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Office of Undergraduate Academic Programs and Student Success


Departments: HES departments will deliver most academic advising virtually (e.g., Zoom meeting, phone, email); with a few advisors offering limited face-to-face meetings where required social distancing can be maintained. Appointments should be made via MU Connect. Please contact the department or advisor directly for questions on program-specific advising procedures.

HES Office of Undergraduate Academic Programs and Student Success in 106 Gwynn: The Office will handle most operations remotely (email, Zoom, phone). Weekly “open” office hours via Zoom will be offered. Additionally, staff will be available in the Office to assist students needing immediate assistance Monday – Thursday, 9am – 2pm. Due to COVID restrictions, however, those needing assistance will need to first phone the Office to alert staff. Phone: 573-882-6424; Email:; Zoom:

One of the outstanding features of the College of Human Environmental Sciences is its advisement program. It is designed to assist the student in building a graduation plan. In addition, the HES Office of Undergraduate Academic Programs and Student Success provides consultation on student problems and concerns.An entering freshman has the first year to explore the various units in the College and the combinations of subject areas for positions in broad fields such as health and welfare, business, industry, art and design, government, and social service organizations, to name only a few. Freshmen and transfer students entering the College of Human Environmental Sciences have the option to enroll in an Introduction to Human Environmental Sciences course (GN HES 1100). This course emphasizes student success strategies, career decision making, provides an orientation to the campus and the College and brings into focus the role of Human Environmental Sciences in the improvement of the quality of life. In addition, the College recommends all HES students enroll in GN_HES 1234, Successful Adulting, which is a course designed to empower students to overcome challenges in the transition from student to adulthood.

Advisor and student talking

Contact an Undergraduate Advisor

Carla Jerome Beckmann
Senior Student Success Coordinator
(573) 882-6423
Alex Embree
Senior Student Success Coordinator
(573) 882-0673

Returning Mizzou Students

Returning to MU? Contact an Undergraduate Advisor:

Carla Jerome Beckmann
Recruit-Back Coordinator
(573) 882-6423

Required Training

Not Anymore logoNot Anymore: Identifying sex-based violence and utilizing bystander intervention techniques.
Mizzou is committed to creating a safe and inclusive learning environment for all students. The online program provides introductory education and establishes expectations for our community. It also complies with the amendments to the Violence Against Women Act and the Clery Act, as well as recommendations from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights.

Citzenship@Mizzou logoCitizenship@Mizzou: Citizenship, identity, and critical thinking on a diverse campus.Visit Citizenship@Mizzou for information on training dates/times.

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This online training involves two parts.