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Who’s My Advisor?

All students have an academic advisor in the Dean’s Office throughout their COSAM career.  Academic advisors are assigned by major and last name. 


All pre-health declared OR undeclared majors (all BMSC, UNSM, and pre-health IBIO and MCMB, except Pre-Vet):

Last names A-C: Ms. Anna Traylor, 239 SCC,   

Last names D-HON:  Mrs. Anna Allen, 239 SCC,

Last names HOO-MA:  Mrs. Katie Cooper, 239 SCC,

Last names MC-N:  Mrs. Meredith Powell, 239 SCC,

Last names O-SA:  Ms. Christa Stein, 239 SCC, 

Last names SB-Z:  Mrs. Anna Burchett, 239 SCC,

All non pre-health BIOL department students (IBIO, CONS, ECEB, MCCM, MARB and all PVET): 
Ms. Valerie Tisdale, 101 Rouse,

All Chem/Bchm dept:  Mrs. Meredith Powell, 239 SCC, 

All Math Dept: Ms. Christa Stein, 239 SCC, 

All GEOS and PHYS majors (PHYS, GEOL, GEOG, ESYS):
Mrs. Katie Cooper, 239 SCC,

For students who have not completed organic chemistry and physics looking for help with questions about professional schools, competitiveness, and applications, contact Mrs. Katy Crider,

For upperclass students, who have completed organic and physics, and are starting medical, dental, or optometry school applications, contact Mrs. Beverley Childress,


Your academic advisor is responsible for maintaining your academic records, advising you for registration and can help with university policies, refer you to university services, answer questions, help you solve problems, and help you navigate the university.   

Students should contact the Student Services' Office at 844-4269 if they have questions about their  advisor assignments.

Last Updated: 02/23/2022