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Undergraduate Academic Advising

Please note that Student Services is still "open," although advisors and all others in the office are working remotely.  Advisor meetings will be through phone, e-mail and Zoom.  Please use Starfish for available appointment times.

Saunders College recognizes the importance of providing a variety of advising and support services designed to ensure your academic success. Academic Advisors can: 

  • Support student transition into the university; provide tools to support autonomy and personal responsibility
  • Help students navigate registration, degree requirements, and program expectations
  • Focus on academic policies, procedures, and resources and how they relate to the academic success of our students
  • Support students with unique and/or special needs

Transfer Credit

If you are interested in taking a course from another institution and transferring credit back to RIT, please be sure to work with your academic advisor and review the information on the Registrar's Web site.  At  this site, read the information in the section called Transfer Credit Equivalencies.  Then you can search for courses at other institutions that have already been reviewed by RIT for transfer credit.  You can also request that RIT review courses that are not listed.

General Education Requirements

Please view your Academic Requirements in your SIS account, and you can search classes in SIS by attribute for General Education Perspectives (Artistic, Social, Scientific Principles and Natural Science Inquiry).

Advising Walk-in Hours

Walk-in times are designated for current business students to have a quick, one-on-one meeting with your advisor. Walk-ins are first-come, first-served and will generally be no longer than 15 minutes. If you feel you need more time, please schedule an appointment with your advisor through Starfish or by logging in to myCourses.

Undergraduate Walk-in Hours

Please note that Student Services is still "open," although advisors and all others in the office are working remotely.  Advisor meetings will be through phone, e-mail and Zoom.  Please use Starfish for available appointment times.

  • Janelle Aimi:
    Monday - by appointment
    Tuesday - by appointment
    Wednesday - by appointment
    Thursday - by appointment
    Friday - by appointment

 

  • Melissa Masline:
    Monday - by appointment
    Tuesday - by appointment
    Wednesday - by appointment
    Thursday - by appointment
    Friday - by appointment

 

  • Rose Thomas:
    Monday - by appointment with Wendy
    Tuesday - by appointment with Wendy
    Wednesday - by appointment with Wendy
    Thursday - by appointment with Wendy
    Friday - by appointment with Wendy

 

  • Anne Zachmeyer:
    Monday - by appointment
    Tuesday - by appointment
    Wednesday - by appointment
    Thursday - by appointment
    Friday - by appointment

For students considering a Leave of Absence, please review the University Policy and set up a meeting with your advisor to begin the process.