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Connect with a professional advisor in the COB


Professional academic advisors play an important role in your OHIO experience. College of Business academic advisors are committed to helping you achieve your goals.

Future Students

For future Business Bobcats, advisors in the Career & Student Success Center are your point of contact for arranging to sit in on a class, talk to current students, meet professors, faculty, and staff, and for guidance on admissions into the College of Business. If you're exploring OHIO and making plans to visit campus, use the Plan Your Visit button below. If you have questions about classes, academics, student involvement, or the COB's approach to student success, choose Email Theresa to kickstart that conversation.

Current Students

For current OHIO students, we provide academic advising, diversity programs, and administrative support. To schedule an academic advising appointment, please login to Handshake.

The COB's Career & Student Success Center also offers career coaching services. Learn about scheduling an appointment for expert career help with your job search questions, interview prep, resume support, and more.

Academic Advising Topics

Our academic advisors can help you navigate your College of Business experience. Choose from one of the following topics when you book your advising appointment in Handshake.

  • Scheduling Questions
    Discuss courses for your schedule. This includes adding or dropping a course in your current semester.
  • Discuss Majors, Minors, and Certificate Programs
    Receive information on different majors, minors, or certificates offered in the College of Business.
  • Academic Performance
    If you’d like to earn higher grades than the ones you are currently earning, an academic advisor can suggest a strategy for improvement. For maximum impact, please make this appointment as early in the semester as possible.
  • Transferring into the College of Business
    This appointment is for students who are not yet in the College of Business but wish to apply or transfer into COB. You can also choose this option if you wish to discuss classes for next semester.
  • Transfer Credit or Course Substitution
    Students who wish to take classes at another institution, or who have previously taken a course and want to have it re-evaluated, choose this appointment and bring with you course descriptions with you to your appointment.
  • Global Perspectives and Study Abroad
    Students in need of getting approval for courses leading to study abroad should select this appointment. Additionally, this is for students who want to know if experiences they have already had, or will have, count to fulfill the Global Perspective requirement.
  • International Student Academic Advising
    International students who want to know more about OPT, semester away from OHIO, wishing to take less than 12 hours, or international forms need to choose this appointment. Please let your advisor know in the exact nature of your appointment prior to. Please bring any forms with you to the appointment.
  • I am not happy at Ohio University
    If you're unhappy with any aspect of your Ohio University experience, an academic advisor can listen supportively and make suggestions for having a more positive university experience. For maximum impact, please make this appointment as early in the semester as possible.
  • Graduation Audit
    Have your DARS reviewed to determine the courses you still need to graduate. (Only for COB juniors and seniors.)

CSSC Hours

The office is located in Copeland Hall 214 and is open Monday–Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Need help? Call 740.593.2042 or email