Are you a student who needs to contact the CSE Advising Office?

Please choose the group that best fits your situation for further instructions. (If you don’t fit any of these categories, please send us an e-mail with your specific questions.)


The Advising Office is staffed by professional advisors who can help students in a variety of ways. The staff supports the mission of the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) where "advising is teaching" and the interactions are based on student development and engagement. 

Professional Advisors

Nikki Strader, Undergraduate Academic Advising Manager
LaNorris Alexander, Undergraduate Academic Advisor
Leslie Dowler, Undergraduate Academic Advisor
C.A. Wade, Undergraduate Academic Advisor
Kami Westhoff, Undergraduate Academic Advisor

  • Academic planning
  • Graduation requirements
  • Financial Aid petitions
  • College petitions
  • Referrals to campus resources
  • Placement tests
  • Changing majors
  • Minors
  • Internship planning

 

Faculty Advisors

Once accepted into the major, students are assigned a faculty advisor based on the student's interests. Faculty advisors can assist with:

  • Technical elective course selection
  • Industry questions
  • Research opportunities
  • Technical questions

CSE Undergraduate Advising Office

Office Location: 376 Dreese Laboratories (NOTE: The CSE Advising Office is currently not accepting in-person visits. Advisors will be checking and responding to e-mail during business hours.)         

Undergraduate Advising E-mail: ugadvising@cse.ohio-state.edu 

E-mail is the quickest way to get answers to most questions. This inbox is checked by all advisors in the office and responses generally take 2 business days. Responses may take longer during busy periods of the semester.

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