Academic Advising

Academic advisors for students on campus are located in room 315 College of Nursing Building. Office hours are 8:00-5:00 Monday-Friday.

Due to CDC COVID-19 recommendations, all walk-in appointments are suspended until further notice. Please call or email your advisor with questions or to set-up online appointments.

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

MJ Lesshafft
Compliance/Academic Advisor
mjlesshafft@uky.edu | 859-323-6174

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

If you –

  • Want to request a change of major, out of pre-nursing or nursing into another major, please contact your advisor.
  • Want to change your major to pre-nursing, please click here.
  • Are repeating a course with the intent to replace the prior grade, complete the Repeat Option Form found here and submit to your advisor by email. 
  • Want to drop a class, verify with your advisor that there are no unknown (to you) consequences, then go to Registration and proceed. Refer to the Academic Calendar for the exact date of the last day to drop each semester.