Professional Academic Advisement

The Center for Academic Student Success and Retention (CSS) has a team of motivat, professional advisors dedicated and committed to providing quality academic services. CSS provides personalized academic advising and mentoring to all SSU students.

Students can locate their assigned professional advisor by contacting either:

Jaleesa Porter
(912) 358-4472
porterj@savannahstate.edu

Jora McDonald
(912) 358-4237
mcdonaldjo@savannahstate.edu

Specialized advisors are also available for Early College students, student athletes, Latino students and students who have not yet declared a major (undeclared).

Advisee responsibilities and professional advisor goals promote retention and student success by informing students of the resources that are available to them academically, socially and personally to achieve their goals. Please see available resources and tools below:

Professional Academic Advisement
For Students For Advisors

Advising FAQs

Professional Advisors

EAB Navigate

FERPA for Students

FOCUS 2

Where do I go when....

Satisfaction Survey

Philosophy

Advising Tools

Academic Calendar

Roles and Responsibilities

NACADA

 

Contact Information:

Telephone (912) 358-3489 
Email: snowdene@savannahstate.edu
Facsimile: (912) 358-3684
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 20428
Savannah, Georgia 31404

Regular Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. 
Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Others: by appointment

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2017 SSU Academic Advisors and Mentors