PLU School of Business

Advising in the School of Business

As a student in the School of Business you will have two advisers to help guide you through your academic requirements and beyond. The undergraduate coordinator, Juanita Reed, and a Faculty Advisor.

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Undergraduate Coordinator

The Undergraduate Coordinator serves as the official University Advisor for all intended and declared Business Administration students. The Undergraduate Coordinator will advise students by:

  • Distributing registration access codes
  • Completing all junior reviews, graduation evaluations, and any other documentation required of the student by the University
  • Maintain all student files
  • Inform you of your progress toward completion of GURs, credit requirements, PLU residency requirements, and major requirements
  • Evaluate transfer credits
  • Coordinate the process of exception requests
  • Processing all admission applications and officially declaring majors and minors
  • Assist you in choosing a Faculty Mentor
  • Providing guidance through the course selection process during registration

Appointments with the Undergraduate Coordinator are held Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:30 AM- 3:30 PM.  To schedule an appointment, please go to the School of Business office on the first floor of the Morken Center or call the receptionist at 253-535-7244.

Faculty Advisor

All business students will also be assigned a Faculty Advisor once they have officially declared their concentration. A Faculty Advisor will help:

  • Choose the most appropriate courses as well as the sequencing of courses to efficiently complete your Business concentration.
  • Research employment opportunities
  • Sponsor internships
  • Assist in developing your community networking skills
  • Advocate for you
  • Write letters of recommendation for scholarships, graduate school, or employment opportunities

Once you have been assigned a Faculty Advisor, you will receive a letter with their name and contact information. Feel free to contact them as soon as possible to schedule your first meeting. If you would like to change your Faculty Advisor, please see Juanita Reed in the School of Business to discuss your options.