Advising Center

  • 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

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Academic Advisors

Melanie Conrad

Melanie Conrad

Academic Advisor/Program Coordinator (MNR)

Quinney College of Natural Resources

Phone: (435) 797-3375
Office Location: NR 122
Shelly Kotynek

Shelly Kotynek

Academic Advisor

Quinney College of Natural Resources

Phone: (435) 797-2473
Office Location: NR 120

Majors and Minors Advised by Melanie Conrad

  • Masters in Natural Resources (graduate)
  • GIS Graduate Certificate
  • Environmental Studies
  • Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
  • Sustainable Systems minor
  • Environmental Studies minor
  • Applied GIS certificate (UG)
  • Recreation Resource Management
  • Geography
  • Management and Restoration of Aquatic Ecosystems
  • Geographic Information Science minor
  • Recreation Resource Mgmt minor
  • Watershed Science minor

Majors and Minors Advised by Shelly Kotynek

  • Wildlife Ecology and Management
  • Rangeland Ecology and Management
  • Conservation and Restoration Ecology
  • Geographic Information Science minor
  • Watershed Science minor
  • Forest Ecology and Management
  • Wildlife science minor

Student Success Coach

Career Design Center


To see the Career Coach and Peer Advisors for the Quinney College of Natural Resources view the Natural Resources Career Education page.