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Undergraduate students in the College of Education are assigned both an academic advisor and a faculty mentor. Every semester prior to the registration period, students meet with their academic advisor and faculty mentor to discuss their academic program and career goals, review curricular requirements and academic progress, determine course schedules, and, in general, develop a plan for academic and future success.
Learn more about the roles of students, academic advisors, and faculty mentors in the Integrated Advising and Mentoring System at SLU.Registration and Advising
Where can I find the names of my academic advisor and faculty mentor?
Senior Academic Advisor
Amanda Chamberland, M.Ed.
College of Education and Public Service
All undergraduate students who have declared their intent to major in Education are assigned to Amanda Chamberland, academic advisor for the College of Education and Public Service.
You may find the name of your academic advisor or faculty mentor at any time by logging into your SLU Banner Self-Service account and following these instructions:
- Click on the Student tab
- Select: Student Records
- Select: View Student Information
- Select: Go to all Mentor/Advisor Listing
You may then use SLU's PeopleFinder (slu.edu/peoplefinder) to obtain the contact information for your academic advisor and/or faculty mentor.
How do I schedule an appointment with my academic advisor?
To meet with your advisor in person, it is best to make an appointment in advance. While walk-in appointments may be available, having a scheduled appointment is the best way to guarantee an appropriate amount of time to meet with your advisor.
You may schedule your appointment online through SLU Appointments. To do so, login to your SLU Banner Self-Service account, and navigate to the following screens:
- Open the Tools tab
- Click on the SLU Appointments icon
- Select: Academic Advising
- Follow the on-screen instructions to select your appointment time
How should I contact my academic advisor if I have a question?
Please feel free to email or call your academic advisor with your questions. While some questions or concerns may best be addressed by scheduling an in-person meeting with your advisor, other questions may simply be handled with a brief email.
A few tips to remember when emailing your advisor:
- Always use your SLU email account
- Use a clear subject line, such as "summer class question"
- Include your full name and SLU Banner ID number (e.g., 000123456)
- Try to describe your question in clear and concise terms to ensure that your question is answered appropriately
Where should I go for my academic advising appointment?
The academic advising office in the College of Education and Public Service is located in Fitzgerald Hall, Suite 130. When arriving for your scheduled appointment, please check in at the front desk, have a seat, and your advisor will come out to greet you.