s availability.

Advertising – Claire O’Neal, cjoneal@udel.edu
Beverage management – Melissa Jones, mgjones@udel.edu
Business administration – Claire O’Neal, cjoneal@udel.edu
Business analytics – Dr. Edward Hartono, hartono@udel.edu
Economics – Dr. Elizabeth Bayley, ebayley@udel.edu
Entrepreneurship – Adrian McCleary, mccleary@udel.edu, and Moira Curtis, mecurtis@udel.edu
Event management –Melissa Jones, mgjones@udel.edu
Integrated design – Adrian McCleary, mccleary@udel.edu, and Moira Curtis, mecurtis@udel.edu
International business – Dr. Jennifer Gregan, greganj@udel.edu
Management information systems – Dr. Edward Hartono, hartono@udel.edu
Professional selling and sales management – Claire O’Neal, cjoneal@udel.edu
Restaurant management – Melissa Jones, mgjones@udel.edu
Social entrepreneurship – Stephanie Raible, sraible@udel.edu
Spa and wellness management – Melissa Jones, mgjones@udel.edu
Sport management – Cindy Walkusky, cwalkusk@udel.edu
Trust management – Dr. Jennifer McCloskey, jzmac@udel.edu

Your Responsibilities

As an advisee, it’s your responsibility to:

  • Read your UD email daily and respond in a timely manner
  • Reach out for help when academic or personal challenges arise
  • Meet with your academic advisor at least once a semester to discuss your academic progress
  • Arrive on time and understand that if you are late, you may have to reschedule
  • Be prepared by reviewing your UDSIS Degree Audit and bringing your updated four-year plan
  • Turn off your cell phone
  • Understand your degree requirements and alert your academic advisor if your plans change
  • Understand and use the UDSIS system
  • Know the academic calendar and deadlines
  • Utilize campus resources as needed and/or recommended
  • Read and understand University policies
  • Identify and create your personal educational goals that are consistent with your interests, values, and abilities – and communicate them to your academic advisor

More Information:

  • Excused absences, code of conduct, and more: View the policies page
  • University advising services and resources, including advising contacts for non-Lerner majors: visit the UD Academic Advising website

Contact Us

Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

General inquiries: lerner-advise@udel.edu

Request for excused absences: lernerexcusedabsence@udel.edu

Phone: 302-831-4369

Fax: 302-831-0708

Schedule an appointment