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The Office of Undergraduate Student Services is responsible for the advisement of all students who are intending on pursuing Public Health, Occupational Therapy, Statistics, Exercise Science, Exercise Science/Athletic Training, Nutrition or Pre-Physical Therapy at UB during their pre-requisite phase. We also advise students throughout the Statistics BA, Public Health BS, and all School of Public Health and Health Professions minor programs. Our offices are located in 104A-C Kimball Tower on the South Campus.
We strive to have a team approach to student services. One of our staff members will assist you with all of your advising and student services needs.
Gaspar Farkas, PhD
Associate Dean of Academic and Student Affairs
Jillian Reading, PhD
Assistant Dean/Director of Student Affairs
Pedro J. Sotelo-Peryea, MS
Director, Academic Advising Initiatives
415 Kimball Tower
Eann Robinson, MS
Assistant Director, Academic Advising Initiatives
411 Kimball Tower
Cassandra Walker-Whiteside, MS
Senior Academic Advisor
Student Services and Recruitment
412 Kimball Tower
Kristy Happ, MEd
Academic Advisor & Affiliation Agreement Coordinator
417 Kimball Tower
417 Kimball Tower
418 Kimball Tower
If you would like to schedule an academic advisement appointment, please email us at email@example.com or schedule online. When emailing please be sure to provide your name, phone number, purpose of your appointment, your person number, and the best dates and times for us to schedule you.
Do you have a quick question? If so, try the SPHHP advising chat. This is an opportunity for SPHHP students to ask quick questions and seek resources in chat format. This is a public forum open to all SPHHP students, so if you have personal questions make an appointment online to protect your privacy. (Weds. 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.)
To change an undergraduate plan prior to enrollment, you should contact the UB Office of Admissions.
Once you are enrolled, you can make changes via a web form. Please click the link below to be taken to the academic plan change page.
Are you experiencing unanticipated circumstances that are preventing you from moving forward with your education? Consider the UB student emergency fund.
Office for Academic
and Student Affairs (OASA)
Our advisors are here to help and support you throughout your academic career.