Advisement | History | SIU

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College of Liberal Arts

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The College of Liberal Arts (CoLA) advisement office is located in Faner Hall 1229 (door 6). The College of Education and Human Services (CoEHS) advisement office is located in Wham 122. Students should meet with their History advisor before signing up for courses each semester.

The CoLA History advisor is Mr. Jay Lewis. He can be reached at (618) 453-7881 or by email at The CoEHS History advisor is Ms. Melanye Merryll. She can be reached at (618) 453-6340 or by email at  Mr. Lewis's and Ms. Merryll's advisement hours for Fall 2016 are Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.   If you have general questions about the History department, contact the department at or the Department Chair at

You can also contact the Director of Undergraduate Studies in History for advisement. The Director is Dr. Joseph Sramek. His email is and his telephone is (618) 536-2233.