Undergraduate Academic Advising

Academic advising is a collaborative relationship between an advisor and student, with the goal to guide a student toward their educational and career goals.


For General questions, please email:
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  Daria Gonzalez
Loree Gym, Room 148
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Academic Advising Philosophy
Academic Advising in the Department of Kinesiology and Health at Rutgers University involves more than simply planning a schedule for each term.  It offers the opportunity for students interested in the Exercise Science or Sport Management majors to identify their personal and academic strengths and empower them to identify, optimize and strive for excellence.  Although students are personally responsible for planning their academic program to meet all graduation requirements, our advising office helps students make effective academic choices compatible with their life goals. 

Office Hours and Making an Appointment
The Department of Kinesiology and Health is open Monday-Friday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. See below for advising hours.

Degree Navigator   
Degree Navigator is an important tool to track your progress and successfully stay on course.  Please see below for Advising Drop-In Hours.


We want to hear from you! Please fill out the short survey on how we can better serve our Exercise Science and Sport Management Students:

DKH Advising Survey


Kinesiology and Health Canvas page!



Please also take a look at the updated Academic Integrity Policy.


Fall 2022 Declaration Meeting:

Declaration Meeting  Dates:Declare your Major in Exercise Science at:Declare your Major in Sport Management at:Deadline to register:
TBD - check back soon TBD TBD the day before


Once you are registered, you will immediately receive a confirmation email.  The Zoom invitation will be emailed to you the evening before your Declaration Meeting Date.


Office Hours for Summer 2022:

You will now have 2 options to join Office Hours, no appointment necessary:

Changes to Office Hours:

Please note the following changes to the Kinesiology and Health Advising Hours from 6/27/22-7/8/22:

Monday 6/27- 1:00-2:30 pm (Zoom)
Tuesday 6/28- 10:00am-12:00pm (Zoom)

Wednesday, 6/29 through Tuesday, 7/5- All Hours Cancelled (Advisor is away, email still available)
**Please note the University is closed on Monday, 7/4 for the Holiday**

Wednesday 7/6- 1:00-3:00pm (Zoom)
Thursday 7/7- 1:00-3:00pm (Zoom)
Friday, 7/8- 10am-12pm (Zoom)

During this entire period from 6/27-7/8, you may still email general questions to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Thank you for your understanding!

1) Zoom Drop-In Hours - All students must use Rutgers Zoom account. All unauthorized accounts will not be able to get into Zoom Room. Please See Changes above for any changes to the week!




 Monday PM

1:00pm - 3:00pm

  Click for Zoom Drop in Hours PW: Kines

Tuesday AM

 10:00am - 12:00pm

 Click for Zoom Drop in Hours PW:Kines

Wednesday AM

 11:00am - 1:00pm      

 Click for Zoom Drop in Hours  PW: Kines

Thursday PM

 1:00pm - 3:00pm

 Click for Zoom Drop in Hours  PW:Kines

 Friday AM

 10:00am - 12:00pm

 Click for Zoom Drop in Hours  PW:Kines

2) In-Person Drop-In Hours - Loree Gym (70 Lipman Drive, Douglass Campus) All students attending in-person hours must wear a mask! Please See Changes above for any changes to the week!

 Monday AM

10:00am - 11:00am

Loree Gym Room 148

Wednesday PM

 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Loree Gym Room 148

Thursday AM

 11:00am - 12:00pm

Loree Gym Room 148


Faculty Office Hours:

The department faculty are available to meet with students to discuss topics and questions regarding specific areas of study. View a list of faculty office hours for days and times each faculty member is available.


Department Chair
Brandon Alderman

Undergraduate Academic Directo
Andrea Spaeth

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