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Undergraduate Advising

Find Your Advisor

Freshmen and sophomores work with a professional advisor on course selection, major/minor selection, study abroad options, transfer credit equivalency, excused absences and academic crises. Juniors, seniors and honors students are assigned an advisor in their major(s).

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

Students with last names beginning A-M, Dr. Jeff Gillespie
Students with last names beginning N-Z, Dr. George Tsakumis

Honors students

Deborah Dragone

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

Edward Hartono

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

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

Entrepreneurship

All students

Tricia Monnig

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

Global enterprise management

All students

Dr. Jennifer Gregan

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

Hospitality business management; hospitality industry management

All students

Melissa Jones

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

International business studies

All students

Dr. Jennifer Gregan

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

Edward Hartono

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, seniors and honors students

Dr. Julia Bayuk

Sport management

Freshmen

Cyndy McAllister

Sophomores, juniors and seniors

Cindy Walkusky

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 – Dr. Julia Bayuk
Beverage management – Melissa Jones
Business administration – Dr. Julia Bayuk
Business analytics – Edward Hartono
Economics – Dr. Elizabeth Bayley
Entrepreneurship – Sheryl Ratcliffe
Event management – Melissa Jones
International business studies – Dr. Jennifer Gregan
International business or IB with language – Dr. Jennifer Gregan
Management information systems – Edward Hartono
Professional selling and sales management – Dr. Julia Bayuk
Restaurant management – Melissa Jones
Social entrepreneurship –Stephanie Raible
Spa and wellness management – Melissa Jones
Sport management – Cindy Walkusky
Trust management – Jennifer McCloskey

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, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

General inquiries: lerner-advise@udel.edu

Request for excused absences: lernerexcusedabsence@udel.edu

Phone: 302-831-4369
Leave a message and someone will return your call.

Fax: 302-831-0708

Schedule an appointment