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Academic Advising

The Forensic Science program has a dedicated undergraduate adviser to assist students withMary Sergeant
academic and career planning, Change of Assignment (COA) students from PSU Commonwealth Campuses and transfer students from other Universities .  Mary Sergeant is located in 234 Ritenour Building, her phone number is 814-863-9572, and her e-mail is  To schedule an appointment go to


Office Hours

  • The first week of classes walk in hours will be from 8:30-11:30 and 1:30- 4. 


  • Starting the second week of the classes students can schedule an appointment using starfish.  Walk in hours outside of appointment times will be Tuesdays 1:30-3:30 and Fridays 10-12 



Entrance to Major Requirements

Beginning with students entering in the fall 2012 semester, students must complete CHEM 110, CHEM 111, CHEM 112, FRNSC 210, and MATH 140 with a grade of C or better in order to enter the major.


Eberly College of Science Academic Advising Center

The Forensic Science program is housed in the Eberly College of Science.  The Eberly College of Science Academic Advising Center can offer additional support and referrals for students.  The Advising Center is located in Ritenour.  Advising@PSU is also a good source of academic advising and academic information.

Contact an Advisor

Mary E. Sergeant, M.S.
Academic Advisor in Forensic Science
Eberly College of Science | Penn State University
234 Ritenour Building
University Park, PA 16802
To schedule an appointment or view walk-in hours,
search for me in Starfish Services.

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