Psychology Advising

IMPORTANT: Advising options for Psychology Majors on the Kent Campus have recently changed.  Read below to learn more about your advising options.

College of Arts & Sciences Advising Office 

Every student majoring in Psychology is assigned an Academic Advisor in the College of Arts & Sciences. You are able to meet with that person, or another Arts & Sciences advisor, for the following purposes: 

  • General advising questions regarding the psychology major or minor 
  • Planning classes for next semester 
  • Review and update your GPS plan 
  • Ensure you are on track to graduate 
  • Interpret general University policies and procedures (e.g., Kent Core requirements) 
  • Answer questions about a major change within the College of Arts & Sciences 
  • Acquire information about campus and academic resources 

The College of Arts & Sciences is located in Bowman Hall room 105 and also offers remote same day advising and drop-in advising options. You can schedule an appointment using this link:

Department of Psychological Sciences Academic Advising 

Jocelyn (Jill) Folk, Ph.D. - Undergraduate Coordinator and Associate Professor
Dr. Jocelyn (Jill) Folk, Ph.D. is the Coordinator of the Undergraduate Psychology Program. Contact Dr. Folk for specific questions about the major or minor such as:

  • Transfer institution course equivalencies 
  • Exception/substitution requests 
  • Psychology course overrides 

Contact information: Office: Kent Hall Addition 205
(330) 672-4095

Pre-Medicine Psychology Majors 

Psychology majors in the pre-medicine/pre-podiatry concentration have the option of contacting the Undergraduate Program Coordinator, Dr. Jill Folk ( or scheduling with Pre-health programs advisor, Erin Lawson ( To schedule with Erin Lawson, follow this link