Academic Advising at the College of Arts and Letters
The Student Success team within the College of Arts and Letters (CAL) serves as a resource for students to help with academic, career, and extracurricular planning. Whether on-campus or online, the team is dedicated to providing students with the support they need to succeed in their academic pursuits.
CAL Student Success Team
Kaitlin Osborne, Ed.D.
Associate Director of Student Success
Email: [email protected]
Phone (201) 216-3548
Office: Peirce 308E
Kerri Johnsen, Ed.M.
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (201) 216-3585
Office: Peirce 308C
Academic and Faculty Advisors
All CAL students have a support network that consists of an Academic Advisor and a Faculty Advisor. Kerri Johnsen serves as the Academic Advisor for all students within the College.
Students within CAL are encouraged to schedule an in-person or virtual meeting with Kerri to discuss course planning, including the creation of an academic plan; develop, clarify, and modify academic goals; ask questions related to adding a CAL minor; learn about resources within the College and across campus
Faculty advisors are assigned to each student based on their program(s) of study. Students can view their faculty advisor from their Academics tab in Workday. Faculty advisors are available to serve as mentors who can create linkages between academic and career goals; suggest extracurricular opportunities that can enhance a student’s educational experience.
How to Contact Advisors
The College of Arts and Letters recently welcomed Kerri Johnsen as its first academic advisor. In this new role, Kerri will contribute to the success of students across our major and minor programs of study. Students with questions about enrollment, study plans, and the like are encouraged to book an appointment with Kerri today.
The College is also pleased to announce that Kaitlin Donohue Osborne is now the associate director of student success. As always, Kaitlin is happy to meet with students to discuss their academic options and goals.
Academic advisors, who wield expertise within their respective fields, are also available to all students. Contact information for advisors of each the College of Arts and Letters' academic programs can be found below. Please include your name and major in the subject line of emails sent to these advisors.
Music and Technology
Visual Arts and Technology
Science, Technology, and Society
Quantitative Social Sciences
Director for the Center of Science Writings
Accelerated Law Program