Undergraduate Advising & Tutoring

Your advisor is an expert on three things: Luddy, IU, and you

Your advisor is dedicated to helping you meet your goals. Current Luddy majors have an assigned advisor. Exploratory students and pre-Luddy majors are welcome to schedule an appointment with a Luddy advisor. A designated advisor is available to meet with students who are pursuing a non-Luddy major and would like to pursue a Luddy minor or certificate.

Your Luddy advisor can help you:

Luddy Undergraduate Academic Advising Services

The Luddy Academic Advising team will be offering online advising as well as limited in-person advising sessions. Students will see a variety of appointment options when they log into the Student Appointment Scheduler; please note the ICON TYPE next to the appointment slot you select. Please check your email regularly for more information from your Luddy academic advisor.

Schedule an advising appointment

Current Luddy Undergraduate majors and returning students

If you’re a current student and you’ve met the requirements to officially enter Luddy, you can make an appointment with your personal Luddy advisor or email your advisor with questions. Before you meet with your advisor, see your Academic Advisement Report to check on your degree progress.

These advisors also work with pre-Luddy major students, admitted transfer students, returning, and exploratory students. Please schedule an appointment with the advisor below who advises in your major area of interest and per the first letter of your last name.

Students who haven’t taken an entry Luddy courses are advised to attend an information session before scheduling a meeting with a Luddy advisor. The dates and times for the information sessions are included below. You may contact Nancy Lemons, nlemons@iu.edu, for more information on the information sessions.

Schedule an advising appointment

If you are admitted to the cybersecurity and global policy degree and have questions about the cybersecurity and global policy degree requirements, certification, graduation, course selections, etc., please schedule a time to meet with one of the Hamilton Lugar School/College advisors below. Your primary advisor is one of the following cybersecurity and global policy advisors.

Elizabeth McHugh, csgpadv@iu.edu

Olga Bueva, csgpadv@iu.edu

Dale Spicer, csgpadv@iu.edu

To make an appointment, log into the Student Appointment Scheduler.

If you are admitted to the cybersecurity and global policy degree and have questions about the Luddy courses required for the degree, the following Luddy advisors will be available to assist you.

If your last name begins with A–G
Amity Pecenka, apecenka@indiana.edu

If your last name begins with H–O
Melody Lynch-Kimery, memlynch@indiana.edu

If your last name begins with P–Z
Shamim R. Ali, srazawi@indiana.edu

To make an appointment, log into the Student Appointment Scheduler.

If your last name begins with A–G and you are pursuing either the B.S. in Computer Science, the Accelerated M.S. in Computer Science or Secure Computing, Matt Broussard will be your assigned academic advisor.

Matt Broussard, mabrouss@iu.edu

If your last name begins with H–M, and you are pursuing either the B.S. in Computer Science, the Accelerated M.S. in Computer Science or Secure Computing, Bonnie VanDeventer will be your academic advisor.

Bonnie VanDeventer, bjmacphe@indiana.edu

Interim Change: If your last name begins with N-S, and you are pursuing either the B.S. in Computer Science, the Accelerated M.S. in Computer Science or Secure Computing, your temporary academic advisor assignment will be as follows and will remain in place until a new academic advisor is in place:

  • If your last name begins with N-Q, Bonnie VanDeventer will be your academic advisor during the interim.
  • If your last name begins with R, Kelsey Karum will be your academic advisor during the interim.
  • If your last name begins with S, Matt Broussard will be your academic advisor during the interim.
If your last name begins with T-Z and you are pursuing the B.S. in Computer Science, the Accelerated M.S. in Computer Science or Secure Computing, Kelsey Karum will be your academic advisor.

Kelsey Karum, karnson@indiana.edu

Bachelor of Arts students

If you are earning the B.A. in Computer Science through the College of Arts and Sciences, see the College’s list of advisors.

To make an appointment, log into the Student Appointment Scheduler.

If your last name begins with A–G and you are pursuing the B.S. in Data Science, Matt Broussard will be your assigned academic advisor.

Matt Broussard, mabrouss@iu.edu

If your last name begins with H–M, and you are pursuing the B.S. in Data Science, Bonnie VanDeventer will be your academic advisor.

Bonnie VanDeventer, bjmacphe@indiana.edu

Interim Change: If your last name begins with N-S, and you are pursuing the B.S. in Data Science, your temporary academic advisor assignment will be as follows and will remain in place until a new academic advisor is hired completes their training:

  • If your last name begins with N-Q, Bonnie VanDeventer will be your academic advisor during the interim.
  • If your last name begins with R, Kelsey Karum will be your academic advisor during the interim.
  • If your last name begins with S, Matt Broussard will be your academic advisor during the interim.
If your last name begins with T-Z and you are pursuing the B.S. Data Science, Kelsey Karum will be your academic advisor.

Kelsey Karum, karnson@indiana.edu

To make an appointment, log into the Student Appointment Scheduler.

If your last name begins with A–G

Amity Pecenka, apecenka@indiana.edu

If your last name begins with H–O

Melody Lynch-Kimery, memlynch@indiana.edu

If your last name begins with P–Z

Shamim R. Ali, srazawi@indiana.edu

The ISE advisor is Rebecca Conway Winkle, rgconway@iu.edu

To make an appointment, log into the Student Appointment Scheduler.

Luddy Minors and Certificates

Students who are majoring in a non-Luddy degree and are earning a Luddy minor or certificate or would like to learn more about a Luddy minor or certificate, can schedule an appointment with Anna Bednarski, Associate Director, Student Services Generalist.

Make an appointment:
Go to the Student Appointment Scheduler and search for Anna Bednarski.

Schedule an advising appointment

Contact Anna directly:
Anna Bednarski, abednars@indiana.edu

Exploratory students, pre-Luddy majors, transfer students, and any student interested in learning more about Luddy degrees, minors, and certificates

Want to learn more about Luddy degrees? Attend an information session.

We’ll talk about Luddy majors and degree requirements, focusing on how they can align with your interests and academic goals.

These sessions are designed for:

  • Exploratory IU students
  • Students in University Division who are working toward meeting the requirements to officially enter our school
  • Students who are considering changing to or adding a Luddy major
  • Students transferring to Luddy from another university or college

Learn more about Luddy degrees at one of the following information sessions. Reservations are not required.

Fridays, 12:00pm -1:00pm
Luddy Hall 4012

  • September 16
  • October 7, 21
  • November 4, 18
  • December 9

Explore all our majors in one class

SICE-Y 100 introduces you to informatics, computer science, and intelligent systems engineering—including career options in these fields. We offer this 1 credit class during the first eight weeks and second eight weeks of the fall and spring semesters.

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Career advising

The staff at Luddy Career Services will help you with everything from defining your career goals to navigating job offers. Learn about career advising and other services.

Graduate students

You’ll have one or more advisors in your department. Learn more from your department.