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

*EFFECTIVE WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18: ALL APPOINTMENTS AND MEETINGS WILL BE CONDUCTED ELECTRONICALLY USING WEBEX (AUDIO CONFERENCING/ONLINE MEETINGS) UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. IF YOU SCHEDULE A MEETING WITH STUDENT SERVICES USING THE LINKS LISTED BELOW, YOU WILL BE SENT AN ELECTRONIC INVITATION TO THE WEBEX MEETING. 


Jennifer MumbyJennifer Mumby

Sr. Student Services Administrator, Graduate 

Phone: (518) 276-4784 (checking voicemail while the campus is closed)

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.


Michelle RileyMichelle Riley

Sr. Student Services Administrator, Undergraduate

Phone: (518) 276-6473 (checking voicemail while the campus is closed)

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), Sustainability Studies (SUST), Economics (ECON), Electronic Arts (EART), Music (MUSC), and Communication, Media, & Design (COMD) majors. 


Brian WoodsBrian Woods

Manager, Student Services

Phone: (518) 276-2576 (checking voicemail while the campus is closed)

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. Brian is the HASS Hub Advisor for Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences (GSAS) majors. 

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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