Academic Advising

Student Academic Services (SAS) Staff

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Student Academic Services

Office Location: USF College of Education (EDU 106)
Email: edu-advise@usf.edu  
Phone: 813-974-2979
Fax: 813-974-3391

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Department Staff

Jeany McCarthy

Jeany McCarthy, Ed.D.
Director, Student Academic Services
mccarthyj@usf.edu 

Lindsey Williams

Lindsey Williams, Ph.D.
Assistant Director of Recruitment and Retention and Coordinator of the eduCARE Living Learning Community
lnwilliams@usf.edu 

Debbie Rook

Debbie Rook, BA
Academic Program Specialist
Graduation, Degree Verification for Out-of-State Certification
Rook@usf.edu 


Academic Advisors

Our advising team is available to assist all current and prospective USF students who have an interest in an undergraduate or Master of Arts in Teaching degree from the USF College of Education. Learn more about how to schedule an advising appointment or about our walk-in hours

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Bobby Brown, M.Ed.
Academic Advisor
babrown7@usf.edu  

  • English Education

  • Exercise Science

  • Physical Education

  • Social Science Education

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Alyssa Chism, M.Ed.
Academic Advisor
alyssaugas@usf.edu

  • Elementary Education

Lindsay Williams

Lindsey Williams, Ph.D.
Assistant Director
lnwilliams@usf.edu

  • Early Childhood Education

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Deanna Rieke, M.Ed.
Academic Advisor
drieke@usf.edu  

  • Exceptional Student Education
  • Master of Arts in Teaching Programs
  • Mathematics Education
  • Middle Grades Education
  • Science Education

Haley Copeland

Haley Copeland
Graduate Assistant
hcopeland@usf.edu 

  • All Pre-Admitted Majors


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