Dakota State University students walking around campus

Preparation + opportunity = success

That's the DSU equation. We're a four-year university with nationally recognized programs, cutting-edge facilities, and the brightest thinkers. But we're also a tight-knit, inclusive community. Small class sizes mean hands-on training and individualized attention. All this with an affordable, public school price that's among the best values in the region.

Read More

Academic Advisors

Academic advising is your primary resource for advice, information, and guidance regarding your academic career. Your academic advisor can assist you with registration, course selection, and academic planning; answer questions about changes in coursework, study-abroad programs, and experiential learning opportunities, and help you find your way around campus.
Addie Borah

Addie Borah

Academic Advisor

Department

Academic Support Services

Biography

Addie advises first and second-year students primarily for the College of Education in the following programs:

  • Elementary Education (BSE)
  • Elementary Education/Special Education (BSE)
  • Exercise Science (BS)
  • Physical Education (BSE)

Schedule a Meeting

Contact

Office Location: Learning Engagement Center
Phone: 605-256-5065
Email
Website

Lisa Hardie

Lisa Hardie

Academic Advisor

Department

Academic Support Services

Biography

Lisa advises first-year students primarily for the College of Arts & Sciences in the following programs:

  • Analytical Science
  • Biology: Biology Education
  • Biology: Integrated Biology
  • Computer Game Design
  • Cyber Leadership and Intelligence: Digital Forensics
  • Cyber Leadership and Intelligence: World Affairs and Human Behavior
  • Digital Arts and Design: Computer Graphics
  • Digital Arts and Design: Digital Sound Design
  • Digital Arts and Design: Production Animation
  • English: English Education
  • English: English for New Media
  • General Studies
  • Mathematics: Cryptography
  • Mathematics: Information Systems
  • Mathematics: Intermediate Education
  • Mathematics: Secondary Education
Schedule a Meeting

Contact

Office Location: Learning Engagement Center
Phone: 605-256-5090
Email
Website

Penny Johnson

Penny Johnson

Academic Advisor

Department

Academic Support Services

Biography

Penny advises first and second-year students primarily for the Beacom College in the following programs:

  • Artificial Intelligence (BS)
  • Computer Game Design (BS)
  • Computer Science (BS)
  • Cyber Operations (BS)
  • Network and Security Administration
  • Network and Security Administration (AS)
  • Software Development (AS)

Schedule an Appointment

Contact

Office Location: Learning Engagement Center
Phone: 605-256-5103
Email
Website

Christine Souter

Christine Souter

Academic Advisor

Department

Academic Support Services

Biography

Christine advises first and second year students primarily for the College of Business and Information Systems in the following programs:

  • Artificial Intelligence for Organizations
  • Business: Accounting (BBA)
  • Business: Business Technology (BBA)
  • Business: Finance (BBA)
  • Business: Management (BBA)
  • Business: Marketing (BBA)
  • Business Education (BSE)
  • Computer Education (BSE)
  • Computer Information Systems: Application Development (BS)
  • Computer Information Systems: Business Analytics (BS)
  • Computer Information Systems: Project Management (BS)
  • Health Information Administration (BS)
  • Professional Accountancy (BS)
  • Business Management (AS)
  • Health Information Technology (AS)
  • Web Development (AS)
And first and second-year students in the following Beacom College in the following programs:
  • Cyber Operations (BS)
  • Network and Security Administration (BS)

Schedule and Appointment

Contact

Office Location: Learning Engagement Center
Phone: 605-256-5068
Email
Website

Kristen Uilk

Kristen Uilk

Director of Academic Support Services / Student Code of Conduct Coordinator

Department

Academic Support Services

Biography

Kristen advises students who need assistance and answers questions.

To Schedule an Appointment

Contact

Office Location: Learning Engagement Center
Phone: 605-256-7483
Email
Website