Academic Advising Center

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Welcome to the Kania School of Management
Academic Advising Center
206 Brennan Hall · The University of Scranton, Scranton, PA 18510
570-941-6100 · Fax 570-941-4824

Office Hours : 
Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm 

Geraldine Loveless
Kevin Stanford
Academic Advisor
Adam Szydlowski
Graduate Academic Advisor
Karen Marx
Administrative Assistant


How Academic Advising Works
  • YOU are the most important part of the advising process.
  • You will be getting advice from family, friends, faculty and advisors - but YOU make the decisions.
  • Advisors will not tell you what to do; they will make suggestions and guide you through your decision-making process by providing information about courses and majors.
  • Advisors will make course recommendations based on program curriculum; however, YOU will register for the courses. During your pre-registration appointment an advisor will explain the registration process.
  • Advisors can provide information about the curriculum and the ways in which your major fits into and around the general education program at the University of Scranton.
  • They can discuss long range planning issues such as how to integrate a minor, second major, a year or term abroad, SJLA, or Honors coursework in your degree program.
  • They can help you declare or change your major.
  • They can suggest appropriate campus resources to meet your needs -- only if you tell them what your needs are.

Advisors can also...

  • Help you build a time management schedule that meets your needs.
  • Provide you with study tips to help you study smarter, not longer.
  • Offer campus referrals to assist you with a variety of issues including homesickness, confusion about major, study abroad, etc.
  • Offer assistance with academic difficulty and provide information to help you find academic success.
  • Answer most academic questions you might ask, if an advisor does not know the answer, she will help you find the person who does know the answer.
  • Help clarify University policies and procedures.

Advisors can NOT....

  • Choose your courses for you.
  • Drop courses without your written permission.
  • Tell you what your major should be.
  • Talk to your professors for you.
  • Discuss your academic performance with your family unless you give your written permission.
We provide academic advising services to all KSOM students from freshmen through graduate students.