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What do we do?

Our advisors provide comprehensive and collaborative academic advising using multiple modalities. Graduate students are encouraged, empowered, and educated to become self-directed learners and competent decision-makers. Best practices, current research, and student feedback inform the strategies and resources used to guide and support students' educational, career, and life goals. Student success is fostered in an inclusive environment that acknowledges individual and diverse needs, intellectual curiosity, and cultural awareness and encourages lifelong learning. In short, we help to guide and support you throughout your time at Lesley - please connect with us often!

When are we available?

Academic advisors are currently working remotely and are available Monday – Friday, by appointment. Related advising information and advisor calendars are available 24/7 on the Advising Navigation Tool (ANT).

Have a quick question? Join us on Wednesdays via Zoom from 3:30 pm–5:00 pm for drop-in advising; no appointment needed. Academic advisors, field placement representatives, and the Lesley certification officer are all available during this time. The Zoom access link is available on Advising Navigation Tool (ANT). You can access this tool using your Lesley credentials.

Where can you find us?

Check us out on the Advising Navigation Tool (ANT)* and at https://linktr.ee/GSOEAdvising. We also invite you to follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

*Accessible using your Lesley credentials

Why would you contact us?

In Lesley's Graduate Education programs, academic advisors are at the hub of your student experience. We are your primary liaison and a key connection throughout your program. Advisors facilitate all aspects of the advising process, offering advice on a broad range of topics including:

  • University Policies
  • Program information
  • Course selection and sequence
  • Registration procedures
  • Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL) requirements, and more

We are here to help. Connect with your academic advisor for guidance.

How do you contact us?

Advisors are currently scheduling phone and video sessions. Email your academic advisor directly for support or use their calendar to schedule an appointment. Advisor information and calendars are available 24/7 on the Advising Navigation Tool (ANT) and at https://linktr.ee/GSOEAdvising.

Not sure who your advisor is? Email GSOE.advise@lesley.edu and someone on our team will help to make a connection.

You can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

How often should I meet with my academic advisor?

We recommend a formal advising check-in once a semester as a baseline, but don't be shy if you have a question.

What is the Advising Navigation Tool (ANT)?

ANT is a curated website designed to help Graduate Education students easily access resources and consider the next steps in their programs. Don't mind the cute ants—we love a theme!

Can I contact my advisor about anything?

Yes, absolutely! Please contact us about anything. We are not always the last stop but we will absolutely help you figure out next steps.