Academic Advisers

Ryan Family Student Center Academic Advisers

To schedule an appointment with an adviser please call 814-863-2751.

Michael Gordon
Academic Adviser
mag5199@psu.edu 

Hilleary Himes
Director of Academic Advising
hxs220@psu.edu

Jane McCandless
Academic Adviser
jfm4@psu.edu


Department Advisers

Geography
Jodi Vender 
Academic Adviser
305 Walker Building
814-863-5730
jav106@psu.edu

Geosciences
Jacob Hoover 
Undergraduate Program Coordinator
542 Deike
814-865-7791
jdh292@psu.edu

Energy and Mineral Engineering

Amy Johnson
Academic Adviser
Adviser for Energy Engineering (ENENG) and Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering (PNGE) majors
110 Hosler Building
814-865-8475
ajj161@psu.edu

Alisha Simon 
Academic Adviser
Adviser for Energy Business and Finance (EBF), Environmental Systems Engineering (ENVSE), and Mining Engineering (MNGE) majors
109 Hosler Building
814-867-5271
anw114@psu.edu

Materials Science and Engineering
Megan Abplanalp 
Academic Adviser and Recruiter
225C Steidle
814-865-5765
mba12@psu.edu

Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
Amber DeCosmo
Undergraduate Program Coordinator
502 Walker Building
814-863-8565
ale11@psu.edu


Faculty Advisers

You can find your faculty adviser in LionPATH. You can also search our Faculty Directory to find faculty in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences.