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With Whom Should I Meet?

Academic advisors are trained to assist students and are available on an appointment basis and on a walk-in basis during specific periods. They can help with scheduling and other questions about subjects such as study abroad, co-op and internship, academic planning, course pre-requisites and the curriculum.

The Carl H. Lindner College of Business has assigned advisors for all students. Certain student populations are identified below with the appropriate advisor. Students may schedule appointments with advisors online by using the Starfish scheduling tool which is integrated into Blackboard. Students who need assistance may come to 105 Lindner Hall or telephone (513) 556-7030.

Carl H. Lindner Honors-PLUS students are advised by staff members in 103 Lindner Hall who can be reached at (513) 556-4891.

Students in the following categories will need to visit the appropriate Web site or call the office at (513) 556-7030 for information on processes:

  • If you are a non-Lindner College of Business student completing a business minor
  • If you are a suspended student looking to be readmitted to the College;
  • If you are a former Lindner College of Business student looking to be readmitted to the College.

 

Academic Advising Office

Undergraduate Programs Office
105 Carl H. Lindner Hall
(513) 556-7030

Located on the first floor of Carl H. Lindner Hall [PDF map]

Office Hours

Monday - Friday:
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Fall 2017 Semester Walk-in Hours

Walk-in advising is for quick questions related to semester scheduling issues only.

Monday, August 21
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.; 2 – 5 p.m.

Tuesday, August 22
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.; 2 – 5 p.m.

Wednesday, August 23
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

The December 2017 Graduation Application is due Tuesday, September 19, 2017.

How to Schedule an Appointment

Students may schedule appointments with advisors online by using the "Starfish" scheduling tool which is integrated into Blackboard. Students who need assistance may come into the Undergraduate Programs Office, 105 Lindner Hall or telephone (513) 556-7030. Advising appointments are not scheduled through email. Please review this guide for further assistance for using Starfish.

Tips and Information

  • Appointments must be scheduled at least one day in advance.
  • During the heaviest registration periods, you may need to schedule at least two weeks in advance to schedule a meeting time.
  • Using the Starfish scheduling tool, you have access to your schedule in real time, should you need to make any adjustments to it.
  • Due to the student-to-advisor ratio, it is recommended that students plan ahead to schedule advising appointments.
  • Our goal is to try to see students within a shorter time frame. However, appropriate planning and awareness are necessary on the part of each student as well. Appointments are scheduled for 30 minutes.

Walk-in Appointments
Walk-in advising for quick questions is available the first few days of each semester. Students who have more extensive concerns or wish to discuss graduation are encouraged to make appointments with advisors after the walk-in period has ended.

Rescheduling
Students who do not arrive on time for an appointment (typically within 10 minutes of the start) may be asked to reschedule so as not to disrupt other student appointments. If you cannot make your scheduled appointment, please enter this on the Starfish scheduling tool or notify the office by calling (513) 556-7030.

 

Meet the Advisors

 

Shari coffey

Shari Coffey
Director
E-mail: shari.coffey@uc.edu
Office: 105 Carl H. Lindner Hall
Phone: 513-556-7030

Vicki Forcina

Vicki Forcina
Academic Advisor
E-mail: victoria.forcina@uc.edu
Office: 105 Carl H. Lindner Hall
Phone: 513-556-7030

Pierre James

Pierre James
Assistant Director
E-mail: pierre.james@uc.edu
Office: 105 Carl H. Lindner Hall
Phone: 513-556-7030

Jennifer Lewis

Jennifer Lewis
Associate Director
E-mail: jennifer.lewis@uc.edu
Office: 105 Carl H. Lindner Hall
Phone: 513-556-7035

Theresa Little

Theresa Little
Academic Advisor
E-mail: theresa.lyon@uc.edu
Office: 105 Carl H. Lindner Hall
Phone: 513-556-7030

Daunte Marshall
Academic Advisor
E-mail: marshadt@ucmail.uc.edu
Office: 105 Carl H. Lindner Hall
Phone: 513-556-7863

Victoria Regan

Victoria Regan
Academic Advisor
E-mail: victoria.regan@uc.edu
Office: 105H Carl H. Lindner Hall
Phone: 513-556-7045

Michael Rowland

Michael Rowland
Assistant Director
E-mail: michael.rowland@uc.edu
Office: 105 Carl H. Lindner Hall
Phone: 513-556-7030

Kathy Startsman

Kathy Startsman
Assistant Director
E-mail: kathy.startsman@uc.edu
Office: 105 Carl H. Lindner Hall
Phone: 513-556-7030

Lauren Thomas
Academic Advisor
E-mail: thoma2l3@uc.edu
Office: 105 Carl H. Lindner Hall
Phone: 513-556-4033

Alison Wright

Alison Wright
Associate Director
E-mail: alison.wright@uc.edu
Office: 105 Carl H. Lindner Hall
Phone: 513-556-7035

Kelly Wright
Academic Advisor
E-mail: wrigh2ke@ucmail.uc.edu
Office: 105 Carl H. Lindner Hall
Phone: 513-556-7863