The College of Forestry provides professional academic advisors who are experts on your curriculum, College and University policies, and student development. Our primary purpose is to assist our students in making the most of this educational opportunity. Your Forestry advisor will stay with you from orientation to graduation. 

Advising Appointments

15 Minutes 25 Minutes 50 Minutes
  • Quick question or check-in
  • Following up on a recent meeting
  • I need a signature
  • Petition for course substitution
  • My course plan is in MyDegrees and I'm ready for my PIN
  • Planning and PIN for one term
  • Internships or research
  • Study abroad
  • Resource referral
  • Declaring an option
  • Final check for graduation
  • Planning for Pro-School
  • Change into a COF major
  • Planning for multiple terms
  • Degree completion plans
  • Career exploration
  • Multiple topics to cover
  • Academic difficulty and success strategies
  • Individualized Specialty Option (for NR)
Jameson, Sandy
Peavy Forest Science Center (PFSC) 116-C
(541) 737-6548
Specialties: Forest Engineering, Forest/Civil Engineering, Forestry
Kent, Nicole
Peavy Forest Science Center (PFSC) 116-H
(541) 737-1592
Specialties: Head Advisor, Natural Resources, Renewable Materials, Wood Innovation & Sustainability, Wood Products Sales Minor
McLachlain, Terina
Peavy Forest Science Center (PFSC) 116-L
(541) 737-2088
(541) 321-8651 (mobile)
Specialties: Natural Resources
McMillan, Hilary
Peavy Forest Science Center (PFSC) 116-F
(541) 737-2873
Specialties: Natural Resources
Thompson, Beth
Peavy Forest Science Center (PFSC) 116-G
(541) 737-1179
Specialties: Natural Resources, Tourism, Recreation & Adventure Leadership

Current COF Students

  • are required to connect with their academic advisor at least once every quarter
  • can schedule using the link next to their advisor's name above

Current OSU Students in other majors
can schedule an appointment with the following Academic Advisors for information on a specific major:

  • Forestry, Forest Engineering, Forest/Civil Engineering: Sandy Jameson
  • Natural Resources: Terina McLachlain
  • Renewable Materials: Autumn VanderLinden
  • Tourism, Recreation & Adventure Leadership: Beth Thompson
  • Undecided: Autumn VanderLinden or Nicole Kent

Prospective Students

Newly Admitted COF Students

  • First-Years, Transfers, and Post-Baccs who have not attended OSU previously should register for a START orientation session
  • Post-Baccs who previously completed coursework at OSU should schedule an appointment with the Academic Advisor for their major