First-year experience | College of Public Health and Human Sciences

Advising is required each term during your first year at OSU. You are assigned an advisor by last name. There are two ways to meet your advisor each term:

Group Workshop
50 minutes
Available Weeks 6-8


Individual Appointment
30 minutes
Available most weekdays 9-3:30
Schedule by phone or in person

Topics and issues covered in workshops and appointments

  • Getting to know the college, advisors, and other students
  • Reviewing and reflecting upon your interests, values, and skills
  • Discussing what it takes to be successful in your chosen major and career path
  • Learning about on-campus resources available to assist you
  • Reviewing current term experiences and planning for future ones

It is your responsibility to register for a workshop or make an appointment

First-year resources

First-year Advising

First-year Academic Advising

    Andrea Nelson| Advisor | First Year Experience
    Andrea Nelson
    Students with last names A-L
    Drop in hours: Tu & Th 4-5pm
    Khrystal Condon | Advisor | First Year Experience
    Khrystal Condon
    Students with last names M-Z
    Drop in hours: Tu 9-10am & Th 1-2pm