Advising

Academic advisers can assist you with degree requirements, internships, major changes, Study Abroad options, schedule planning, academic resources, continuing education – or anything else relating to your educational experience at MSU.

To schedule an appointment with an adviser, go to student.msu.edu

 Please follow these instructions on how to navigate the new advising site:

  1. Log in at student.msu.edu
    1. Complete the 2factor process: https://spartanslearn.msu.edu/tech-training/two-factor/index.html
  2. Click on Academic Progress
  3. Click on Advising/Tutoring Appointments
  4. Click on Create New Appointment
  5. Select the following appointment details:
    1. Category: Select Advising
    2. Advising/Tutoring Unit: Select College of Social Science Advising
    3. Appointment Reason: Click the look-up/magnifying glass icon and select one of our four majors (Political Science, Political Science Pre-Law, World Politics, Public Policy)Do not search for Political Science in the text box.
    4. Appointment Duration: This will default to 30 minutes. 
    5. Additional Information (required): Please enter the reason for your appointment to help the advisor prepare, e.g. scheduling classes, graduation check, etc.
    6. Appointment Type: Select your preference of an in person, phone, Zoom, or walk-in appointment. We encourage you to select a Zoom appointment if you have the option to call so we can share screens and discuss information if necessary.
    7. Click Select Advisor: Krista Zeig or Heather Wilson
      1. Choose your preferred date and time with any of the Political Science advisors and click Select Time. You may need to scroll down the page to view the complete list. Use the Next Days hyperlink to see more available dates.
  6. Review all appointment information, including any advisor notes, and click Book it! at the bottom of the page.

For all questions, please contact Political Science Academic Advisors Krista Zeig or Heather Wilson.

The Department of Political Science is located on the 3rd floor of South Kedzie Hall.