The advising office for the College of Architecture and Environmental Design works with undergraduate students pursuing majors in Architectural Studies, Architecture, Construction Management, or Interior Design; or minors in Architectural History, Architectural Studies, Construction Management, or Historic Preservation. Our advising office serves as a resource, helping students achieve their academic goals while connecting with the greater Kent State community. Please explore the links to the left for more advising information such as advisors and the direct link to schedule an appointment. Our office phone number is 330-672-0922.


Kent State University has professional academic advisors available for undergraduate students to meet with to discuss their academic progress and plan their pathway for graduation. Kent State requires all undergraduate students that have not submitted a graduation application to come in for a scheduled academic advising appointment. These required advising appointments  (and any academic planning appointment) must be scheduled using the KSU Advising link, and can be held in person or virtually through Microsoft Teams.

  • Scheduled required advising appointments are 30 minutes long, be sure to double-check the start time of your appointment.
  • Be on time or your appointment may be canceled. 

Walk-in advising is available in-person in room 223 in the CAED building. The purpose of this service is to meet with an advisor for quick questions or time sensitive issues.

Spring 2024 Walk-in Schedule: 

  • Monday-Friday - 3PM - 4PM


  • E-mail Advising: Students are also able to email their academic advisor with quick questions or concerns. E-mail advising should not be utilized for course planning, as the conversation that influences the advisor's course recommendations cannot be accommodated. For email advising, please find your advisor’s email address below. Include your name and student ID number and the specific question you have. 


    Amanda Colucci


    Assistant Dean and Director of Academic Advising 

    Alicia Rainier


    Advises CAED undergraduate students with last names that begin with "A-F"

    Troy Rosenbaum


    Advises CAED undergraduate students with last names that begin with "G-P"

    Corey Piazza


    Advises CAED undergraduate students with last names that begin with "Q-Z"


    Graduate Student Advising Support

    We are excited to have Federica Gardner as our Special Assistant for our graduate programs! For any current and prospective students looking to pursue our graduate progarms, please reach out to Federica at 330-672-0927 or

    If you are a graduate student, please select the group “CAED Graduate Student Advising” on KSUAdvising to schedule an appointment for questions you may have.

    The Advising office will be closed on national holidays and breaks that are observed by Kent State University.


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