Academic Advising

Undergraduate advising for all majors in the Dedman College of Hospitality is provided through the Office of Academic Affairs. The Dedman College encourages students to meet with their academic advisor once every semester.

DCH academic advisors can help students:

  • Plan future semester course schedules
  • Become informed about opportunities available to DCH majors
  • Acclimate to the professional and academic culture of FSU
  • Take advantage of FSU’s resources
  • Brainstorm how to make the most of their time at FSU
Current FSU Students

For all academic advising, course scheduling, and major changes, please schedule an advising appointment.

  1. Log in to
  2. Under myFSU links, click on the "CC" icon (Campus Connect)
  3. From your Campus Connect homepage, click on the Schedule Advising or Tutoring button
  4. Choose your academic advisor
  5. Select a date and time for your meeting
  6. Make sure to confirm your appointment
Prospective FSU Students

For questions about academic requirements for each major, please email an academic advisor.

For questions about transfer admissions requirements, email Mia Ledford at

Academic Advisors

The college offers both virtual and in-person academic advising appointments M-F through Campus Connect (see above gold box for instructions on how to schedule an appointment). Drop-in advising may also be available in-between scheduled appointments.


Daniel Read

Academic Advisor

UCB, 2nd Floor, Suite 2200, Rm 2203

Advising Hours:

Scheduled Appointments
1:00PM - 4:00PM
Tuesday - Friday
9:00AM - 11:30AM; 1:00PM - 4:00PM


Olivia Samimy

Academic Advisor

UCB, 2nd Floor, Suite 2200, Rm 2206

Advising Hours:

Scheduled Appointments
1:00PM - 4:00PM
Tuesday - Friday
9:00AM - 11:30AM; 1:00PM - 4:00PM

Academic Affairs

For Prospective Students

Mia Ledford

Sr. Student Recruitment Specialist



Freshmen & Sophomores

(lower-division NFA or pre majors) needing dean's approval

Contact the Office of Undergraduate Studies:

Juniors & Seniors

(upper-division Bach or BS majors) needing dean's approval


Renee Dyehouse

Assistant Director of Academic & Student Services