Academic Services Appointments

Students can schedule meetings with staff in the college's various Academic Services offices to get the information, resources, and guidance they need to be successful. Use the resources below to schedule an appointment

Undergraduate Academic Advising

To schedule an appointment with an adviser from the Office of Undergraduate Academic Advising, visit Starfish.

Students already in the college should make an appointment with their assigned adviser in Starfish, for all others, please attend a drop-in session during one of the times listed below or contact Melissa Williams, if one of these times does not work with your schedule.

Virtual Drop-In Advising for the Fall Semester

Beginning Monday, August 30 these Zoom sessions capped at 10 minutes in length are available at the times listed below for quick questions that do not require a scheduled appointment. Join a Drop-In Session.

  • Tuesdays from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
  • Wednesdays from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
  • Thursdays from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

*There will be no drop-ins during the week of Nov. 22, 2021

Career Solutions

To schedule an appointment with a career coach in the Office of Career Solutions and Corporate Engagement:

  • Visit Starfish
  • Go to "My Success Network"
  • In the upper right hand corner search "Information Sciences and Technology"
  • Click on "Office of Career Solutions and Corporate Engagement"
  • Click on "Schedule an Appointment" on the left-hand side

Drop-in Career Coaching Wednesdays

Virtual sessions via Zoom capped at 10-15 minutes in length are available at the times listed below for quick questions that do not require a scheduled appointment. Note, if you are unable to join the Zoom session, please log in to your Penn State Zoom account prior to clicking the link above.

  • Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

*There will be no drop-ins on Nov. 24 or Dec. 1, 2021

Inclusion and Diversity Engagement

To schedule an appointment with a team member from the Office of Inclusion and Diversity Engagement, email diversity@ist.psu.edu.

Student Engagement

To schedule an appointment with a team member from the Office of Student Engagement, visit ist.psu.edu/engage/meet.

Graduate Students

The Office of Graduate Programs will not be holding regular office hours during the fall 2021 semester. If you have questions about course registration, comprehensive exams, final exam scheduling, degree requirements, or other matters, contact Jenna Sieber at graduateprograms@ist.psu.edu to request a virtual or phone appointment.

World Campus Students

Current undergraduate students should contact their Penn State World Campus academic adviser with specific program questions, which can be found in LionPATH. For academic and student services, students should visit the World Campus website.

Current graduate students can contact the Office of Graduate Programs for program-related questions. Information related to financial aid, technical support, and other student support items can be found on the World Campus website.