Make an Appointment

Are you currently:

In DUS at University Park

To schedule an appointment with your assigned DUS adviser:

  • Log into Starfish and click on “Home”.
  • Find “My Success Network” in the navigation pane.
    This will show you all your instructors and adviser. You can make an appointment with your adviser from their Individual profiles.
  • Click Schedule Appointment link.
    Calendar (left-hand side) will show dates with open appointment times. Days in bold-face are the ones available for scheduling.
  • Click the + icon next to the appointment time that fits your schedule.
  • Select a Reason for the appointments.
  • Type a detailed description for the meeting to help the adviser best prepare for the meeting.

Once you create the appointment Starfish will send you an email confirming the appointment and will also send you a reminder closer to the appointment time. Your “Dashboard” will show the new appointment that you have created.

To cancel the appointment:

Click the “x” in the upper right of the appointment block on your Dashboard.
If you do need to cancel, please do so well in advance and give your adviser some reasons why the appointment is being canceled.

In another college at University Park

If you are enrolled in another college at University Park and would like to discuss a change into DUS or ways to explore different majors, check in at the reception desk on the third floor of the Bank of America Building or call 814-865-7576, 8:15 to 11:30 a.m. or 1:15 to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

At another Penn State campus

To meet with a DUS adviser at your campus, please contact the Academic Advising Center directly.

Quick-Question Advising

During the semester, students with quick questions can contact an adviser from 8:15 to 11:30 a.m. or 1:15 to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday*. Check in at the reception desk on the third floor of the Bank of America Building or call 814-865-7576.

*TUESDAYS ONLY: During the Fall Semester, Quick Question Advising (QQA) will be held in Pollock Commons with DUS adviser Laura Brown every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Students needing an answer to a quick question will find her in the common's foyer in front of The Mix (across from RESCOM). There will be no Quick Question Advising (walk-in advising) in the Bank of America Building on Tuesdays. Regular QQA is available in the Bank of America building on the other days of the work week.

Prepare for an Appointment

Do your best to ensure your advising meeting is as productive as possible by following the suggestions at Appointment Preparation.

Other Questions?

If you need help to make an appointment or have other questions, call 814-865-7576 or come to the third floor of the Bank of America Building to speak with our receptionist.

Location Change: The Division of Undergraduate Studies advisers will be located on the 3rd Floor of the Bank of America building during the Fall 2016 semester. Please visit us there. Our phone, email addresses and mailing address remain unchanged as noted below.

Mailing Address

Division of Undergraduate Studies
The Pennsylvania State University
101 Grange Building
University Park, PA 16802

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Phone and Email

(814) 865-7576
(814) 863-8913
8:00am - 5:00pm (M-F)

DUS at All Penn State Locations

For information on DUS enrollment and academic advising at all Penn State locations, please view our list of Advising Centers to find your location.