Academic Advising

Academic advisors for students on campus are located in room 315 College of Nursing Building. Students may make appointments by schedule or drop-in.  

Current drop-in hours are as follows: 

  • Tuesdays, 1 - 4 p.m., with Zac Schmidt (virtual or in-person)
  • Wednesdays, 9 a.m. - noon,  with Hadley Sensing (virtual or in-person)
  • Thursdays, 9 a.m. - noon, with Jennifer Sherwood (virtual)

Joanne Davis
Assistant Dean for Academic and Student Affairs   
jdavis1@email.uky.edu | 859-323-6135

Jennifer Sherwood
Academic Advisor
jennifer.sherwood@uky.edu | 859-323-5964

Zac Schmidt
Academic Advisor   
zachary.schmidt@uky.edu  | 859-323- 5109

Hadley Sensing 
Academic Advisor
hadley.sensing@uky.edu | 859-323-6174

College of Nursing Student Services
conss@uky.edu | 859-323-5108

College of Nursing Academic Advising Philosophy

Commonly-Requested Academic Processes 

Changing majors

  • To request a change of major out of pre-nursing or nursing and into another major, please contact your advisor.
  • To change your major to pre-nursing, please click here.

Course requests

  • Request a cognate exception 
  • If you are repeating a course with the intent to replace the prior grade, complete the Repeat Option Form and submit it to your advisor by email. 
  • If you want to drop a class, verify with your advisor that there are no unknown (to you) consequences before completing the process through Registration. Refer to the Academic Calendar for the exact date of the last day to drop each semester.