Advisors and our mission

The LAS Student Academic Affairs Office supports the academic, personal, and professional development of every student. Through academic advising, we promote inclusive dialogue, recognize diverse experiences, encourage students to design their life and career, and to take responsibility for their success.

Learn about our mission

Contact us

Meet our Student Academic Affairs leadership team, or connect with a specific advisor below.


Academic Advising and Services

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Executive Assistant Dean, Academic Advising, Academic Integrity
Director of Access and Achievement Program
Assistant Director of Advising
Academic Advisor for Access and Achievement Program
Academic Advisor for Re-entry
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Academic Advisor for General Curriculum
Academic Advisor for Access and Achievement Program
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Academic advisor for transfer students
Academic Advisor for Access and Achievement Program
Academic Advisor for Access and Achievement Program
Office Administrator
OFFICE SUPPORT SPECIALIST
OFFICE SUPPORT ASSOCIATE
OFFICE SUPPORT ASSOCIATE

Walk-in advising and other services

Assistant Dean, Student Services and Administrative Processes
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Director of Education Abroad
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Associate Director, Intercultural and Global Learning
Assistant Director of Recruitment and Admissions
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Associate Director, Intercultural and Global Learning, International Student Experience
(217) 300-3938
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Associate Director of Recruitment and Admissions
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Associate Director of LAS Honors
(217) 333-1158
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Academic Program Advisor for Education Abroad
Administrative clerk
(217) 300-4453
(217) 300-9821
Academic Hourly for LAS International Programs
OFFICE SUPPORT SPECIALIST

Admissions and records

Admissions/records officers monitor degree progress, make adjustments to DARS reports, and certify completion of graduation requirements. They are available on a walk-in basis.

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Admissions and records officer
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Admissions and records officer
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Admissions and records officer
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Admissions and records officer
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Admissions and records officer
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ADMISSIONS AND RECORDS OFFICER