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Advising

Our advisors are here for you every step of the way — to answer questions, offer advice, and celebrate your successes. Go here to learn more about the undergraduate degrees offered by the Department of Psychological Science and Get Psyched!

Advisors
Kerrigan Bull, Alexa Adams, Adrianna Healy

Meet with a Psychology Advisor if you have any of the following questions

  • Degree planning
  • When you might graduate/how many credits you still need
  • What electives to choose
  • Choosing a minor
  • Which classes count for the psychology minor or major requirements
  • Study skills
  • How to get connected in our department
  • What a research assistantship is and how to apply
  • What a teaching assistantship is and how to apply
  • What an internship is and how to apply
  • What to do if you aren’t performing as well as you hoped in a class

Fall Psychology Advising Office Hours

Our Fall 2022 office hours are as follows:

  • Monday: 9 AM to 11 AM — In-Person (EDU 628)
  • Tuesday: 10 AM to 12 PM; 2 PM to 5 PM — In-Person (EDU 628)
  • Wednesday: 3 PM to 5 PM — In-Person (EDU 628)
  • Thursday: 2 PM to 5 PM — In-Person (EDU 628)
  • Friday: 10 AM to 1 PM — Virtual (Zoom)

Our office hours are held on a drop-in basis, meaning you do not need to make an appointment to meet with an advisor. You may also email our Psychology Advising team at psycadvising@boisestate.edu with any questions.

Join our virtual office hours

Freshmen and sophomores can meet with an advisor in the Center for Advising and Student Success. Information for scheduling an appointment is on their website.

Click here for more information about obtaining a minor in Psychology and its program requirements.

To request an appeal or an academic adjustment, or if you have course equivalency questions, you can contact the Department Chair, Dr. Eric Landrum, at elandru@boisestate.edu or contact the Department Associate Chair, Dr. Mary Pritchard, at marypritchard@boisestate.edu.

  • Note to all students: Should you find yourself in a situation here at Boise State where you are getting bounced around from University office to office, feel like no one is really listening to you, or you believe you are getting the run-around, we want to help. Please contact Dr. Landrum or Dr. Pritchard and let us know how we can help.

Meet The PSYC Advisors

  • Samanta Cary

    Samantha Cary

    Advising Services Coordinator

    Samantha earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Boise State and has since begun working for the Department of Psychological Science as a full-time academic advisor and coordinator of the department’s advising services. Samantha is passionate about helping students and connecting them with resources to help them succeed. In her spare time, you can find Samantha exercising, painting, spending time with friends, or eating Mexican food.

    Reach out to Samantha with any questions about degree planning, academic advising, or opportunities available for Psychology majors.

    Schedule an Advising Appointment

    Samantha earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Boise State and has since begun working for the Department of Psychological Science as a full-time academic advisor and coordinator of the department’s advising services. Samantha is passionate about helping students and connecting them with resources to help them succeed. In her spare time, you can find Samantha exercising, painting, spending time with friends, or eating Mexican food.

    Reach out to Samantha with any questions about degree planning, academic advising, or opportunities available for Psychology majors.

    Schedule an Advising Appointment

  • Kerrigan Bull

    Kerrigan Bull

    Psychology Advisor

    Hello! My name is Kerrigan and I am currently a Senior at Boise State. I will be graduating in Spring with my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and plan to pursue academic advising. I’m originally from Chico, California, but am very thankful I moved to Boise for school, I love it here! In my free time, I enjoy spending time outdoors, hanging out with friends, and trying to find new hobbies. I’m excited to get to know everyone that comes into the advising office, and I hope you all have a great semester!

    Hello! My name is Kerrigan and I am currently a Senior at Boise State. I will be graduating in Spring with my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and plan to pursue academic advising. I’m originally from Chico, California, but am very thankful I moved to Boise for school, I love it here! In my free time, I enjoy spending time outdoors, hanging out with friends, and trying to find new hobbies. I’m excited to get to know everyone that comes into the advising office, and I hope you all have a great semester!

  • Adrianna Healy

    Adrianna Healy

    Psychology Advisor

    Hi there! My name is Adrianna Healy and I am a Senior this year majoring in Psychology with a minor in Family Studies. I’m originally from Roseville, California, and I would love to move back to California after graduation to pursue teaching. Some of my favorite things to do outside of school include cooking, going to the gym, watching movies, and coaching competitive gymnastics and cheer.

    Hi there! My name is Adrianna Healy and I am a Senior this year majoring in Psychology with a minor in Family Studies. I’m originally from Roseville, California, and I would love to move back to California after graduation to pursue teaching. Some of my favorite things to do outside of school include cooking, going to the gym, watching movies, and coaching competitive gymnastics and cheer.

  • Alexa Adams

    Alexa Adams

    Psychology Advisor

    Hello! My name is Alexa and I am a Senior here at Boise State working towards my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a minor in Criminal Justice. After I graduate, I plan on continuing my education and eventually want to get my doctorate in Forensic Psychology. Outside of school I love to volunteer with animals and spend time with my cat Mochi. I look forward to meeting you!

    Hello! My name is Alexa and I am a Senior here at Boise State working towards my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a minor in Criminal Justice. After I graduate, I plan on continuing my education and eventually want to get my doctorate in Forensic Psychology. Outside of school I love to volunteer with animals and spend time with my cat Mochi. I look forward to meeting you!