Office Of Student Retention And Academic Success

Undergraduate Advising Team

The College of Business and Innovation Office of Student Retention and Academic Success is open year-round to assist undergraduate students in their pursuit of a business degree at the associates and bachelor's degree levels. The team includes the advising staff, recruiters, and student assistants. The staff has received many awards for their professional accomplishments. In the College of Business and Innovation, academic advising is a shared responsibility between the student and the Advisor. The office is open year-round except for University and federal holidays.

Office Hours:
Due to social distancing guidelines, our office will continue to serve students remotely during the Fall semester. For general advising questions, please email cobiadvising@utoledo.edu-include your Rocket Number!

If you would like to schedule a virtual or phone appointment, please call the office of Student Retention and Academic Success at 419-530-2087

Jennifer Tharpe

Jennifer Tharpe
Director of Advising and Student Academic Success

Primary areas of expertise:

  • Honors Student Advising
  • Graduation
  • Degree Audit Questions
  • Undergraduate Upper Division Advising
  • Plans of Study
  • Academic Review/Issues
  • Business Minors
  • BUAD 1000 Instructor

 

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Brittany Kim
Academic Services and Transfer Specialist

Primary areas of expertise:

  • Transfer Students
  • Undergraduate Advising
  • Academic Review/Issues
  • BUAD 1000 Instructor

Whitney Walker

Whitney Valencia
Academic Adviser

Primary areas of expertise:

  • Undergraduate Lower & Upper Division Advising
  • Athletes
  • Transfer Students (Domestic)
  • Plans of Study
  • Academic Review/Issues
  • Upper Division Applications
  • Business Minors
  • BUAD 1000 Instructor

Jessica Weigle

Jessica Weigle
Academic Adviser

Primary areas of expertise:

  • Associates Degree Programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Lower Division Advising (Freshman & Sophomore)
  • Jeep Program Liaison
  • Academic Review/Issues
  • Certificates
  • BUAD 1000 Instructor

Deb K

Deborah Krohn
College of Business and Innovation Study Abroad Adviser

Primary areas of expertise:

  • Assists students looking to study in another country
  • Helps students plan their academic stay overseas
  • Determines courses taken overseas while study abroad that transfer back as degree requirements
  • Directs students to appropriate personnel for financial support while studying abroad

Evan Boyden
Evan Boyden
Graduate Assistant

Primary areas of expertise:

  • Provides support and referral to students on any issue
  • Academic Review/Issues
  • BUAD 1000 Instructor

Janhavi

Janhavi Kondurkar
Graduate Assistant

Last Updated: 6/27/22