Student Services Advising Hub

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The School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS) Student Services Advising Hub is available to assist all students at Rensselaer with HASS-related questions or concerns that arise at any point throughout their academic careers. The Student Services Advising Hub is located on the fourth floor of the Russell Sage Laboratory, in the Student Services Office (Room 4307).

Advisers at the Hub offer academic support to both undergraduate and graduate HASS majors and non-majors, providing guidance to students as they work to successfully complete their degree requirements. 

The Hub provides a wide variety of academic services, including:

Undergraduate

  • Semester course planning
  • Student Advising Meetings (SAM)
  • Major / minor declarations or changes
  • Form assistance / approvals
  • Registrar processes and procedural information
  • Arch planning
  • HASS course requirements information

Graduate

  • Course planning
  • Academic progress review
  • Form assistance / approvals
  • Thesis / dissertation protocol
  • Co-terminal program application assistance

Hours and Appointments:

  • 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Walk-ins are welcome! 
  • Students are encouraged to contact one of the advising staff members in the Hub directly in order to set up an appointment to ensure that staff are available to address their needs.

Jennifer MumbyJennifer Mumby

Sr. Student Services Administrator, Graduate 

Phone: (518) 276-4784

Email Address: mumbyj@rpi.edu 

Make an Appointment

Jenn Mumby advises graduate and co-terminal students in HASS regarding all academic and administrative matters. She also serves as a point of contact for prospective graduate students and alumni.


Kathryn TomlinKathryn Tomlin

Sr. Student Services Administrator, Undergraduate

Phone: (518) 276-8345

Email Address: tomlik2@rpi.edu  

Make an Appointment

Kate Tomlin advises and counsels Rensselaer undergraduate students on academic course requirements, course selection, and prerequisite courses to help them make informed academic decisions in progress toward their degree. She is the HASS Hub Adviser for Communication (COMM), Economics (ECON), Electronic Arts (EART), Electronic Media, Arts, and Communication (EMAC), Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences (GSAS), and Music (MUSC) majors. She also counsels prospective and current HASS co-terminal students. 


Michelle RileyMichelle Riley

Sr. Student Services Administrator, Undergraduate

Phone: (518) 276-6473

Email Address: rileym3@rpi.edu

Make an Appointment

Michelle Riley advises and counsels Rensselaer undergraduate students on academic course requirements, course selection, and prerequisite courses to help them make informed academic decisions in progress toward their degree. She is the HASS Hub Adviser for Cognitive Science (COGS), Design, Innovation, and Society (DSIS), Philosophy (PHIL), Psychological Science (PSYS), Science, Technology, and Society (STSO), and Sustainability Studies (SUST) majors. 


Brian WoodsBrian Woods

Manager, Student Services

Phone: (518) 276-2576

Email Address: woodsb3@rpi.edu

Make an Appointment

Brian Woods oversees the design and delivery of support services to students in HASS as well as all Rensselaer students completing HASS curricular obligations in support of student learning and wellness.

Contact

The School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
Russell Sage Laboratory (SAGE) 4307, 110 8th Street, Troy, NY 12180
(518) 276-2576

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