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Student and Academic Services

Hours

Monday-Friday 8 a.m. 5 p.m.
  • Appointments must be made a minimum of one day in advance
  • When possible, drop-by advising is available via Zoom for current semester issues. (See below.)

Contact Us

1160 Capitol Federal Hall
1654 Naismith Drive
Lawrence, Kansas 66045

For the fall 2020 semester

If you have an upcoming advising appointment, it will be conducted by phone. If you need to schedule an appointment, please do so by visiting JayhawkGPS.ku.edu or by calling 785-864-7871. Students not in the business school, such as pre-business students, should call 785-864-7871.

Limited in-person advising appointments are available. Students may request an in-person appointment by calling 785-864-7871.

Students can connect with Student and Academic Services via Zoom from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday using the information below:

Zoom meeting link: https://kansas.zoom.us/j/93824719685

  • Meeting ID: 938 2471 9685
  • Passcode: 175912

Prospective first-year and transfer students can talk to an advisor to discuss admission requirements, courses and other highlights of our programs.

School of Business events for prospective students will be held virtually at this time. Prospective undergraduate students and their familes are encouraged to connect with the KU School of Business and learn more about what it means to be a Business Jayhawk at this pageProspective students and/or their families also may email studybusiness@ku.edu for more information.

 

Advisor Assignments

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Debbie Forysth

Debbie Forysth

Hometown: Lawrence, Kansas

I have been an academic advisor for approximately 18 years all of which has been at KU in the School of Business.

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Felix Somerville

Felix Sommerville

Hometown: Lawrence, Kansas

I enjoy reading books, drinking yerba-maté, nerding out over personal finance, and getting outside. I spend my free time with my family and friends, watching fútbol, listening to my favorite hip hop artists, and collecting sneakers. I have been a lifelong KU basketball fan and attended my first game before I turned 1.

Education:
  • M.S.E. in Higher Education Administration, University of Kansas
  • B.S.E. in Spanish Education, University of Kansas
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Madelyn Mueller

Madelyn Mueller

Hometown: Virginia Beach, Virginia

When I am not in Cap Fed, people can find me at local coffee shops in the Lawrence and Kansas City areas.

Education:
  • B.S.E. in Elementary Education, University of Kansas
  • M.S.E. in Higher Education Administration, University of Kansas
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Anna Balmilero

Hometown: Lawrence, Kansas

Outside of work, I love to thrift, enjoy delicious bubble tea, and catch cute Pokémon. I also love traveling and visiting my loved ones in Washington, D.C., Texas, and Honolulu, Hawai’i.

Education:
  • B.A. in Global International Studies & East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Kansas
  • M.S.E. in Higher Education Administration, University of Kansas
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Olivia Miller

Olivia Miller

Hometown: Olathe, Kansas

I love cheering on the Chiefs and Royals – and am excited to attend my first KU basketball game. I like to run and always on the lookout for the next race to train for – even if I am not that great at running. I also spend downtime reading historical fiction or biographies – or binging one of my many favorite TV shows.

Education:
  • B.A. in Political Science, Kansas State University
  • M.S. in College Student Development, Kansas State University
BLP & BHP
Jason O’Connor

Jason O’Connor

Assistant Dean for Academic Programs at the University of Kansas School of Business Began at the University of Kansas in 2000, and moved to the School of Business in 2006. He currently serves as the Director of Student & Academic Services.

Education:
  • M.S. in Counseling Psychology, University of Kansas
MBSP

Anna Balmilero

Hometown: Lawrence, Kansas

Outside of work, I love to thrift, enjoy delicious bubble tea, and catch cute Pokémon. I also love traveling and visiting my loved ones in Washington, D.C., Texas, and Honolulu, Hawai’i.

Education:
  • B.A. in Global International Studies & East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Kansas
  • M.S.E. in Higher Education Administration, University of Kansas
Student athletes
Shu Tosaka

Shu Tosaka

Hometown: Ottumwa, Iowa via Tokyo Japan

I play sports (basketball, golf, volleyball, and softball) almost every day. I am a big time fan of Pokemon Go.

Education:
  • B.S. in Hotel, Restaurant, and Institution Management, Iowa State University
  • M.Ed. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Iowa State University

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