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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

Dr. Jeff Gillespie

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

Dr. Mark Serva

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. Bonnie Meszaros

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, mgjones@udel.edu

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

Dr. Mark Serva

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 in management and operations management

Dr. Jennifer Gregan

Juniors and seniors in marketing

Dr. Julia Bayuk, jbayuk@udel.edu

Honors students

Dr. Julia Bayuk, jbayuk@udel.edu

Sport management

All students

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, jbayuk@udel.edu
Beverage management – Melissa Jones, mgjones@udel.edu
Business administration – Dr. Julia Bayuk, jbayuk@udel.edu
Business analytics – Dr. Mark Serva
Economics – Dr. Elizabeth Bayley
Entrepreneurship – Tricia Monnig
Event management – Melissa Jones, mgjones@udel.edu
International business studies – Dr. Jennifer Gregan
International business or IB with language – Dr. Jennifer Gregan
Management information systems – Dr. Mark Serva
Professional selling and sales management – Dr. Julia Bayuk, jbayuk@udel.edu
Restaurant management – Melissa Jones, mgjones@udel.edu
Social entrepreneurship – Tricia Monnig
Spa and wellness management – Melissa Jones, mgjones@udel.edu
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