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The Academic Advising Center is open Monday-Friday from 8:00 am-4:15 PM. Office hours vary with each advisor. Appointments with any of the faculty listed below can be made by calling (570) 662-4749.

Deborah Rotella
Assistant Professor
Director, Academic Advising Center
132 South Hall
Phone: (570) 662-4825

Christopher Cummings
Academic Advisor/Coordinator of Athletic Mentoring
146 South Hall
Phone: (570)662-4828

Laurie Buck
 Office Assistant
144 South Hall
Phone: (570) 662-4436
Fax: (570) 662-4149

Academic Advising Center

What is the Mission of the Academic Advising Center?

The mission of Academic Advising Center is to provide quality academic advising, by assisting students in the purposeful planning of an undergraduate liberal arts education, contributing to an environment that promotes academic (Scholarship) and personal, as well as intellectual, and ethical (Character)growth. Academic Advising is a decision-making process by which students realize their maximum education potential, through communication, and information exchanges with an advisor; it is ongoing, multifaceted and a shared responsibility of both the advisor and advisee. The advisor, utilizing a developmental, proscriptive and/or, prescriptive, strength-based approach, serves as a constant facilitator of communication, a coordinator of learning experiences, through course and career planning and academic progress review, and an agent of referral to other campus services.


What is the Vision of the Academic Advising Center?

Mansfield University's Academic Advising Center aspires to provide an excellent advising experience, through the development of academic and career goals, meaningful collaborative relationships, appropriate academic decision making and navigational skills, that will result in students valuing and applying their liberal arts education.