Undergraduate advising

The Mike Ilitch School of Business Frederick Hessler Student Success Center is available to help navigate undergraduate students on their road to success. Locations, hours and contact information are below.

Our advisors offer a variety of services to students, including setting goals, developing four-year plans, creating personalized academic plans, processing registration and override requests, and handling hold releases.

Admission policies and procedures

  • Discuss admission procedures for undergraduate programs
  • Process academic plans for admitted undergraduate students
  • Meet with current students throughout their academic careers
  • Meet with prospective students to analyze and explain transfer credits

Advising in the Ilitch School 

  • Advise prospective and current students interested in majoring or minoring in the Ilitch School
  • Explain and interpret Ilitch School and university policies and procedures
  • Assist students with the Student Academic Progress appeal process through financial aid


  • Assist in processing registration requests 
  • Handle Ilitch School hold releases
  • Process override requests 

Advising appointments are required, but walk-in advising is available on Tuesdays in our new building in the District Detroit for quick questions, signatures, etc.

The best place to meet your advisor is in our new building, located at 2771 Woodward Ave. in the District Detroit. Advising is also available at our satellite campuses. Current students may use the Advising Works system to schedule an appointment. Prospective or newly admitted students should call 313-577-4505 to make an advising appointment. 

Contact us

Phone: 313-577-4505 or 313-577-4510
Toll-free: 800-910-EARN (3276)
Fax: 313-577-2853

General email: businessinfo@wayne.edu

Emails by major

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Locations and hours

Mike Ilitch School of Business
Frederick Hessler Student Success Center
2771 Woodward Ave.
Suite 190
Detroit, MI 48201

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

During peak registration time (one week before classes start until two weeks after classes start) the office is open until 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and until 4:30 p.m. on Friday.

Advanced Technology Education Center (ATEC)
14601 East 12 Mile Road
Warren, MI 48088

First Thursday of the month
1-6 p.m.

Macomb Education Center
16480 Hall Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038

Third Thursday of the month
1-6 p.m.

Schoolcraft Center
18600 Haggerty Road
Livonia, MI 48152

Second Thursday of the month
1-6 p.m.

Meet our team 

Assistant Dean of Student Services

Linda Zaddach
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Program Advisors   

Accounting (ACC) 



Finance (FIN)


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Mary Zinser
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Christie Pagel
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Entrepreneurship and Innovation (EI) 


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Christie Pagel
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Global supply chain management (GSC)



Information systems management (ISM)


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Selvana Evans
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Jay Jessen
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Management (MGT)



Marketing (MKT)


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Janet Mick
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Heather Laskos
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Patricia Michno
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International Programs 


Study Abroad 


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Louise Moceri
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