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Undergraduate Advising

Academic Advisers

Academic advisers support and assist students in planning their course of study. They serve as liaisons between students and offices across the University, clarifying policies and procedures and advocating for students as they adjust to college-level academics.

To schedule an appointment:

Please find and schedule appointments with your adviser below or call 215.895.1805. When you call, please provide your University ID number and the reason for your visit.

Rita Berson

Rita Berson
Assistant Dean | Academic Adviser
4020 MacAlister
215.895.1805
rita.berson@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Rita Berson »

Adviser for Majors:

Biological Sciences:

  • Freshmen and sophomores (last names H-Z)
  • Freshman and sophomore transfer students

Environmental Science:

  • Freshmen and sophomores

Environmental Studies and Sustainability:

  • Freshmen and sophomores

Geoscience:

  • Freshmen and sophomores
Paige Chmielewski

Paige Chmielewski
Academic Adviser
206 Korman Center
215.895.0271
pr37@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Paige Chmielewski »

Adviser for Majors:

Mathematics

  • Pre-juniors, juniors and seniors
Susan Cole

Susan Cole
Academic Adviser
3201 Arch Street, 2nd Floor
215.895.2905
coless@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Susan Cole »

Adviser for Majors:

Environmental Science

  • Pre-juniors, juniors and seniors

Environmental Studies and Sustainability

  • Pre-juniors, juniors, and seniors

Geoscience

  • Pre-juniors, juniors and seniors
Mark Costello

Mark Costello
Assistant Dean | Academic Adviser
3201 Arch Street, Suite 100, Room 147
215.895.2590
mark.r.costello@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Mark Costello »

Adviser for Majors:

Anthropology

  • Pre-juniors, juniors and seniors

Communication

  • Pre-juniors, juniors, seniors and online

Political Science

  • Pre-juniors, juniors and seniors

Sociology

  • Pre-juniors, juniors and seniors
Debra Frank

Debra Frank
Senior Assistant Dean for Operations and Assessment
4020 MacAlister
215.895.1805
frank72@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Debra Frank »

Adviser for:

Undeclared science students

Kate Hughes

Kate Hughes
Academic Adviser
2024 MacAlister
215.895.1208
khughes@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Kate Hughes »

Adviser for Majors:

Africana Studies Minor
Global Studies including international students in this area
Modern Language Minors & Certificates
Women's & Gender Studies Minor

Tara McNair

Tara McNair
Academic Adviser
Stratton 103A
215.895.0487
tara.y.mcnair@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Tara McNair »

Adviser for Majors:

Psychology

  • Pre-juniors, juniors, seniors
Chuck McNally

Chuck McNally
Assistant Dean | Academic Adviser
4020 MacAlister
215.895.1805
charles.david.mcnally@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Chuck McNally »

Adviser for Majors:

Chemistry
English
History

Mathematics

  • Freshmen and sophomores

Philosophy
Physics

Florette Press

Florette Press
Academic Adviser
4020 MacAlister
215.895.1805
flp24@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Florette Press »

Adviser for Majors:

Anthropology

  • Freshmen and sophomores

Communication

  • Freshmen and sophomores

Emerging Scholars Program

General Humanities and Social Sciences

Psychology

  • Freshmen and sophomores

Political Science

  • Freshmen and Sophomores

Sociology

  • Freshmen and sophomores
Jennifer Rubin Weyant

Jennifer Rubin Weyant
Assistant Dean | Academic Adviser
4020 MacAlister
215.895.1805
jennifer.l.rubin@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Jennifer Rubin Weyant »

Adviser for Majors:

BS/MD Option

Biological Sciences

  • Freshmen and sophomores (last names A-G)

All freshman and sophomores in the Honors Program

Mica Storer

Mica Storer
Academic Adviser
3401 Market Street, Room 110-H
215.571.4628
mls46@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Mica Storer »

Adviser for:

Criminology and Justice Studies, including online students and international students in this area

Leanne Sweppenheiser

Leanne Sweppenheiser
Senior Academic Adviser
218 Papadakis Integrated Sciences Center (PISB)
215.895.2623
lmt38@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Leanne Sweppenheiser »

Adviser for Majors:

Biological Sciences

  • Pre-juniors, juniors and seniors
Katharine Vadell, EdD

Kathryn Vadell, EdD
Director, Academic Programs
4020 MacAlister
215.895.1805
kbt25@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Kathryn Vadell »

Adviser for Majors:
Online Psychology students

Nicholas Wagner

Nicholas Wagner
Assistant Dean, International Recruiting and Advising
4020 MacAlister
215.895.1805
nicholas.g.wagner@drexel.edu
Schedule an appointment with Nicholas Wagner »

Adviser for Majors:

CoAS international students

  • Freshmen and sophomores

Study Abroad Visiting Students