Advising

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Advising

Students who are in the program or interested can receive general advising with Tom Mills or specialized, one-on-one advising from the director Susan Pozo.

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Advising with Director

Dr. Susan Pozo meets with students via video conference (Webex) or telephone on Fridays from 11 am to 1 pm. If you do not see a time that works for you, please email us with your meeting needs. 

Click here to schedule with the director

For advising on study abroad, please contact the Western Michigan University Study Abroad office.

What you should expect from us

We will:

  • Assess your progress toward completing your major or minor.
  • Discuss internship possibilities, volunteer opportunities, and ways to be involved on campus and in the community.
  • Encourage and offer guidance for succeeding academically.
  • Explore how global and international studies fits with your career goals.
  • Offer recommendations about new and upcoming courses.
  • Refer you to other campus offices that will support your success at Western Michigan University.
  • Share information about course availability so that you can plan your schedule accordingly.
  • Share information about speakers, events, deadlines and more.

What we expect from you

We expect that you will:

  • Consider the Global and International Studies Student Lounge in 2046 Moore Hall your space.
  • Contact us by email or phone if you have questions.
  • Explore how global and international studies fits with your career goals.
  • Let us know about speakers, events, deadlines and more.
  • Communicate with us if there is any way for us to better serve you.
  • Spend some time considering what your academic and professional interests are.
  • Tell us about your experiences—positive, negative, or ambivalent—with the program.