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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

Academic Advisors 

 
Shelly River

Shelly Kotynek

Director of Academic Advising/Quinney College Natural Resources


Contact Information

Phone:           435-797-2473 
email:            shelly.kotynek@usu.edu
Office:            NR 120


        

Majors and Minors Advised:

  • 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
 

Schedule an Appointment with Shelly Kotynek

 
Melanie

Melanie Conrad

Academic Advisor for ENVS and WATS Majors/Program Coordinator (MNR)


Contact Information

Phone:          435-797-3375
email:            melanie.conrad@usu.edu
Office:           NR 120


Majors and Minors Advised:

  • 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

Schedule an Appointment with Melanie Conrad

 

Peer Advising

 
Lily

Lily Martindale

Peer Advisor for Quinney College of Natural Resources


Contact Information

email:            lily.martindale@usu.edu
Office:            NR 120
Zoom:            https://usu-edu.zoom.us/j/87500749283?pwd=UVliRVJlWldmN1dKUVdURWN3cVBSUT09


Schedule Appointment Here
                

Majors and Minors Advised: 

  • Wildlife Ecology and Management
  • Rangeland Ecology and Management
  • Conservation and Restoration Ecology
  • Recreation Resource Mannagment 
  • Environmental Studies 
  • Forest Ecology and Management
  • Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
  • Management and Restoration of Aquatic Ecosystems
  • Geography 
 
 
Katie


Katie Siesel

Peer Advisor for the Quinney College Natural Resources


Contact Information

email:            katie.siesel@usu.edu
Office:            NR 120



                

Majors and Minors Advised:

  • Wildlife Ecology and Management
  • Rangeland Ecology and Management
  • Conservation and Restoration Ecology
  • Recreation Resource Mannagment 
  • Environmental Studies 
  • Forest Ecology and Management
  • Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
  • Management and Restoration of Aquatic Ecosystems
  • Geography 
 

Schedule an Appointment

 
Alice and Odie

Alice Kenley

Peer Advisor for the Quinney Scholars Program 


Contact Information

email:            alice.kenley@usu.edu
Office:            NR 120

Phone and video conference appointments available for Quinney Scholars.
Email to schedule an appointment.

                

Majors and Minors Advised: 

  • Wildlife Ecology and Management
  • Rangeland Ecology and Management
  • Conservation and Restoration Ecology
  • Recreation Resource Mannagment 
  • Environmental Studies 
  • Forest Ecology and Management
  • Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
  • Management and Restoration of Aquatic Ecosystems
  • Geography 
 

Career Coach 

 
Paige


Paige Geslin

Career Coach USU Career Services


Contact Information

email:            paige.geslin@usu.edu
Office:            Career Services, ground level of University Inn, room 102
Phone:           435.797.0183

Phone, video conference and email due to COVID-19.
Specific resources for QCNR students can be found on the Career Services website HERE.
                

Career Coaching for all QCNR majors:

  • Resume (Federal & Traditional)
  • Cover Letters
  • Mock Interview 
  • Career Search Strategies
  • Preparation for Graduate School
  • Personal Statement and Timeline Information
  • LinkedIn Profile
  • Networking
 

Schedule an Appointment

 
Michael King

Michael King

Student Success Coach


Contact Information

email:            michael.king@usu.edu
Office:            NR 112 Thursday 8:30-12:30

Phone and virtual meetings are also available by request. 

         Schedule Appointment Here       

What Can A Student Success Coach Help Me With: 

  • Burn out and Motivation Issues
  • Academic Help
  • Connecting to University Resources
  • Accountability Check-ins