Director of Advising
The Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington requires all students to meet with their academic advisor at least once every semester, prior to registration for the next semester's classes. Until you have met with your assigned advisor to discuss your classes for the upcoming term, you will not be able to register.
Advising is much more than program planning. It is your chance to meet with an experienced teacher with a broad understanding of your curriculum, the School of Public Health, and Indiana University. Throughout your time as a student, your advisor can help you become a more informed decision maker and maximize all your opportunities.
Here is a sample of the kinds of things you may discuss with your advisor beyond program planning:
Advisors have more available time in September and February, so please make good use of this window to get to know your advisor and to work on the fine points of your education.
Email is the official form of communication at Indiana University.
Your advisors (and instructors, as well as people in many other offices) will be contacting you through e-mail, and you are responsible for reading and responding appropriately in a timely manner. You should plan to check e-mail at least once a day and carefully read all official communications. Be sure to keep your email box cleaned out and up-to-date on a regular basis.
When you send an email to your advisor, please include your university ID# in the body of the message (not in the subject line of the email). When communicating by email with advisors or professors, use good grammar and punctuation with complete sentences. Clearly explain your question or request.
Be sure to see your academic advisor early in the semester (February–March for spring semester/September–early October for fall semester) to plan for the upcoming semester(s) in your academic career. You'll have the best chance to optimize your schedule if you make a priority of meeting with your advisor well before your assigned registration time.
All graduate students will meet with their assigned faculty advisor. If you should have any further questions regarding graduate academic advising please contact the director of graduate studies in your department.
Location: Student Services Suite on the lower level of the School of Public Health Building in the center (C).
Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Appointment Scheduling and Drop-In Hours: Current IU students may make an advising appointment, or view current drop-in hours, using Student Appointment Scheduler (SAS), in One.IU. Other students may make an appointment by calling the Student Services Suite, 812-855-2032.
Director of Advising
Administrative Office Coordinator