Academic & Advising Services

All advising appointments are currently being conducted virtually.

Students and prospective students are encouraged to schedule an appointment with our advisers with questions pertaining to the School of Integrative Studies program. Advisors can discuss:

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

Get to know your advisors

 

Click the button below to schedule an appointment.

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Instructions how to schedule an appointment in Navigate:

Integrative Studies & Environmental and Sustainability Studies majors

1) Click the blue button above and login using your Mason Net ID and password.

2) Click the Blue "Get Assistance" Button in the top right corner.

3) Select Academic Advising & Success Coaching.

4) Select College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

5) Select Integrative Studies Advising (or Envi & Sustainability Studies if your major is Environmental and Sustainability Studies), click next.

6) Select School of Integrative Studies (or Environmental and Sustainability Studies (EVSS)).

7) Select preferred advisor from drop down list (click the box and list will appear) or leave blank for first available, click next.

8) Select time and date from available options, click next.

9) Share what you’d like to discuss with the advisor in the comments box.

10) Check your confirmation email for further details on how to access your virtual appointment.

Non-School of Integrative Studies Majors (minors, change of majors, etc.)

1) Click the blue button above and login using your Mason Net ID and password.

2) Click the Blue "Get Assistance" Button in the top right corner.

3) Select Academic Advising & Success Coaching.

4) Select Declare/Change Program.

5) Select Declare/Change Major/Minor, click next (this will not change your major, it is just the way appointments are scheduled for non-Integrative studies majors).

6) Select School of Integrative Studies (or Environmental and Sustainability Studies (EVSS)).

7) Select preferred advisor from drop down list (click the box and list will appear) or leave blank for first available, click next.

8) Select time and date from available options, click next.

9) Share what you’d like to discuss with the advisor in the comments box.

10) Check your confirmation email for further details on how to access your virtual appointment.

Bachelors of Individualized Studies (BIS) majors

How to View Appointment Notes in Navigate

  •   Login to Navigate
  •   Click on grey “Reports” tab at the top of the page
  •   Click on view details for most recent appointment
  •   Click on the attachment located at the bottom of the pop-up window

 

Advising Staff

 

Environmental and Sustainability Studies Advising:

Sharon Spradling, Academic Program Coordinator

 

Integrative Studies Advising:

Current and prospective Integrative Studies students may meet with any advisor listed below.

Misty Krell, Director of Academic Affairs

Sara Montiel, Associate Director of Student Services

Aoi Yamanaka, PhD, Associate Director of Academic Services & Assistant Professor

Marty Abruzzo, Student Services Coordinator

Andrea Barabach, Student Services Coordinator

Garrett Fojtik, GTA & Academic Advisor

Margaret Zeddies, GTA & Academic Advisor

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