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Undergraduate Advising

GenCen's undergraduate academic advisor and internship coordinator, Sara Bijani, is able to assist students with the Women's & Gender Studies Major/Minor and the LGBTQ & Sexuality Studies Minor. Students may request an appointment through the Student Success Dashboard Advising Appointment System or by visiting during the Walk-In Hours listed below (located in 206 International Center).

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Walk-In Hours:

Undergraduate open office hours are held on Thursdays from 11:00am-1:00pm.

By Appointment:

To schedule an appointment with the Undergraduate GenCen advisor, please use MSU's online Student Success Dashboard Advising Appointment System. Login with your MSU netID and click the blue "Get Advising" button in the upper-right corner of the Student Success Dashboard homepage. Under "Reason," choose "Arts & Letters" and then "WGS." Select your desired appointment time and follow the appropriate steps to confirm. You and the advisor will both receive confirmation emails regarding your scheduled appointment. [PLEASE NOTE: This system may experience technical difficulties. If you try to use the system and experience problems, please email the advisor directly to schedule an appointment.]

 Graduate Advising

1-15-44F-112-vroegindewey_planting_maize.jpgThe advisor for the International Development Specialization and the GJEC Specialization is Rowenn Kalman. To schedule an advising appointment, please send a request to gencenga(at) For Walk-In hours (located in 206 International Center), please see below.

Walk-In Hours:

Graduate open office hours (for GJEC and GSID students) are held on Wednesdays from 10:00am-12:00pm.

Advising for the Women's & Gender Studies Specialization is by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, please email GenCen Co-Director Stephanie Nawyn directly (including a cc to gencen(at)

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Learn more about the Center. Meet our staff, or visit our Directory to see listings of our Core, Consulting, and GJEC Faculty. See MSU's Gender Network, meet the members of our Community Board, or look at a greater list of our partners.

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