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Undergraduate Advising

For information regarding the undergraduate majors/minor, or regarding courses or prerequisites in the School of Information Technology, please contact the Undergraduate Advisor's office at the following:

Undergraduate Advisors:

Ms. Laurie Helms
Compo Sci, Cybersecurity, Info Assur. & Security
Office: Old Union Building, Room 302 B
Telephone: (309) 438-8046

Ms. Sherry Jerome
Sys. Analyst, Web Dev, ECS, Network & Telecom
Office: Old Union Building, Room 302 D
Telephone: (309) 438-2801

The IT Undergraduate Advising office is available to all IT majors and minors who have completed over 24 hours of college coursework and to those students interested in learning more about the IT program, or becoming an IT major or minor.

Both walk-in times and appointment times are available. Times vary each week due to other university scheduled events. Students are urged to make an appointment to plan schedules, discuss the IT major or minor, or complete a graduation check. During registration, advisor availability will be increased and scheduled appointments will be limited to 15 minutes. During registration, advisors will focus only on registration for the upcoming semester.


2017-2018 Plans of Study and Progress Tracking

Computer Science - General Sample Plan of Study
Computer Science - Web Computing Sample Plan of Study
Cybersecurity Sample Plan of Study
Information Systems - Integration of Enterprise Systems Sample Plan of Study
Information Systems - Systems Development/Analyst Sample Plan of Study
Information Systems - Web Application Development Sample Plan of Study
Network & Telecommunications Management Sample Plan of Study

For Academic Requirements for prior catalog years.

School of Information Technology Anticipated Course Offerings

A list of School of Information Technology anticipated course offerings for upcoming semesters may be viewed at this link.


The advising office provides:

  • information on academic programs in IT
  • help with developing a plan of study by semester
  • checks on individual progress toward graduation
  • initiation of waivers and substitution requests
  • reminders of important dates
  • up-to-date information on course schedules and class availability
  • scholarship information and forms

Undergraduate advising walk in hours for the semester of Spring 2017:

Monday: Walk-ins 9-11 a.m.; Appts. 2-3:30 p.m
Tuesday: Walk-ins 9-11 a.m.; Appts. 2-3:30 p.m
Wednesday:  Walk-ins 9-11 a.m.; Appts. 2-3:30 p.m
Thursday: Walk-ins 9-11 a.m.; Appts. 2-3:30 p.m
Friday: Walk-ins 9-11 a.m.

Important Dates

Online summer registration ends
Mon, May 21, 2018 12:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Online

Summer Session classes begin
Mon, May 21, 2018 (All Day Event) @ Alumni Center

Memorial Day holiday no classes
Mon, May 28, 2018 (All Day Event) @ Alumni Center

Independence Day holiday no classes
Wed, July 4, 2018 (All Day Event) @ Alumni Center

Deadline to register for Fall Proficiency Exams
Fri, July 13, 2018 (All Day Event) @ Moulton Hall

View the University Academic Calendar.

List of Events feed Academic Calendar Feed

Illinois State University

School of Information Technology
Normal, Il 61790-5150
Phone: 309.438.8338

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