Math Advising Services will be delivered remotely during the SP 21 semester as part of Ohio State's response to COVID-19.

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Email Inquiries: Please email mathadvisors@math.osu.edu from your official Ohio State email address and include specific and detailed information in your request.

Math Advising Appointments through OnCourse Self Service for Pre-Majors and Majors:

  1. Log on to OnCourse: https://buckeyes.campus.eab.com/
  2. Click the very large Blue “Schedule Appointment” button located on the top right side of the screen.
  3. Click Schedule for …..“Advising”, “Phone Remote”, etc. and wait 30 seconds while the page uploads.
  4. Select Location as Math Advising Office 217
  5. MATH/ACTUARIAL MAJORS – For Appointments…..Select an available appointment timeslot with your advisor. If none are available, please email your advisor.
  6. Note: On the Day/Time of your Appointment, log back in to OnCourse and self check-in to let your Advisor know you are ready for the appointment. A Zoom Link will be provided.      

Virtual Drop-Ins with a Math Advisor for Majors and Non-Majors

If students would like to attend virtual drop-in advising to discuss questions in real-time, please visit OnCourse Self Service at http://go.osu.edu/oncourse and use the comment box to include what you would like to discuss. (First Come, First Served). Detailed instructions are included below:

  1. Check the Math Advising DROP IN Hours:   Mon: 1-3, Tues: 10-12, Wed: 1-3, Thurs: 10-12, Fri: 10-12
  2. During the listed DROP IN Hours, log on to OnCourse: https://buckeyes.campus.eab.com/
  3. Click the very large Blue “Schedule Appointment” button located on the top right side of the screen.
  4. Click Schedule for …..“Advising”, “Phone Remote”, etc. and wait 30 seconds while the page uploads.
  5. Select Location as Math Advising Office 217
  6. ALL STUDENTS (Majors/NonMajors) -- For (Virtual) Drop Ins……Click “View Drop in Times” in the Yellow bar below to sign in. (First come, First Served.) A Zoom Link will be provided.

Peer-to-Peer Mentor Zoom hours are now available! Starting Monday, February 1st

Simply click on this Zoom link during one of the designated times and a Peer Student Mentor will be available to assist you (first come, first served).

Topics include: How to use Schedule Planner, running an Advising Report and Degree Audit, How to sign your financial aid agreement, Running a “What if” degree audit for another major, How to find important university deadlines, how to find when your enrollment window opens up, tips on degree planning, how to use Zoom (screen share) and more!

  • Monday:        11-12 
  • Tuesday:         1-2  *Not February 23
  • Wednesday:  11-12 
  • Thursday:       1-2
  • Friday:            1-2 

Note: For questions on Pass/No Pass, withdrawal, Course Pre-Reqs, petitions, registration, course enrollment, waivers, approval of course, conflict issues, please see a Math Advisor during Drop in times or Appointments.

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Math, Actuarial, & IMME Majors

Math Major Advising

Students may email their assigned academic advisor (see email links below) with questions or request a phone or Zoom appointment. 

Students wishing to check their progress towards graduation, discuss scheduling classes, file a petition, or apply for graduation, should schedule a phone or Zoom appointment as soon as possible.

Schedule an Appointment

Math, Actuarial, and IMME majors can schedule a phone or Zoom appointment in OnCourse. Review How to Schedule an Advising Appointment [pdf] for instructions for scheduling in OnCourse.

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Non-Major Assistance

Non-major Advising

Students needing assistance can receive assistance by email at mathadvisors@math.osu.edu.

Students who prefer a virtual walk-in on Zoom may visit OnCourse Self Service at http://go.osu.edu/oncourse.

Students wishing to change majors should first complete the Major Information Session. Instructions to schedule a phone or Zoom appointment will be given after finishing the course.

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Department of Mathematics Advisors

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Rodica Barbu

Advises: Honors, Theoretical Specialization
Walk-in Hours: TBA
Email: barbu.4@osu.edu
Appointment Hours:

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Caitlin Burden

Advises: Financial Math Specialization
Walk-in Hours: M 1 - 3;  Tu  10 -12
Email: burden.45@osu.edu
Appointment Hours

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Anita Simpson

Advises: Applied, Biology, Education, IMME and Undecided Specializations
Walk-in Hours: W  1 - 3
Email: simpson.837@osu.edu
Appointment Hours

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James Sutherland

Advises: Financial Math Specialization
Walk-in Hours: Th 10 - 12
Email: sutherland.152@osu.edu
Appointment Hours: 

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Athena Yiamouyiannis

Advises: Actuarial Science
Walk-in hours:  F  10 - 12
Email: yiamouyiannis.1@osu.edu
Appointment Hours: 

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Contact Information

217 Mathematics Building - no in person advising at this time
231 W. 18th Avenue
Columbus, Ohio, 43210-1174

Map: Mathematics Building

Preferred mode of contact:

Email: mathadvisors@math.osu.edu (Students should send emails from their Ohio State email account.)

During the COVID-19 emergency, emails are preferred. As the phone is located at the university and we are working remotely, phone calls will not be answered. All calls will go to voicemail. If you do call, please leave a detailed voicemail, including your OSU name.# and a phone number, and we will return your call. Without your phone number we cannot return your call as we do not have caller ID. You will receive a return call from "Unknown" so please pick up. 614-292-6994