Advising and Academic Resources

Students are strongly advised to consult their academic advisors about the content and sequence of their curriculum, especially where the choice and sequencing of electives are concerned.

To book an appointment with Rebecca Thibault or the Peer advisors, please click here.

Degree requirement and academic forms can be found at the right side of this page.

Peer Advising

Our Kinesiology Peer Advisors can help you with questions about your classes, your schedule, and other commonly asked questions. The Peer Advisors are available for walk-ins and appointments in Totman 130A, however, we suggest booking an appointment. Book Now!

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Spring 2016 Peer Advising Office Hours:

Monday 9AM to 3PM
Tuesday 10AM to 12PM and 2:30PM to 4:30PM
Wednesday 9AM to 5PM
Thursday 9AM to 11AM, and 2:30PM to 4:30PM
Friday 12PM to 4PM

Looking to declare your major as Kinesiology?

Please attend one of these meeting dates and fill out the New KIN Major Application (form to the right of this page).

All meetings are held in Totman 153 except for the January 28th meeting, which will be held in Totman 156:

Thursday January 28th 5:00PM (to be held in Totman 156)
Friday January 29th 4:00PM
Friday February 12th 4:00PM
Thursday February 25th 5:00PM
Friday March 4th 4:00PM
Thursday March 31st 5:00PM
Friday April 8th 4:00PM
Thursday April 21st 5:00PM

**You are required to attend a meeting and turn in a complete application before you will be considered for entry into the Kinesiology major**

Meet with an academic advisor

Need help with the following?

  • Evaluating transfer credits
  • Enrolling in the kin major
  • Getting prior approval for future coursework
  • Obtaining graduation clearance
  • Questions about academic status, re-entry into the kin major, academic dishonesty
  • Making a plan for after graduation

Sign up for an advising appointment:

Make an appointment with Rebecca Thibault.

Rebecca Thibault: Book Now!
Office Location: Totman Room 130B
Office Hours:
Monday: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Tuesday - Thursday: 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
rthibaul@kin.umass.edu

Appointments are in 20-minute increments and can be scheduled a minimum of 1 hour in advance and up to 14 days in advance. If you have any questions please contact Rebecca Thibault at 413-577-0131.

Eliza Frechette
Undergraduate Program Director

Office Location: 25 Totman
Advising Office Hours: 
Monday: 12:30-1:30 PM
Email: efrechet@kin.umass.edu


Graduate Advising

Graduate Program Director
Dr. Sofiya Alhassan
Tel.: 413-545-3475
E-mail gradadmissions@kin.umass.edu


Additional Advising Contacts

SPHHS Academic Dean’s Office
Advisor, Academic Dean's Office
Adrian Grace
125 Arnold House
413-545-6883 (Phone)
413-545-0501 (Fax)
deansphhs@schoolph.umass.edu


Additional Academic Resources

Community Service Learning
Five College Interchange
Graduate Student Handbook
Graduation Information
Learning Commons
Libraries
Office of Undergraduate Research and Studies
Registrar
Study Abroad
Tutoring and Supplemental Instruction