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Current Majors - Advising

Undergraduate Advising Office

376 Dreese Laboratories         

ugadvising@cse.ohio-state.edu  E-mail is the quickest way to answer 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.


***Express Advising Hours***

​Express Advising is appropriate for quick questions and actions (5-10 minutes max), such as adding or dropping classes or reviewing next semester's schedule.

Autumn 2019 Semester (starting Sept. 3)

  • Monday 9:00-11:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday 9:00-11:30 a.m.
  • Thursday 1:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Friday 9:00-11:30 a.m. and 1:00-4:00 p.m.

​***How to Schedule an Appointment***

Appointments are available for CSE/CIS majors and pre-CSE majors. These are 30-minute meetings that are appropriate for anything requiring long-term planning (such as graduation plans, financial aid appeals, reinstatement petitions, ROTC forms, etc.) and concerns about academic progress. Please prepare in advance for your appointment as much as possible (run a degree audit, bring a schedule projection draft, etc.) and bring something to take notes on.

To schedule an appointment, please click here for instructions.


Professional Academic Advisors

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

Academic Advisors can assist with:

  • 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