Undergraduate Advising

Nadia Barksdale is the WGSS academic advisor for Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies majors and minors. The WGSS advisor is also the transfer credit coordinator for the WGSS Department. Nadia can assist with all advising-related tasks, including the major or minor declaration process, General Education requirements, special academic and career opportunities, graduation requirements including application for graduation, college policies and procedures, selecting WGSS courses to finish your major and minor, and make referrals to other professionals on campus. All majors and minors are required to meet with Nadia to establish an initial major or minor program. Any program changes must be reviewed and approved before applying for graduation.


To schedule an appointment: 

Visit 100 Denney Hall 

Call (614) 292-6961

Book an appointment through OnCourse (view a tutorial)


Reasons to schedule an advising appointment:

  • To learn more about the WGSS undergraduate program
  • To declare a WGSS major or minor
  • To plan your courses for the upcoming semester(s)
  • To obtain credit for an internship
  • To obtain credit for a study abroad program
  • To petition for a change in the WGSS minor or major curriculum
  • To obtain transfer credit for a WGSS course from another university
  • To learn about and plan for GE requirements 
  • To gain assistance with college policies and procedures
  • To file for graduation 

Nadia's office is located at 337A University Hall.
For additional information, visit the Arts and Sciences Advising website

WGSS Faculty Contact

The Undergraduate Studies Chair, Dr. Treva Lindsey, is available to WGSS majors and minors as a faculty contact. Please feel free to reach out to Dr. Lindsey with questions on undergraduate research, applying to graduate school, or career advice. To schedule a meeting with Dr. Lindsey, email wgssadvising@osu.edu