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Advising Center

The College of Justice, Safety, and Military Science Advising Center is committed to fostering student success through intentional advising and collaborative relationships within the university community. We strive to develop meaningful educational plans that correlate to students’ values, abilities, and life goals.

Who Is My Advisor?

All undergraduate students are assigned an academic advisor. This person may be a faculty member or a full-time advisor. Your academic advisor’s contact information can be found in Student Information in myEKU. To learn who your advisor is:

  • Login¬†to myEKU
  • Student Services & Financial Aid
  • Student Records
  • EKU Student Information

You can also find your advisor and email them directly from DegreeWorks.

Advising Resources

Office of the Registrar Forms
Various registration, appeals, and information request forms you may need.

Colonel’s Compass
Use the Colonel’s Compass for registering for classes, view deadlines to add, drop and/or withdraw from class, registration errors, and more!

Online Registration Book
View available classes and times using this feature.

DegreeWorks Video Tutorials
Watch these instructional videos on how to use the DegreeWorks system.

MyEKU
MyEKU is your portal to all your information at EKU. Register for classes, print your class schedule, view your hold, and many more features!

Academic Calendar
This is the main calendar of academic events that are currently and will be happening with EKU classes.

Big E Central Financial Aid 
Big E Central provides you with information you will need to apply for education grants and student loans.

Undergraduate/Graduate Catalogs
The Undergraduate and Graduate catalogs are a great resource for information about The University, Admissions and Residency, Student Services, Academic Information, Academic Divisions, Course Descriptions, Accreditations and Memberships, and Course Descriptions.

 

Checklists

Information Technology Checklist: New Students
Information Technology Checklist: Graduating Students


 

Schedule An Appointment

The College of Justice, Safety, and Military Science advising team will be using a new scheduling system to schedule appointments for Fall 2023 course advising. Please use the appropriate link to schedule an appointment with your advisor. Please check DegreeWorks to schedule with the correct advisor that you are assigned.

If you are not a justice and safety major, you can schedule with any advisor that is listed and they will be able to help you with changing your major and course suggestions for Fall 2023.

During the summer months, please email jsadvising@eku.edu for any advising questions. Individual advisor calendars will open again in the fall.

Aaron Raider

Academic Advising Center Manager

Office: Stratton 271
Mailing Address: Stratton 260
Email: aaron.raider@eku.edu
Phone: 859-622-6845

Patti Matthews

Academic Advisor

Office: Stratton 267
Mailing Address: Stratton 260
Email: patti.matthews@eku.edu
Phone: 859-622-7314
Office Hours: M-F 8:30 a.m. Р4:30 p.m.

Renee Wheatley

Academic Advisor

Office: Stratton 269
Mailing Address: Stratton 260
Email: renee.wheatley@eku.edu
Phone: 859-622-7315
Office Hours: M-F 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Colby Foley

Academic Advisor

Office: Stratton 267
Mailing Address: Stratton 260
Email: colby.foley@eku.edu
Phone: 859-622-1976
Office Hours: M-F 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


 

Vision Statement

The Advising Center in the College of Justice, Safety, and Military Science at Eastern Kentucky University aspires to be a nationally recognized model of excellence in holistic academic advising.

Mission Statement

The College of Justice, Safety, and Military Science Advising Center at Eastern Kentucky University is committed to fostering student success through intentional advising and collaborative relationships within the university community. We will partner with students to mutually develop individual educational plans that correlate to their values, strengths, and life goals.

 

Goals

  1. To provide accurate and current information regarding institutional policies, procedures and resources
  2. Assist students in establishing and evaluating academic and personal goals
  3. Promote the shared responsibility of academic advising between students and advisor
  4. Work in partnership with campus community to promote student success
  5. Teach students to become engaged, self-directed learners and competent decision makers
  6. Present at regional or national conference / Publish in journal or other scholarly work
  7. To evaluate and assess our programs and services

 

Contact Information

Office Number
859-622-7216

Email: jsadvising@eku.edu

Office Hours
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Early/Late Hours Available on Request

Mailing Address
College of Justice, Safety, and Military Science
Atten: Academic and Advising Center
260 Stratton Building
Eastern Kentucky University
521 Lancaster Avenue
Richmond, KY 40475

College of Justice, Safety, and Military Science


521 Lancaster Avenue
Stratton 354
Richmond, KY 40475
Phone: 859-622-3565
Email: cjsrecruiting@eku.edu

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