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MGB 236 Advising Suite

New Students are required to meet with an academic advisor every semester until they successfully complete 30 credit hours to have their holds removed. Students are also required to meet with their advisor at 90 credit hours for graduation advising - at a minimum. Transfer Students are required to meet with their advisor for the next semester of enrollment following preview or their transfer advising session. Transfer students are also required to meet with their advisor at 90 credits for graduation advising - at a minimum. If you are a newly admitted transfer student preparing to begin your first semester at ODU, please review our New Transfer Student Checklist. COS Advisors (Biology and Intended Psychology) begin advising in MGB 236 the third week of each semester - see an advisor early to avoid a delay in registration! Please review the Steps for Advising before coming to see an advisor to ensure that you are prepared for your advising session. You will NOT be seen by an advisor without a saved plan in DegreeWorks. Advisor Assignments Current declared and intended Biology majors as well as intended Psychology majors are assigned to an advisor alphabetically by last name.


All Undeclared Psychology

A-E: Adrienne Giles
F-L: Tiffany Wiggins
M-S: Tammy Hanna
T-Z: Reneldo Randall

Appointments should be made though “MyAdvisor in your “MyODU portal”. If you are unable to request an appointment via “MyAdvisor”, please e-mail your assigned advisor with the following information: your full name, University Identification Number (UIN), major, the type of advising assistance needed and a range of days/times you will be available for an appointment. Make sure you arrive at least 10 minutes early to your scheduled appointment; students who arrive late to an advising appointment may be asked to reschedule

         
     

Reneldo Randall,
Director of Advising

 

 

 

rrandall@odu.edu
757-683-6790

      

  • Oversees COS undergraduate advising
  • Advises Biology and Psychology majors 
  • Backup advisor for all other COS discplines
  • First point of contact for pre-health students; serves on Pre-Health Advisory Committee 

                 

   

Adrienne Giles,
Assistant Director

 

 

agiles@odu.edu
757-683-3344

  • Advises Biology and Psychology majors
  • Freshman success advisor
  • Advises COS students in academic difficulty
  • Serves on Pre-Health Advisory Committee

 

     

Tammy Hanna,
Academic Advisor

 

 

 

tlhanna@odu.edu
757-683-3170

 
  • Advises Biology and Psychology majors
  • Advises incoming (first-semester) Biology transfer students
  • Serves on Pre-Health Advisory Committee
     

Keith Krepcho,
Academic Advisor

 

 

 

kkrepcho@odu.edu
757-683-7118

 
  • Advises Biology and Psychology majors
  • Advises students interested in Study Abroad experiences
  • Serves on Pre-Health Advisory Committee