HASS Student Services Hub

The Student Services Advising Hub

The School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS) Student Services Advising Hub is available to assist all students at RPI with any HASS-related questions or concerns that may arise at any point in a student's academic career. The Student Services Advising Hub is located on the 4th Floor of the Russell Sage Labs building- the Student Services Office in Room 4307. Advisors at the Hub offer academic support to both undergraduate and graduate HASS majors and non-majors, providing guidance to students as they work to successfully complete their degree requirements. 

 

What kind of support does the Hub provide?

The Hub provides a wide variety of academic services, including:

Undergraduate:

  • Semester course planning
  • Student Advising Meeting (SAM)
  • Major / minor declaration or changes
  • Form assistance / approvals
  • Registrar Protocol information
  • Summer Arch planning
  • HASS course requirements information

Graduate:

  • Course planning
  • Academic progress review
  • Form assistance / approvals
  • Thesis / Dissertation Protocol
  • Co-Terminal Program application assistance


What are the Hub’s office hours? What is the protocol for a student to meet with a Hub advisor?

Although the Hub is currently open from 8:30 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday and walk-ins are welcome, students are encouraged to contact one of the advising staff in the Hub directly in order to set up an appointment and ensure that staff are available to address their needs.


Contact Us:


Jenn MumbyJennifer Mumby

Sr. Student Services Administrator, Graduate Students

Phone: (518) 276-4784

Email Address: mumbyj@rpi.edu 

Jenn advises the graduate and co-terminal students in the School of HASS regarding all academic and administrative matters. She serves as a point of contact for prospective graduate students and alumni.


Michelle Riley

Sr. Student Services Administrator, Undergraduates

Phone: (518) 276-6473

Email Address: rileym3@rpi.edu

Michelle advises and counsels Rensselaer undergraduate students on academic course requirements, course selection, and prerequisite courses to make informed academic decisions in progress toward their degree. 


Kate TomlinKathryn Tomlin

Sr. Student Services Administrator, Undergraduates

Phone: (518) 276-8345

Email Address: tomlik2@rpi.edu

Kate advises and counsels Rensselaer undergraduate students on academic course requirements, course selection, and prerequisite courses to make informed academic decisions in progress toward their degree.


Brian WoodsBrian Woods

Manager, Student Services

Phone: (518) 276-2576

Email Address: woodsb3@rpi.edu

Brian oversees the design and delivery of support services to students in the HASS as well as Institute students completing HASS curricular obligations in support of student learning and wellness.