Psychology Advising

IMPORTANT: Advising options for Psychology Majors on the Kent Campus have recently changed.  Read below to learn more about your advising options.

College of Arts & Sciences Advising Office 

Every student majoring in Psychology is assigned an Academic Advisor in the College of Arts & Sciences. You are able to meet with that person, or another Arts & Sciences advisor, for the following purposes: 

  • General advising questions regarding the psychology major or minor 
  • Planning classes for next semester 
  • Review and update your GPS plan 
  • Ensure you are on track to graduate 
  • Interpret general University policies and procedures (e.g., Kent Core requirements) 
  • Answer questions about a major change within the College of Arts & Sciences 
  • Acquire information about campus and academic resources 

The College of Arts & Sciences is located in Bowman Hall room 105 and also offers remote same day advising and drop-in advising options. 

Department of Psychological Sciences Academic Advising 

The Department of Psychological Sciences has its own undergraduate advisor who can answer specific major/minor questions such as: 

  • Transfer institution course equivalencies 
  • Exception/substitution requests 
  • Major/minor requirements 
  • Psychology course overrides 

To schedule an advising appointment with the Psychology Academic Advisor, Stephanie Bibo ( follow the link above. 

Pre-Medicine Psychology Majors 

Psychology majors in the pre-medicine/pre-podiatry concentration have the option of contacting the Undergraduate Program Coordinator, Dr. Jill Folk ( or scheduling with Pre-health programs advisor, Erin Lawson ( To schedule with Erin Lawson, follow this link

The Kent Campus Department of Psychological Sciences Undergraduate Team:


Jocelyn (Jill) Folk, Ph.D. is the Undergraduate Coordinator and Associate Professor of Psychology.  Jill received her Ph.D. in Psychology at the University of South Carolina.
Office: Kent Hall Addition 205
(330) 672-3786


Stephanie Bibo is the Undergraduate Psychology Academic Advisor. Stephanie received her B.A in Psychology with a concentration in Counseling Careers from Kent State University. 
Office: Kent Hall 144