Department Advisement for Fall 2020

Inquiry

Faculty Advisor

General advisement on courses taken for the degree

Any full time faculty may advise a student on which courses to take. If a student wants information on their progress through the degree (i.e. whether they have fulfilled all requirements) contact Silyn Roberts, Weingarten, Smith

English 110 (including transfer credits and grade disputes )

Gloria Fisk or Chris Williams (Co-Directors of First Year Writing)

110 Grade disputes

First the student MUST make an appointment with the instructor to discuss the problem; after that, First Year Writing

Declaration of Major/minor forms

Sian Silyn Roberts, Karen Weingarten, or Kim Smith (for signing and advising)

Registration in CUNYFirst

Sian Silyn Roberts, Kim Smith or Karen Weingarten

Preregistration

Sian Silyn Roberts (Director of Undergraduate Studies), Glenn Burger, or Kim Smith

Overtallying

In the case of 391W and all electives, written permission is needed from the advisor. Then send them to Sian Silyn Roberts (who may still have to turn you down.)

Transfer Credits (students who wish to apply courses taken at other colleges to their English degree at QC).

Sian Silyn Roberts, Karen Weingarten or Glenn Burger 

First Year Writing

Gloria Fisk or Chris Williams (Co-Directors of First Year Writing)

General inquiries about undergraduate courses in English (ENGL 130 to 399W)

Sian Silyn Roberts, (Director of Undergraduate Studies), Karen Weingarten or Kim Smith

General Education requirements (under PLAS/LASAR/Pathways)

Academic Support

W courses (if the query is specifically about the W component)

Kevin Ferguson (Director of WAC)

Non-majors/non-matriculated/returning students

Sian Silyn Roberts(Director of Undergraduate Studies)

Permits/e-permits (students wishing to take courses at other colleges).

Sian Silyn Roberts(Director of Undergraduate Studies)

Complaints about courses/faculty

Glenn Burger

Course auditing (seniors and retirees)

Sian Silyn Roberts (Director of Undergraduate Studies)

Study Abroad (Course Equivalents)

Sian Silyn Roberts (Director of Undergraduate Studies)

Honors in English/Department prizes and writing competitions

Annmarie Drury (Director of English Honors)

General inquiries about the graduate degree/courses in English (above 600-level)

Caroline Hong  (Director of Graduate Studies); Hillary Miller (Assistant Director of Graduate Studies)

MFA in Creative Writing and Literary Translation

Nicole Cooley (Director of the MFA program), Maaza Mengiste (Assistant  Director of MFA program)

MA in English Literature

Caroline Hong (Director of MA program), Hillary Miller (Assistant Director of MA program)

Independent studies

Sian Silyn Roberts (for information) Glenn Burger (For Final Approval)

Internships

Jason Tougaw (Director of Internships)

Graduation (applications/approvals/concerns)

Sian Silyn Roberts (Director of Undergraduate Studies)

Utopia Parkway (undergraduate literature journal)

Briallen Hopper

* = on leave