You must meet with your advisor at least once per semester to receive authorization or “clearance” to register for the next semester’s classes.  Your advisor will either be a full-time department academic advisor or a member of the faculty assigned to you. Check your email for advising assignments prior to each semester’s advanced registration period.


Students Pursuing an Economics B.A., Financial Economics B.S. or Accounting Certificate

General University and GEP Requirements, Major Pathway and Academic Planning, Registration Clearance, Enrollment Assistance, Academic Difficulty, Course Repeat Petitions, SAP Appeals, etc.  Contact the Academic Advisor in CAHSS / Economics:

Robert Pawloski, PUP 334, Phone: (410) 455-5922 Email:

Click on the icon here to schedule an appointment. For advising appointments, please read the instructions for appointment & meeting types.  If you will miss or be late to an appointment, please contact Robert Pawloski at the above email prior to the meeting.



Undergraduate Students Pursuing BA/MA or BS/MA Programs or Students Interested in Econ’s M.A. in Economic Policy:

Contact the Graduate Program Director, Dr. Tim Gindling, PUP 330, Phone: 410-455-3629



Undergraduate Students Pursuing Certificates in Accounting, Finance, Auditing for Information Systems or Management Accounting:

Contact the Director of Accounting Program, Suzann Medicus, PUP 327, Phone: (410) 455-6590



Other Interests

Interested in ECAD, Management Science or MBA Prep should contact the Information Systems Department; students interested in the Public Administration certificate should contact the Political Science Department; and students interested in the Personnel and Industrial Psychology Certificate should contact the Psychology Department.

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