Academic Advising

We support the academic, personal, and professional growth for all undergraduate students in the College of Arts & Sciences. We encourage you to connect and partner with us to explore and plan for your time as a student in the College.

Appointments and Drop-in Hours

Our office is currently operating remotely until further notice. For questions or concerns, please contact us via email or phone (information below).

Contact Information

Phone: 607-255-5004

Virtual Drop-In Hours| Mon-Thu 3:00-4:00 PM ET

Briefly meet one-on-one with your advising dean. Drop-ins are first come, first served, and will be hosted remotely via Zoom.

Spring 2022 Drop-in Schedule

Virtual Appointment Scheduling

Schedule an Appointment with Your Advising Dean

Make an appointment with your advising dean (select Arts & Sciences Student Services on that page).

  • Make sure to use your Cornell email. You will receive a Zoom invitation prior to the meeting.
  • For academic concerns related to your major, contact your faculty advisor or the Director of Undergraduate Studies for the respective major/s.
  • For academic concerns related to your courses, contact your instructors.


Advising deans help students explore academic resources, curriculum and understand the academic requirements of the College of Arts & Sciences. You can also discuss academic support resources as well as any challenges you face.

Faculty advisors are your go-to source for information about major requirements. You can find your faculty advisor in Student Center under "program advisor."

Peer Ambassadors are assigned to all first-year students and can answer questions from a student perspective to ease the transition from high school to college. Learn more about Peer Ambassadors.

Director of Undergraduate Studies (DUS) in each academic department is also available to help plan a path toward a particular major. Contact DUS.

Office of Undergraduate Biology (OUB) advises on academics and research for all biology majors in both A&S and CALS. Learn more about OUB.

Meet Your Advising Deans

To Find Your Advising Dean


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Lammi Adem

Advising Dean

  • Academic Advising
  • Posse Program Manager
KG17 Klarman Hall
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Juliette Corazón

Advising Dean

  • Academic Advising
  • Latinx Student Success Office (LSSO)
  • Prefreshman Summer Program (PSP)
  • Juliette’s students may also schedule with Advising Dean Tam Shapiro (evenings/weekends or email tlb31)

Locations (during fall/spring semester):

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays in KG17 Klarman
  • Wednesdays and Fridays in 438 Rockefeller
  • Between semesters in KG17 Klarman or on Zoom
KG17 Klarman Hall
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Jim Finlay

Advising Dean

  • Academic Advising
  • Academic Integrity
  • College Scholar Program
  • Independent Major
KG17 Klarman Hall
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Jayla Greene

Advising Dean

  • Academic Advising 
  • College Orientation Planning
  • Peer Ambassador Program


  • Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays (KG17 Klarman)
  • Wednesdays and Fridays (Remote)
Klarman Hall
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Rich Keller

Deputy Director of Advising

  • Academic Advising  
  • Concurrent Degree
  • Research Funding 
KG17 Klarman Hall
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Ray Kim

Director of Advising

KG17 Klarman Hall
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Peggy Parmenter

Advising Dean

  • Academic Advising
  • Study Abroad (students with last name A-L)
KG17 Klarman Hall
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Ekaterina Pirozhenko

Senior Lecturer, Advising Dean, MMUF Administrative Director

  • Academic Advising
  • Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship
KG17 Klarman Hall
German Studies
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Catherine Ramírez

Advising Dean

  • Academic Advising
  • Liaison to Disability Services
  • Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP)
  • Prefreshman Summer Program (PSP) 


  • Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays (KG17 Klarman)
  • Tuesdays (Remote)
KG17 Klarman Hall
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Tam Shapiro

Advising Dean

  • Academic Advising
  • Works with Juliette Corazón’s students
KG17 Klarman Hall
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Naya Sou

Advising Dean

  • Academic Advising
  • Pre-Health
Klarman Hall, Rm KG21
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Paul Sulzer

Advising Dean

  • Academic Advising
  • Study Abroad (students with last name M-Z)


  • Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesday, Thursdays (KG17 Klarman)
  • Fridays (Remote)
KG17 Klarman Hall

Important Dates and Deadlines

Important dates and deadlines for Fall 2021 are available here.

Track Your Degree Requirements

You can track your progress towards the degree by login into the DUST report. This report only tracks the university and college requirements. To track progress towards your major requirements, contact your faculty advisor.


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