Faculty Advisors

Check out our new HSS Degree Planning Tool to explore how courses in your Humanities and Social Sciences major may overlap with our extensive selection of minors!

HSS Advisor Session is scheduled with Debbie Sheffield, Associate Dean Davis, and Assistant to the Dean Gundling for Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 12:30-1:45 PM in Atrium 131.

  • Open to both new and seasoned faculty advisors
  • Provides updates, advisement overview, and hands-on Degree Works engagement with information available about UCC, World Language requirement, and other common questions
  • Topics to include sharing best practices, structuring advisement appointments, using advisement notes, understanding university policies and procedures, Degreeworks and Starfish, UCC requirements, the language requirement, referrals to support services, and more.
  • Bring your questions! 

Please let Debbie know (by reply to sheffieldd1@wpunj.edu) if you can join.

Want your advisees to be well prepared before they meet with you?  Please have them review the HSS Advisement Tool Kit before your appointment.

Click here for a list of all of the minors within the College of Humanities & Social Sciences.

Learning the Degreeworks system?  Please view a helpful user guide through this link.

Seeking clarity on the University World Languages Requirement?  More information is available here.

Are you a new faculty advisor? Please contact the HSS Professional Advisor, Deborah Sheffield at sheffieldd1@wpunj.edu, x2441, to be placed in the HSS faculty advisor database, to receive updates on advisement related information.

If you would like to arrange an individual or departmental professional development, or simply have an advisement-related question, please contact

Deborah Sheffield, Professional Advisor, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Atrium 265



The Advisement Center Website provides comprehensive tools for advisors.  Please visit the Advisement Center website through this link.