Academic and Career Resources

Academic Advising

Undergraduate Student Advising

Whether you’re an incoming freshman, a senior about to graduate with your college degree, or a new transfer student, your Wright State University academic advisor will help you define and achieve your academic goals. Academic advisors will:

  • Assist with exploring majors
  • Explain degree requirements and planning
  • Direct you to university resources

Centralized advising at Wright State helps you move smoothly into a degree program that fits your interests while pairing you with advisors who understand your potential career path and help you stay on track for graduation.

Advising Resources

Schedule an Advising Appointment

To make an advising appointment with your assigned advisor, call the CEHS Academic Advising Office at 937-775-3086 or 937-775-3088.

Regular advising appointments are scheduled for 30 minutes for continuing students. One-hour appointments are available for new students.

During peak advising times (i.e. registration for classes, graduation, etc.) appointment times will fill quickly. Please plan ahead and schedule your appointment well in advance.

Advisors are assigned based on the student’s last name and the program the student is pursuing. Due to anticipated organizational changes, advisor assignments will be updated periodically during Spring Semester 2021. Please check this site for the most up-to-date information.

Effective March 3, 2021, your assigned academic advisor is:

Post-baccalaureate teacher licensure candidates

  • Last Names A-Z: Linda Hockaday

Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Health & Physical Education, Intervention Specialist (undergraduate), Middle Childhood Education, Organizational Leadership, Rehabilitation Services, Sign Language Interpreting, Minors (Deaf Studies, Disability Studies, Organizational Leadership), Rehabilitation Services, Veteran Services, Youth & Community Engagement)




Athletic Training, Public Health Education, Sports Science: Health & Fitness, Sports Science: Sports Medicine, Minors (Emergency Management)

Licensure Advising

Have a bachelor's degree already and want to pursue a teaching, administrative, or pupil services license/endorsement? Please visit our Licensure Information page for more information.

Graduate Student Advising

Graduate-level students work with their assigned faculty advisor to establish a graduate degree program of study (M.Ed., M.R.C., M.S., etc.).

Academic Advising Staff

Linda M. Hockaday, Ed. D.

Department:
Student Success Services
Title:
Assistant Director, Advising
Address:
Allyn Hall 378, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Mike Baumer, M.A.

Department:
Student Success Services
Title:
Lead Academic Advisor and Coordinator for Retention
Address:
University Hall 160, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Pamela G. Beatty, M.A.

Department:
Student Success Services
Title:
Academic Advisor
Address:
Allyn Hall 378, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Darla J. Donohue

Department:
Student Success Services
Title:
Administrative Support Coordinator
Address:
Allyn Hall 378, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy., Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Darci Gerber, M.Ed.

Department:
Student Success Services
Title:
Academic Advisor
Address:
Allyn Hall 378, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Bev Kaiser, M.S.

Department:
Student Success Services
Title:
Academic Advisor

Michelle R Nkadi, M.A., M.B.A.

Department:
Student Success Services
Title:
Academic Advisor
Address:
University Hall 160, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Kristin Petersen, M.A.

Department:
Student Success Services
Title:
Academic Advisor
Address:
Student Success Center 101, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Jessica Waltrip

Department:
Student Success Services
Title:
Academic & Licensure Advisor
Address:
Allyn Hall 378, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

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