Academic Advising

About Academic Advising

Your Academic Advisor is committed to helping you get the assistance that you need, whether it is in our office or by referring you to another University office. Your Academic Advisor can help you navigate the university and clear the pathway to your academic success.

Academic Advisors are located in 250 Dodge Hall and are available by appointment Monday - Friday from 8:30am - 5:00pm. To make an appointment or to view their walk-in hours, please log into your student account at For more detailed instructions, please click here. Advisors are also able to answer your basic academic question via email or by Skype.

Academic Advisor Assignments: BSBA

Lauren DeSantis, Combined Major Advisor/Assistant Director

Entering Fall 2013/Spring 2014 Students

Kathy Daniels, Academic Advisor
Lauren Parker, Student Services Coordinator

Entering Fall 2012/Spring 2013

Jennifer Ausiello, Academic Advisor
Matthew Donofrio, Academic Advisor

Entering Fall 2011/Spring 2012

Wendy Gallo, Academic Advisor
Michele Kaplan, Academic Advisor

Entering Fall 2010/Spring 2011

Courtney Pentecost, Academic Advisor
Caitlyn Eaton, Student Services Coordinator

Entering Fall 2009/Spring 2010

Renee Battaglia, Assistant Director of Student Affairs and Programming
Maura McClafferty, Academic Advisor

Incoming External and Internal Transfer Students

Sarah Fraser, Assistant Director of Student Transition Management
Erin Donovan, Student Services Coordinator

Academic Advisors: BSIB

Robin Cohen, Director, Student Services
Diane Duchardt, Assistant Director, Student Services
Sara Stivers, Student Services Coordinator

If you have a brief general question, feel free to call our main number at 617.373.3270 or send us an email at Questions pertaining to individual course scheduling should be directed to your Academic Advisor. In-person/telephone/Skype appointments may be made online at MyNEU and by clicking on the Self-Services tab.

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