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Student Services

Academic Advising

Scheller College of Business Advisors

Undergraduate Programs Office
Suite 322 in the College of Business Building in Technology Square
Main office: 404-894-2605

Academic advising is an integral part of creating an academic plan that incorporates appropriate certificates, minors internships/co-ops, study abroad programs and research that will make students marketable for top jobs and graduate schools. Students are expected to meet with their advisor at least once per year to ensure they're on track for graduation and understand the numerous options and resources available at the College of Business and Georgia Tech.

Student Last Name Advisor Email Address Phone Number
A - B Steve Carriere steve.carriere@scheller.gatech.edu  404-385-5280
C - I Brandon Lay brandon.lay@scheller.gatech.edu 404-385-5278
J - P Calla Talman calla.talman@scheller.gatech.edu 404-385-5279
Q - Z Lindsay Staar lindsay.green@scheller.gatech.edu  404-385-7537

Sign Up For An Advising Appointment Here.

What students can expect from Scheller CoB advisors:
  • Individual attention
  • Accurate knowledge of the BSBA degree requirements
  • Suggestions for class selection and the academic plan
  • Assistance in starting the internship and career search
  • Information about campus and CoB resources
  • Response to your emails within 48 business hours
  • Encouragement and mentoring during your time as a business student
What Scheller CoB advisors expect of their advisees:
  • Introduce yourself to your advisor as soon as possible.
  • Make an appointment at least once each semester, year or whenever you have questions.
  • Be aggressive about your education, taking advantage of campus and CoB resources, student clubs and events.
  • Prepare for and keep appointments with your advisor.
  • Establish and follow academic plans.
  • Check-in with your advisor before changing your academic plan.
  • Respect your advisor's availability and time limitations.
  • Follow-up on connections and appointments your advisor helps you establish.
  • Attend and participate in class.
For guidance on academic advising timelines and to see a typical annual advising calendar, check out the GT Academic Advising Syllabus.