Welcome to Student Services

114 Hinds Hall | 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM | Walk-in appointments preferred

The iSchool Student Services Office is your home for academic advising and support including academic planning, exploration of academic programs, course selection, global experience planning, and degree certification.

Our team of academic advisors and program managers work in conjunction with your faculty advisor to ensure you stay on track with your course of study at the iSchool. In addition, the Student Services Office oversees all of the iSchool student organizations and can assist you with any room requests or event planning.

We have an open door policy and see students on a first come, first serve basis. So please come in to see us and take advantage of all the great things our Student Services Office has to offer. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Sarah Hagelin
Assistant Dean, Students & Faculty Services

Student Services Staff

Sarah Hagelin Sarah Hagelin
Assistant Dean, Student & Faculty Services
iSchool Career Center
114P Hinds Hall
Phone: (315) 443-5603
Fax: (315) 443-5673
Email: shagelin@syr.edu
Sheila Clifford-Bova Sheila Clifford-Bova
Manager, Student Services & Faculty Support
114 Hinds Hall
Phone: (315) 443-6137
Email: sacliffo@syr.edu

Advising Staff

Julie Walas-Huynh Julie Walas-Huynh
Director of Academic Advising & Student Engagement
Program Manager for Undergraduate Programs
114N Hinds Hall
Phone: (315) 443-4133
Email: jlwalas@syr.edu
Lora Scarson Lora Scarson
Student Records Specialist
114B Hinds Hall
Phone: (315) 443-1335
Email: lascarso@syr.edu
Tess Schaufler Tess Schaufler
Academic Advisor- Undergraduate
114A Hinds Hall
Phone: (315) 443-5608
Email: thschauf@syr.edu
Jose Tavarez Jose Tavarez
Academic Advisor- Graduate
114L Hinds Hall
Phone: (315) 443-5601
Email: jltavare@syr.edu
Kathryn Allen
Executive Director of Special Academic Program Initiatives
114E Hinds Hall
Phone: (315) 443-4251
Email: kallen02@syr.edu

Program Directors & Managers

Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Science in Information Management & Technology (IM&T)

Susan Dischiave Susan A Dischiave
Program Director
314 Hinds Hall
Phone: (315) 443-5611
Email: sadischi@syr.edu
Julie Walas-Huynh Julie Walas-Huynh
Program Manager
114N Hinds Hall
Phone: (315) 443-4133
Email: jlwalas@syr.edu

Bachelor of Science in Systems & Information Science (SIS)

David Dischiave David Dischiave
Program Co-Director
225 Hinds Hall
Phone: (315) 443-4681
Email: ddischia@syr.edu
Robert J. Irwin Robert J. Irwin
Program Co-Director
4-206L-A Science and Technology Center
Phone: (315) 443-4400
Email: rjirwin@syr.edu
Julie Walas-Huynh Julie Walas-Huynh
Program Manager
114N Hinds Hall
Phone: (315) 443-4133
Email: jlwalas@syr.edu

Graduate Programs

Master of Science in Information Management (IM)

 

Arthur P. Thomas Arthur P. Thomas
Program Director
338 Hinds Hall
Phone: (315) 443-3840
Email: apthomas@syr.edu
Lauren McPhillips
Program Manager
Email: lkmcphil@syr.edu

Master of Science in Library & Information Science (LIS) and LIS School Media

Jill Hurst-Wahl Jill Hurst-Wahl
Program Director
114L Hinds Hall
Phone: (315) 443-1070
Email: jahurst@syr.edu
Blythe Bennett Blythe Bennett
Program Manager
114M Hinds Hall
Phone: (315) 443-5445
Email: babennet@syr.edu

Master of Science in Telecommunications & Network Management (TNM)

Arthur P. Thomas Arthur P. Thomas
Program Director
338 Hinds Hall
Phone: (315) 443-3840
Email: apthomas@syr.edu
Lauren McPhillips
Program Manager
Email: lkmcphil@syr.edu

Doctoral Programs

Ph.D. in Information Science & Technology

Steve Sawyer Steve Sawyer
Program Director
344 Hinds Hall
Phone: (315) 443-6147
Email: ssawyer@syr.edu
Jennifer Barclay Jennifer Barclay
Program Manager
114C Hinds Hall
Phone: (315) 443-5630
Email: jabarcla@syr.edu

Doctorate of Professional Studies in Information Management (DPS)

Paul Gandel Paul Gandel
Program Director
235 Hinds Hall
Phone: (315) 443-2040
Email: pgandel@syr.edu
Jennifer Barclay Jennifer Barclay
Program Manager
114C Hinds Hall
Phone: (315) 443-5630
Email: jabarcla@syr.edu

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