Academic Advising

Student group with quote: "Energy and persistence conquer all things," by Benjamin Franklin

Advising Appointments

If you would like to arrange an advising appointment with an Exercise Science faculty member, review the list below and arrange a time that is convenient for you. Advising appointments can include (but are not limited to):

  • Reviewing the 2 + 2 articulation agreements that are available
  • Understanding the Michigan Transfer Agreement and Associate Degree requirements
  • Developing a class schedule, determining a sequence of classes that works for you and registering for classes
  • Discussing potential career opportunities that are available with an Exercise Science degree
  • Discussing professional certifications such as personal training, group fitness instruction, health coaching and more!


If you would like to make an appointment to meet with an advisor, please contact any of our following faculty members:

Mike Cupples
(616) 234-3464

  • Athletic Coaching
  • Sport Psychology
  • Recreation

Jodi Gee
(616) 234-4265

  • Holistic Wellness & Education
  • Mental Health Education
  • Personal & Group Training
  • Health/Fitness Instruction
  • Physical Education
  • Corporate Wellness

Melanie Schiele-Gady
(616) 234-3430

  • Health & Wellness
  • Yoga
  • Physical Education
  • Fitness, Strength and Exercise Education, Instruction & Coaching
  • Sport Management / Administration / Leadership
  • Group Exercise / Fitness and Personal Training
  • CPR / AED / First Aid


Michael Roche
(616) 234-4260

  • Athletic Training

Winter 2020 Advising Day

All students, regardless of major, are welcome to drop-in with no appointment necessary to find out more about classes, programs, graduation, transfer, careers and more!

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

9 a.m. - noon & 1 - 3 p.m.
Ford Fieldhouse Lobby

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