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Advising Appointments

Please note for Fall 2020, all appointments are being held virtually via Zoom.

Get an Appointment

  • If you are a current Music, Dance or Theater major, who wishes to meet with Dean Nikki Stoia, please call our main office at 413-545-6152 to schedule your appointment. Dean Stoia is not currently using the online scheduling option. 
  • For all other HFA students: click on “Make an Advising Appointment” (below) and log in using your campus NetID and password.
  • Your optional comments, made when creating an appointment, will be saved as part of your academic records.

Cancel an Appointment

  • If you need to cancel an appointment that you have made, click on “Make an Advising Appointment” (below), log in, find your “Upcoming Appointments” on the right side. Open the appointment and find the “cancel” link.
  • Your advisor will receive notice that you have cancelled the appointment.

Need Assistance?

If no appointments are available or you have any trouble scheduling your appointment online, please email for assistance.