School of Integrative Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Academic Advising Center

Students and prospective students are encouraged to contact our advisors with questions pertaining to the School of Integrative Studies program, individual areas of study within the program, and the overall George Mason University academic program. For example:

  • curriculum requirements
  • changing concentrations
  • taking courses at other institutions
  • maintaining proper academic status within the university
  • study abroad possibilities
  • general degree requirements.

To Make an Appointment

Call 703-993-1436 or stop by the front desk on the 4th floor of Enterprise Hall. Assistance with student services advising matters is available Monday through Friday, during business hours.

Advising Staff

The following academic advisors work with all undergraduate students who have not yet reached senior class standing (fewer than 90 earned hours).

In order to provide the most accurate and effective advising possible, please schedule appointments with at least 24 hours notice. During peak registration seasons, advisors may not be able to accommodate same day appointments. 

Current and prospective SIS students who are Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors may meet with any advisor listed below.

Misty Krell, Director of Student Services

Marlon Dortch, Associate Director of Student Services

Troy J. Lowery, Student Services Coordinator

Aoi Yamanaka, Academic Advisor

Andrea Barabach, Academic Advisor

Current seniors seeking advising should meet with Marlon Dortch, Associate Director of Student Services. 

Call 703-993-1436 to schedule all appointments. 

Environmental and Sustainability Studies students:

Lisa Des Jardins, Admissions Coordinator for the Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation and Academic Advisor for Environmental and Sustainability Studies. Environmental and Sustainability Studies students should click here to schedule an advising appointment online.


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