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Graduate Academic Advising Help Desk

The Help Desk is a resource to assist graduate students with many issues that don’t require a sit-down appointment, such as questions about classroom locations, picking up or dropping off forms, and signing documents.

The Help Desk is located just inside the main entrance of the graduate academic advising office, 140 West 62nd Street, Room 126 (first floor).

Help Desk Hours of Operation:
Monday to Thursday, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

If you have any questions, contact gsbgraduate@fordham.edu or 212-636-6104.

Gabelli School of Business
Graduate Academic Advising Office

140 West 62nd Street
Room 126

Advising Appointments

To schedule an advising appointment with your assigned academic advisor, follow the links below.

Advising Appointments Hours of Operation:
Monday to Thursday, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Contact your assigned advisor if you are unable to schedule an appointment during regular hours of operation.

Ilze Frierson
Full-Time MBA, Professional MBA, JD/MBA, Executive MBA
Kathleen Kennon
Three-Continent MS in Global Management, MS in Applied Statistics and Decision-Making, MS in Business Analytics, and MS in Information Technology, MS in Marketing Intelligence, and MS in Media Management
Ariane Saney
MS in Global Finance, MS in Quantitative Finance, MS in Management, and International Business Bridge
Lonnie Kussin
BS/MBA, BS/MS, MBA in Public Accounting/MS in Taxation (MTA), MS in Accounting, and MS in Taxation

Academic Advising Guidelines

Advisor expectations

Your advisor will …

  • Be an advocate on your behalf as it relates to your academic progress at the Gabelli School of Business.
  • Be your primary point of contact at the Gabelli School as it relates to your academic planning and progress toward your graduate business degree.
  • Understand and effectively communicate the curriculum, graduation requirements, and University policies and procedures in order to provide helpful and appropriate advisement and mentoring.
  • Be available, approachable, and personable; demonstrate concern for and interest in your well-being.
  • Make appropriate referrals within the University; encourage you to develop skills that will lead to self-responsibility.
  • Have profound respect for you as an individual and serve as a model of the educated person.
  • Maintain your confidentiality—not discuss your issues outside of the advising meeting unless the situation is severe enough that you may do harm to yourself or others.

Student expectations

Students are expected to …

  • Display respect for your advisors, students, faculty, and other members of the Gabelli School of Business community and have a positive attitude toward the advising process.
  • Accept responsibility for decisions and actions (or inactions) that affect your educational progress and goals. This includes managing your own academic worksheet and being intimately familiar with your Degree Works degree audit.
  • Keep your advising commitments. If you schedule an appointment with an advisor, you are expected to keep the appointment or cancel at least 24 hours in advance.
  • Be prepared. It is your responsibility to be knowledgeable about the Gabelli School curriculum and come to advising appointments prepared to assume responsibility for degree planning. Many of the answers can be found on the Gabelli School of Business website.
  • Ask questions if you do not understand an issue or have a specific concern. It’s never good to assume or default to “someone said.”

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