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SUNY Potsdam is dedicated to fostering students’ intellectual development and decision-making skills.

Looking for help choosing classes or changing/declaring a major? Speak with your faculty adviser.

  • How do I find my adviser? Check BearPAWS under “Course Summary.”
  • When should I see my adviser?
    • Prior to class registration
    • When you declare or change a major
    • If you get a Raised Flag in Starfish
    • If you’re considering withdrawing from a class
    • If you are considering selecting the S/P/U grade option for any class
    • If you’re struggling academically
    • If you want advice while choosing a major or seeking a career path 

Want to register for classes? Here's how.

View full Student Guide to Advising

Have questions about your major?

  • Arts & Sciences students may visit:
    Kristin Jordan (Dunn Hall 103)
  • Crane students may visit:
    Dr. David Heuser (Bishop Hall C138)
  • School of Education and Professional Studies students may visit:
    Your advisor or Dr. Allen Grant (Satterlee Hall 113)