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Quinney College Of Natural Resources Advising Center

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Students should schedule an academic adving appointment each semester.

  • Organize a semester-by-semester plan for graduation using Degree works
  • Identify the sequence of courses and understand the importance of taking courses in the appropriate order
  • Connect with co-curricular opportunities
  • Access USU resources and understand USU policies
  • To sign up to receive important QCNR announcements and job opportunities please add your email to the list serv on the right
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Shelly Kotynek

Director of Academic Advising/Quinney College Natural Resources

Contact Information

Phone:           435-797-2473 
Office:            NR 120


Majors Advised:

  • Wildlife Ecology and Management
  • Rangeland Ecology and Management
  • Conservation and Restoration Ecology
  • Forest Ecology and Management
  • Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
  • Management and Restoration of Aquatic Ecosystems

Schedule an Appointment with Shelly Kotynek


Melanie Conrad

Academic Advisor for Environment and Society Majors/Program Coordinator (MNR)

Contact Information

Phone:          435-797-3375
Office:           NR 120


Majors Advised:

  • Masters in Natural Resources (graduate)
  • Environmental Studies
  • Recreation Resource Management
  • Geography

Schedule an Appointment with Melanie Conrad


Peer Advising

Peer Advisors are available to students for help with questions regarding course load, student involvement and major exploration. They have lived the ins and outs of the QCNR programs.  They are a tremendous resource for students.  Stop by NR 120 and schedule an appointment with a Peer Advisor or click on the link below to schedule an appointment online.    

2016-2017 Peer Advisors:

Bailey Dunn

(Sophomore) - Wildlife Science Major:

Schedule an Appointment with Bailey

or email

Jennifer Gardner

(Senior) - Wildlife Science Major:

Schedule an Appointment with Jennifer

or email