Student Advising Resources

Making the Most of Advising

To prepare students for their academic advising appointments, the following webpage offers information about the process. It also includes the steps to access Webster for registration and other useful information.

Commonly Asked Advising Questions

  1. How do I find out who my Academic Advisor is?
    After logging into Webster, Academic Advisors are listed in the “Other” tab.  If you do not see an advisor assigned, please contact your major department. 
  2. When should I see my advisor?
    Anytime!  The most common time for students to consult with their advisor is during early registration.  It is the student’s responsibility to schedule an appointment with his or her advisor.  Be sure to schedule an appointment with an advisor early since many students will be doing the same thing and you may benefit from an early or multiple appointments depending on how much time is needed.
  3. How do I make an appointment to see my advisor?
    Call your advisor, stop by his/her office, e-mail or (if advisor utilizes this online scheduling instrument).  On the main Bradley University page is a directory link that allows you to search for on-campus professionals by their first and or last names.  It may be best to reach an advisor during their scheduled office hours which are likely posted outside of their office.  Otherwise, visit or contact the Major Department to determine your advisor’s office hours.
  4. What should I bring to my advising appointment?
    • Multiple schedule of classes for the following semester
    • Your degree audit/DARS
    • Short and long-term questions about your major, internships and career beyond Bradley
    • Questions about transferring courses from a community college if need be.
  5. What should I expect from my advisor?
    • Awareness of course options
    • Information about university policies and procedures
    • Knowledge of future employment or graduate school opportunities
    • To serve as a resource for other concerns
  6. What should I NOT expect from my advisor?
    • Telling you what is a “good or easy” class.  Your advisor may have an opinion of what is a “good class,” but each student’s skills and interests are too different to determine what “good or easy” means for an individual student. 
    • Making decisions for you.  Advisor can educate you on options, but you need to make the final decision.

Additional Advising Contacts

While all students are assigned an academic advisor and should use them as their primary advising contact, the following individuals are also available in the event a student needs additional assistance.

Foster College of Business

Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts

College of Education and Health Sciences

Caterpillar College of Engineering and Technology

  • Jamie Cobb
    Undergraduate Advising Coordinator
    (309) 677-2975
    Undecided Engineering
  • Dr. Kris Maillacheruvu
    Department of Civil Engineering & Construction
    (309) 677-3764
    Civil Engineering
  • Dr. Souhail Elhouar
    Chair - Department of Civil Engineering & Construction
    (309) 677-3830
  • Dr. Brian Huggins
    Associate Dean
    (309) 677-2732
    Electrical Engineering, Freshman
  • Dr. In Soo Ahn
    Chair - Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
    (309) 677-2734
    Electrical Engineering, Upperclassmen
  • Gayle Deynzer
    Staff - Mechanical Engineering
    (309) 677-2711
    Mechanical Engineering
  • Dr. Yoo
    Department of Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering & Technology
    (309) 677-3248
    Industrial Engineering
    Dr. Chen
    Chair - Department of Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering & Technology
    (309) 677-2939
    Manufacturing Engineering & Technology

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences