Department of History Advising

You have a success team made up of at least three people: your faculty mentor, academic advisor, and career consultant.

Your faculty mentor assists you in navigating Medical Humanities and Health Studies by exploring career paths, providing advice on your professional goals, and identifying internship opportunities.

Faculty Mentors

Philip Scarpino, History Department Undergraduate Studies Advisor
Office: CA 425
Phone: 317-274-5983

Rebecca Shrum, Director of the Public History Program
Office: CA 503L
Phone: 317-274-3916

Academic Advisor

Your academic advisor will help you with registration, serve as your advocate, troubleshoot, refer you to other campus offices, and answer questions.

Samantha Walters, School of Liberal Arts’ Department of History Advisor
Office: CA 401

Your career consultant will help you develop your career goals and interests, network and prepare for interviews, and polish your resume and cover letter for internships, part-time jobs, professional positions, and graduate school.

Office of Career Development

Office: CA 243
Phone: 317-278-1224

Together your success team will help make your academic and career goals a reality. Developing a relationship with your success team from the beginning is the first step towards a strong finish.

Tools for success

Learn how to complete your degree on time. Degree Map

Check your progress and determine what courses you still need to graduate. Academic Advisement Report

Schedule an advising appointment

Your academic advisor is available in-person or online via Zoom. Be sure to meet with your academic advisor at least once each semester to review your academic plan and identify appropriate courses for the next semester. Make an appointment with your academic advisor or career consultant online or call Liberal Arts Student Affairs at 317-274-3976.