Appropriate Deans' Offices at University Park

Many academic procedures for undergraduate students require assistance from a dean or director. In the list that follows, the appropriate dean's office representative for most undergraduate activities is identified. For information about the appropriate dean's office for a college at another Penn State campus, contact the academic advising center at that campus.

Appropriate Dean's Offices at University Park Campus
College Dean / Director
(or representative)
Email Phone
College of Agricultural Sciences 
101 Agricultural Administration Building
Tracy Hoover
814-865-7521
College of Arts & Architecture 
104 Borland Building
Scott Wing
814-865-9523
Smeal College of Business 
202 Business Building
Felisa Higgins
814-865-3126
College of Communications
201 Carnegie Building
Ford Risley
814-863-1484
Division of Undergraduate Studies 
118 Grange Building
David Smith
814-865-7576
College of Earth & Mineral Sciences 
14 Deike Building
Yvette Richardson
814-865-7482
College of Education 
278 Chambers Building
Petitions should be submitted to the advising
office in 228 Chambers Building.
Rayne Sperling
814-865-2524
College of Engineering 
208 Hammond Building
Christine B. Masters
assistdeanrecords@engr.psu.edu
814-865-7539
College of Health & Human Development
345 Health and Human Development Building
Dennis Shea
814-865-1427
College of Information Sciences & Technology
104 IST Building
Susan Agee
814-865-8947
College of the Liberal Arts
Student Services Office
larecords@psu.edu
814-863-3870
College of Nursing
106 Nursing Sciences Building
Raymonde Brown
814-865-3510
Eberly College of Science 
111 Ritenour Building
Christopher Palma cxp137@psu.edu
814-863-0284


*For many academic actions in the College of Health and Human Development, information and procedures can be obtained from the advising center.