We invite you to reach out to us. Here you’ll find contact information for undergraduate and graduate advisors. We have also provided helpful links to additional academic information and support.

Undergraduate Advising

For information about:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies and Planning (BAUSP)
  • BAUSP students seeking a minor in other fields
  • Urban Studies and Planning Minor
  • course selection
  • transfers
  • course petitions
  • course substitutions
  • late course changes
  • Study Abroad course approvals
  • job searches (internship and full-time)
  • professional development

Ben LeRoy, Academic Advisor

Book an Advising Appointment!

College of Fine and Applied Arts, Office of Undergraduate Academic Affairs

For questions about:

  • records
  • AP credit or transfer of courses
  • degree certification

Zelda Gardner, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Academic Affairs
Gill Heine, FAA Admissions and Records Officer
110 Architecture Building
Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30 AM–noon and 1:005:00 PM
Voice: 217-333-6061

Students may meet with the staff on a walk-in basis or schedule an appointment by calling 217-333-6061.


Graduate Advising

Master of Urban Planning (MUP) Information

Ben LeRoy, Academic Advisor

Book a MUP Advising Appointment!

Master of Science in Sustainable Urban Management (MSSUM) Information

Professor Dustin Allred, MSSUM Coordinator
111 Temple Buell Hall
Voice: 217-333-6531

PhD in Regional Planning Information

Professor Andrew Greenlee, Director of Graduate Studies
111 Temple Buell Hall
Voice: 217-333-9069


General Departmental Questions

Jennifer Kowalski, Recruiting Specialist
111 Temple Buell Hall
Voice: 217-244-5364


Web Resources

The following sites provide additional advising information and support:

DURP Internship Forms

The following are required forms for internship credit for both UP 390 and UP 590:

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