I-STAR Advising Services


Advising Services in the the Integrated Student Teaching, Advising, Research and Learning Center (I-STAR-LC)  is an advising center for students enrolled as new freshman, continuing students, re-admit and transfer students who have 36 credit hours and below. I-STAR Academic Advisors serve as guides for navigating academic choices, help students plan and achieve their goals, and provide immediate and necessary support to ensure academic success.

Download the Academic Advising Syllabus. 


College Department/Majors Advisor Suite E-mail
College of Agriculture
and Family & Consumer Sciences
Agricultural Sciences,
Family & Consumer
Sciences, Urban Forestry

Suite 110G
Office 110 E
College of Business Accounting, 
Management & Marketing 
Machelle Goree
T.T. Allain
College of Humanities and Interdisciplinary Sciences

English, Music, Elementary Education, Integrated to Merge 1-5,  Integrated to Merge 4-8 Interdisciplinary Studies, Mass Communication

Jovan Thomas
 Harris #2036 jovan_thomas@subr.edu
College of Sciences & Engineering

Math and Physics, Chemistry and Biology, Computer Science, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronic Technology Engineering, Electrical Engineering

Avis O'Bryant-Chaney
Nelson Mandela College of Government and Social Sciences

Criminal Justice, History, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work

Gloria Pendergrass Higgins Hall #420C gloria_pendergrass@subr.edu
College of Nursing &
Allied Health
Pre-Nursing, Therapeutic Recreation & Leisure Studies Rehabilitation Counseling, Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology Marvel Hughes
J.K. Haynes (Nursing Bldg) #221 marvel_hughes@subr.edu

*Student athletes receive academic advisement with the Department of Athletics. Honor's College students receive academic advisement with D.M.R. Spikes Honors College.*