Advising

Are you considering studying abroad, but you're not sure where to start? That's easy! Start with us! We are here to help you navigate the many options EMU has to offer. 

To ensure an advisor is available, please schedule your meeting ahead of time. Once scheduled, meetings with advisors will take place in 242 Student Center.

Our Advisors

Kristen Krug-Shaffer

Kristen is the manager of program development for Academic Programs Abroad. She is great for specific semester/year as well as faculty-led advising questions, as well as program specific questions. She has travelled to Canada, Mexico, the Bahamas, Iceland, England, Italy, Czech Republic, Japan (including Okinawa), South Korea, Chile, and Argentina. 

Emily Dunn 

Emily is an economics major at EMU as well as a peer advisor in Academic Programs Abroad. She is great for general advising as well as questions about both faculty-led programs and semester/year programs. She has participated in the Harry Potter Experience faculty-led program and the ISA Dublin, Ireland semester long program. She has travelled to Canada, Mexico, the Bahamas, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland, England, Germany, Austria, Spain, Amsterdam, Italy, and Switzerland. 

Josh Hearn

Josh is an OT intent major at EMU as well as a peer advisor in Academic Programs Abroad. He is great for general advising. He has participated in the LION summer program in Shenzhen, China. He has travelled to Canada, Mexico, the Bahamas, China, Australia, and New Zealand.

Ian Cook

Ian is a Secondary Education English major at EMU with a Spanish minor as well as a peer advisor in Academic Programs Abroad. He is great for general advising. He has participated in the Spanish Intensive Language program in Avila, Spain as well as the LION summer program in Shenzhen, China. He has travelled to Spain and China. 

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