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Undergraduate programs

At Online and Continuing Education, we know that a supported student is a successful student. We are here to help and support you from admission to graduation. Your professional advisor is available year round to assist with course selection, planning your future terms, changing majors, understanding academic requirement/policies and navigating campus resources with you.

Advisors typically work with you over the phone, but you can do advising in person if you live nearby, or via email if that is most convenient for you.

Nursing students are contacted directly by the Nursing Department for advising appointments and Nursing Orientation.

Schedule advising appointments

You can schedule your telephone advising appointment using our link below.

Online: Book Appointment
Call: 508.999.9202 
Email: online@umassd.edu 

Advising hours: 9am–4:30pm, Monday–Friday. Additional hours on request.

Graduate programs

Contact your departmental advisor, who will help you select your initial courses and explain more about the curriculum requirements. For additional support, consult with your advisor, or contact our main office: online@umassd.edu or 508.999.9202.

Review your checklist

Your checklist will guide you through your next steps.

Advising & support team

Undergraduate

Michele Bourgeois
Michele Bourgeois

Student Support Coordinator

College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Modular Unit #3 007

508-910-6533

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  • RN-BS advising & support
  • Second Degree Accelerated BS in Nursing
Lindsey Cabral
Lindsey Cabral

Student Support Advisor

Online & Continuing Education
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508-910-9064

lindsey.cabral@umassd.edu

  • Finance
  • General Business Administration A-H
  • Management - Leadership
  • Management Information Systems - E-Commerce/Digital Business
  • Management Information Systems - Technology Management
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Accounting Certificate
Olivia Farinha
Olivia Farinha

Student Support Advisor

Online & Continuing Education
Foster Administration 001

508-910-9576

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  • General Business Administration I-Z
  • Crime & Justice Studies
  • History
  • Liberal Arts
  • Political Science
  • Sociology & Anthropology
  • Women's & Gender Studies
  • Women's & Gender Studies Certificate
Kimberly Ouellette
Kimberly Ouellette

Assistant Teaching Professor

Medical Laboratory Science
Dion 102B

508-999-8213

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  • MLT-MLS program
Shannon Scott
Shannon Scott

Coordinator of Student Support Services

Online & Continuing Education
Foster Administration 001D

508-910-6426

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  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Economics/Healthcare Services Administration
  • Applied Economics
  • English - Literature & Criticism
  • Public Administration (BA & BS)

Graduate

Traci Almeida
Traci Almeida, PhD

Coordinator of Graduate Admissions & Licensure

College of Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts 372

508-999-8098

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  • Special Education - Moderate Disabilities certificate
Nikolay Anguelov
Nikolay Anguelov, PhD

Associate Professor

Public Policy
Liberal Arts 326

508-910-6979

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  • MPP - Public Management
Shannon Avery
Shannon Avery-Desmarais she/her

Book an appointment

Assistant Professor / Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Director

College of Nursing & Health Sciences / Adult
Dion 318B

508-910-6598

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  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner CAGS
David Bell
David Bell

Assistant Teaching Professor

Management & Marketing
Charlton College of Business 206

508-999-8347

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  • Graduate MBA
Melissa Duprey
Melissa Duprey

Clinical Associate Professor / Master's of Science Program Director

College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Dion 201

508-999-8159

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  • Online MS in Nursing
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Rebecca Hutchinson

Professor

Art & Design
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508-910-6683

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  • Artisanry-Ceramics certificate
Laura Forker
Laura Forker, PhD

Professor

Decision & Information Sciences
Charlton College of Business 205

508-999-9259

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  • Healthcare Management MS
Chad McGuire '97

Professor

Public Policy
Liberal Arts 325

508-999-8520

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  • MPP - Environmental concentration & certificate
Melissa Pacheco
Melissa Pacheco, PhD

Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs

Charlton College of Business
Charlton College of Business 102

508-999-8543

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  • Business certificates
Mark Paige
Mark Paige, PhD

Associate Professor / Chairperson

Public Policy
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508-910-9037

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  • MPP - Education concentration & certificate
Bharatendra Rai
Bharatendra Rai

Professor / Chairperson

Decision & Information Sciences
Charlton College of Business 326

508-910-6434

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  • Technology Management MS
Kathryn Wassel
Kathryn Wassel she/her

Assistant Teaching Professor

Public Policy
Liberal Arts 323

508-910-9035

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  • Public Management Certificate
Jia Wu
Jia Wu, PhD

Professor / Chairperson

Accounting & Finance
Charlton College of Business 328

508-999-8428

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  • Accounting MS
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Shelley Zhang, PhD

Professor

Computer & Information Science
Dion 302C

508-999-8294

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  • Computer Science (MS & Certificate)