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.

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-in appointments in Totman 159A starting week of 10/6/14!

Peer Advising Hours:

Monday: 5:00-7:00 pm
Tuesday: 5:00-9:00 pm
Wednesday: 5:00-9:00 pm
Thursday: 5:00-9:00 pm
Friday: 12:00-4:00 pm

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
  • Declaring Kinesiology as your major

Sign up for an advising appointment:

Make an appointment with Rebecca Thibault.

Rebecca Thibault: Book Now!
Office Location: Totman Room 130B
Office Hours:
Monday: 10:00-4:00
Tuesday: 10:00-4:00
Wednesday: 10:00-4:00
Thursday: 10:00-3:00
Friday: 10:00-3:00
rthibaul@kin.umass.edu

Make an appointment with Dr. Rife.

Dr. Frank Rife: Book Now!
Office Location: Totman Room 109
Office Hours:
Wednesday: 2:30-5:00
Thursday: 2:30-5:00
frife@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.


Graduate Advising

Graduate Program Director
Dr. Jane Kent-Braun
Tel.: 413-545-9477
E-mail gradadmissions@kin.umass.edu


Additional Advising Contacts

SPHHS Academic Dean’s Office
Administrative Assistant to the Academic Dean
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