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Academic Advising

Academic Advisor (English Majors)

Ms. Michaela Modica
180 Renaissance Place
617.373.3980 or 617.373.8598

Ms. Modica is the professional advisor in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities who assists all English majors. You can either visit her drop-in hours or make an appointment.

See Ms. Modica for the following issues and questions:

The CSSH Office of Student Academic Affairs website is also a great resource with registration tips, common forms, and an FAQ section.

Faculty Advisor (English Majors)

Professor Kathleen Coyne Kelly
425 Holmes Hall

See Professor Kelly for:

• Becoming a new major or minor in the English department
• Planning or completing your major or minor program
• Issues or concerns about an English course (other than required writing courses)
• Graduate study in English
• Evaluating course equivalencies for English courses taken elsewhere (e.g., Study Abroad, schools previously attended)

Co-op Advisor

Ms. Lisa Doherty
65 Lake Hall

Non-English Majors

To register for First-Year College Writing or AWD, including AWD online:

Ms. Jennifer Lobisser
Administrative Specialist
405 Lake Hall 617.373.2513

For questions concerning the First-Year College Writing requirement:

Ms. Kelly Garneau
Director of First-Year Writing
465 Holmes Hall

For questions concerning Advanced Writing in the Disciplines:

Ms. Laurie Nardone
Director of Advanced Writing in the Disciplines
469 Holmes Hall

To have a writing course evaluated for transfer credit:

Professor Mya Poe
Director of the Writing Program

If you are not sure who should help you, department staff in 405 Lake Hall (617.373.4540) can help guide you to the proper advisor.