Academic Advising

The School of Planning, Public Policy and Management views formal coursework, internships, project experience and career preparation to be part of a spectrum of professional and personal growth and development. To support this growth, PPPM provides a wide range of advising for its current students. Below is contact information for several professionals dedicated to helping you complete your PPPM academic program and prepare you for next steps.

Please note that PPPM graduate students are assigned a specific faculty adviser to support them directly in completion of their academic degree program.

For undergraduate academic advising, including major/minor changes, course and schedule planning, PPPM major applications, and general questions, please contact:

College of Design Student Services

For Internship Program advising for PPPM students, please contact:

Jessica Matthiesen, Undergraduate Internship Director
121B Hendricks Hall

College of Design Student Services

In addition to the advising provided by each program, students in the School of Planning, Public Policy and Management have access to the College of Design Student Services team to assist you with general academic advising. They also offer scholarship information and provide extensive career services.

Students can meet for individual advising or attend the many workshops, classes, and events designed to support timely graduation, enhance professional skills, cultivate career connections, and develop clear job and internship search strategies. The Student Services team is committed to supporting each student's academic and career goals.

Visit College of Design Student Services to learn more about:

  • College of Design majors and minors
  • Professional development classes and workshops offered every term
  • On-time graduation
  • Application deadlines
  • Career paths
  • Internships
  • Scholarships