Advisement and Mentoring | Geography | SIU

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College of Liberal Arts

Advisement and Mentoring

Advising on courses and career options is accomplished collectively through the individual student, the SIU Advisor, and a Geography and Environmental Resources faculty member who will serve as your mentor.

Your Initial Contact with Geography and Environmental Resources

If you are interested in becoming a Geography and Environmental Resources major, please email us at or visit our department on the 4th floor of Faner Hall (Room 4520). Upon becoming a major, you will be assigned a faculty mentor. The faculty mentoring team currently consists of:

Arranging Mentoring Sessions

To arrange a meeting with a faculty mentor, please contact them directly (via email or talk to them after class).

Checklists for Specializations

Registering for Courses

Kaitlyn Kern (, 618/453-3080) is the advisor who serves Geography and Environmental Resources majors. Advisement is located in Room 217A of the Agriculture Building. Please email or call to schedule an appointment.