Academic Advising

Academic advising is an integral part of the department’s undergraduate academic program. To best serve the needs of our undergraduate students it is a dual pronged system. Integral to the system are the faculty advisors within the department and the professional advisors in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities’ Office of Student Academic Affairs. Students are strongly urged to regularly see their faculty advisor concerning their selection of courses, academic progress, post-graduation plans, or for any other questions or concerns they may have. For advising by Department of Economics faculty, students are divided among faculty advisors by year, with sophomores and juniors further divided alphabetically between two advisors.

If you have a question about who your faculty advisor is, please stop by or call the Department of Economics main office (301 LA, 617-373-2882).  You are strongly urged to regularly see your faculty advisor concerning your selection of courses, academic progress, post-graduation plans, or for any other questions or concerns you have. Advisors’ office hours are posted each semester outside the entrance to the main office (301 LA) in the Department of Economics, and here.

 AdvisorOfficeTelephone Number
[617] 373-
E-mail
First Year StudentsProf. Dickens301 LA2872w.dickens@neu.edu
All grades with the exception of first year studentsProf. Simon, Undergraduate Advisor307 LA7222p.simon@neu.edu
Cooperative Education
Cooperative Education
Cooperative Education
(A-K)Linnea Basu
(L-R)Stephen Williams
(S-Z)Rebecca Westerling
17 LA
403CH
180 RP
2435
3421
7488
l.basu@neu.edu
s.williams@neu.edu
r.westerling@neu.edu
CSSH Dean's Office
CSSH Dean's Office
(A-F)Michaela Kinlock
(G-O) Lauren Boyle
(P-Z) Justin Repici
180 RP3980m.kinlock@neu.edu
l.boyle@neu.edu
j.repici@neu.edu

*After the initial intake advising, transfer students are advised in the same fashion as all other majors, by class year.

Before talking with an advisor, it is recommended that you conduct an audit of your degree program to see where you stand in regard to course requirements. Through the myNeuweb portal (www.myneu.neu.edu), access the Degree Audit and Reporting system to view and get a copy of your audit. Note that you can obtain a degree audit for either the B.S. or B.A. to see how you would stand with respect to either degree. You can also evaluate through this audit system progress toward completing a minor in Economics, any of our combined majors or any other program.  Students see their Dean’s Office (CSSH) advisor for questions about the core curriculum, university requirements, and for other academic and non-academic matters such as changing major, declaring a minor outside of economics, taking courses outside of Northeastern, and requesting a leave of absence.

 Changing into a CSSH Major/Declaring a Minor/Adding a concentration

Students now declare a CSSH minor online exclusively; the paper Program of Study Petitions will no longer be accepted.

Here is the link to the Minor Declaration page: www.neu.edu/cssh/addaminor.  From here, you can click on the first hyperlink to sign in and add a minor and can see a list of all available CSSH minors.

Major changes or minor/concentration additions involving CSSH programs should be completed as follows –

If you have curricular questions about the Economics minor, please contact your Economics advisor.

 

For more information:   Please refer to the department’s Undergraduate Handbook 2015-16 for information  describing the academic requirements for undergraduate economics degrees
and the administrative and advising programs available to economics undergraduates and those doing combined majors in economics.

 Link to Northeastern University Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017

The Office of Student Academic Affairs

Located in 180 Renaissance Park, the Office of Student Academic Affairs is a central place where undergraduate students in CSSH can go with all academic questions. This office is a good first place to go for any kind of academic concern.

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