Academic Advising and Planning

Academic Advising at Geneseo begins with a strong tradition of faculty advising: each student is assigned a faculty member to meet with to discuss their course of study, their academic interests, and their goals after graduating.  The Deans of the Schools of Education and Business also advise their graduate students and offer group advising sessions for new majors. 

Many professional staff members across campus provide academic advising that complements the work of faculty advisors, especially the Access Opportunity Program, the International Student & Scholar Services office, the Study Abroad Office, and Career Development (including information on Internships).

Academic clubs and organizations also provide informal peer-to-peer advising and important information about registration and students’ experiences at Geneseo.

Visit Dean Celia Easton in the Academic Planning and Advising office in Erwin 106.  This office directly assists students with registration, advising, graduation reviews to earn their diplomas, and skill sets integral to success — including study skills, consultation to help them stay on track, and strategies for communicating with faculty and mentors. 

Ms. Heather Wilhelm Routenberg is a full-time Academic Advisor who assists students with success strategies, major exploration, and academic planning.  

Dr. Amber Charlebois is the college's pre-health advisor; she is not full time in the advising office, but Dr. Charlebois schedules appointments and assists students several hours each week in Erwin 106B. Email her at

Ms. Kelly Hoag provides immediate help to students who drop into the office; Ms. Hoag is also the contact in Erwin 106 for assistance with graduate studies.

Students with questions about graduation audits should see Ms. Kathy Gibson Moore in Erwin 106.

Academic Advising is integrated with The Office of Disability Services (Dr. Tabitha Buggie-Hunt, Erwin 22) and the Office of New Student Programs & Orientation (Ms. Katie Buckley, Erwin 220).  Each office provides personal attention to help students be successful at Geneseo.



Online Tutoring opens again January 30, 2018

Star-NY is a free (for Geneseo students), SUNY-wide online tutoring service.  All tutoring is done back and forth on an electronic whiteboard.  Tutoring is available in many subject areas during evening hours when other tutoring sites are closed.  Click on the headline above to connect to STAR-NY.


Academic Advising and Planning in Erwin Hall 106 is open 8:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Monday - Friday. Call (585) 245-5541 to schedule an appointment.