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Academic Advisers

Joel Waters

Joel Waters, M.A.

joelwaters@psu.edu | 814-867-3375

Joel Waters provides academic advising to declared CSD majors, including transfer students and those transitioning to University Park from other campuses. He is available to help students plan for their curricular and career goals, and to assist with course selection and creating a personalized academic plan.

Joel also manages transfer credits, submits course petitions, and meets with prospective students.

Courtney Wozetek

Courtney Wozetek, M.Ed.

courtney@psu.edu | 814-865-3584

Courtney Wozetek provides academic advising to declared majors within Communication Sciences and Disorders, as well as general academic advising to students considering any major in the College of Health and Human Development through a partnership with the Center for Student Advising and Engagement.

She is available to help students explore and plan for curricular and career goals, and to assist with course selection and creating a personalized academic plan. Courtney also reviews transfer credits, submits course petitions, and meets with prospective students.

Who is my academic adviser?

You can find your academic adviser listed in LionPATH under the "Academics" tab or in Starfish in your Success Network.

Students who are declared CSD majors are assigned an academic adviser within the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

First-year students and those in pre-major status are assigned to a general College of Health and Human Development adviser in the HHD Center for Student Advising and Engagement.

Advising Appointments

CSD Academic Advisers are located in 308 Ford Building.

To make an appointment with a CSD Adviser, log in to Starfish. From the Home page, click on Success Network to bring up a list of instructors and advisers. Select your adviser and choose an appointment slot from the available times.

If you are exploring the CSD major, and you are requesting a meeting with someone other than you assigned adviser, log in to Starfish, choose Services at the top and search for the person you wish to see. Select the members tab and then the adviser. From there, you can click on "Schedule appointment" and choose from the available times.

If you are not currently a Penn State student, please contact the adviser directly to make an appointment.

Advising offices for Communications Sciences and Disorders are in 308 Ford Building. Please check in at the Starfish Kiosk upon arrival.