Animal Sciences Laboratory
1207 West Gregory Drive
Urbana, IL 61801
217-333-3131

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Student Support

We’re here to serve and support your academic, personal, and professional goals. Through personalized advising and diverse experiential learning opportunities, our staff and faculty members are committed to your success! We’re happy to answer any questions you may have about our programs.

Undergraduate Advising

For the Spring 2023 semester, we will be meeting with students in a combination of set appointment times with Katelyn Jones-Hamlow and Alicia Schneider and drop-in “Express Advising”.

If you would like to schedule an appointment, you will be able to choose from the appointment types below. 

  • Graduation requirements for those graduating in May 2023
  • Mental health concerns
  • Financial Aid issues
  • Major changes (moving out of or into Animal Sciences)
  • Class Registration & Graduation Planning

You can either stop by the advising suite offices listed below or you can access Express Advising vitually by clicking on the corresponding day of the week (found below). You will be placed in a waiting room and an advisor will bring you in to chat as they are able.

You may also send your question to our advising email, anscadvising@illinois.edu.

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Express Advising

Use express advising for emergencies, course substitutions, and general questions. Express advising will be held virtually and in-person. You can open a Zoom meeting with an advisor by clicking on the day of the week you’d like to speak with someone. You can also stop by the office listed for in-person. Please note you will be placed in a waiting room on zoom, and we will get to you as soon as we have finished with the person in front of you.

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Our Undergraduate Advisors

Katelyn A. Jones-Hamlow
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Advising & Recruitment

108 Animal Sciences Laboratory 
1207 W. Gregory
Urbana Illinois 61801
217-244-8251

anscadvising@illinois.edu

Undergraduate appointment

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Aimee Shasteen
Academic Advisor

106 Animal Sciences Laboratory 
1207 W. Gregory
Urbana Illinois 61801
217-244-2233

anscadvising@illinois.edu

Undergraduate appointment

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Alicia Schneider
Instructor & Academic Advisor

110 Animal Sciences Laboratory 
1207 W. Gregory
Urbana Illinois 61801
217-300-4918

anscadvising@illinois.edu

Undergraduate appointment

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Graduate Advising

Sandra L. Rodriguez-Zas
Professor, Associate Head and Director of Graduate Studies

306 Animal Sciences Laboratory
1207 W. Gregory
Urbana 61801
ansc-gradprog@illinois.edu 

 

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Jamie Evans
Graduate Student Contact

116 Animal Sciences Laboratory
1207 W. Gregory
Urbana Illinois 61801
ansc-gradprog@illinois.edu


 

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