Academic Advising

Undergraduate Business Advising Staff

Our School of Business advising staff is ready to assist you throughout your academic journey at UW Bothell. Meet our staff!

We offer in-person and virtual drop-in advising for quick questions, 30-minute individual appointments for academic planning and personal issues affecting your academic progress, and email advising. 

Find Your Business Advisor

Locate your primary area of study or minor below to find your advisor. Your assigned advisor is also listed in Navigate.

Beth Miguel Alipio

  • Business Administration (undeclared or no declared option or concentration)

Beth is on leave through mid-July. Please contact any of our other advisors until she returns.

Connor McComas

Email Connor or schedule a Navigate appointment with him.

  • Accounting Option
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Self-Study Concentration
  • Supply Chain Management (SCM) Option
  • All Bellevue location students
  • All Minors (Actuarial Science, Business Administration, Economics, Retail Management)


James Kierulff

Email James or schedule a Navigate appointment with him.

  • Finance Concentration
  • Leadership & Strategic Innovation (LSI) Option
  • Management & Information Systems (MIS) Concentration
  • Technology & Innovation Management (TIM) Concentration
  • Retail Management Concentration

Reinhart Earhart

Email Reinhart or schedule a Navigate appointment with him.

  • Management Concentration
  • Marketing Option/Concentration
  • Direct First-Year Admit (DFA) Students

Office Hours

Our Undergraduate Academic Advisors and Student Success Team are located in Room 381 of the Founder's Hall/UW1 Building.

  • Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00p.m.; 12:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday, Closed (remote operations only)
  • Our office is closed for all UW holidays

Individual Advising Appointments

We offer both in person and virtual advising options. We recommend students make an appointment once each quarter to check their progress and discuss their plans. There are three ways to book appointments:

  • Email: Email your assigned advisor through the email addresses listed in the above table. Your advisor will respond in 1-3 working days. Please be sure to include your name and student number with your correspondence.

  • Phone: Call our Business Office at 425-352-5113 to schedule an appointment.
  • Navigate:
    • Log into Navigate.

    • On the student home page, select Schedule an Appointment” to the right of your screen.

    • Next, select “Pick a location for your Appointment” and choose either “Online Video Conference" or "Phone Conference”.  You will receive a confirmation with additional information, and an email reminder 24 hours before your appointment.

Drop-In Advising

Both in-person and virtual drop-in advising is available for quick questions only and limited to 15 minutes.

Drop-In Advising for Current Business Students (majors and minors)


  • Mondays 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
  • Tuesdays 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Thursdays 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. (No drop-in hours for April 20, 2023)


  • Mondays and Thursdays 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
  • Tuesdays 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Join Zoom drop-in advising session for Business students


Drop-In Advising for Current Pre-major Students Interested in Business

Virtual drop-in advising is available for current UW Bothell students who are not yet Business majors/minors.

  • Wednesdays 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Join Zoom drop-in advising session for pre-major students


Drop-In Peer Advising for Current Business and UW Bothell Students 

Peer advisors are Business students with specialized training to help other Business students and UW Bothell students interested in majoring or minoring in Business. Peer advisors can answer questions and discuss topics such as:

  • School of Business policies and process (e.g., how to apply for internships and independent studies)
  • What is the different between an option and concentration?
  • How to register for or drop classes
  • What are the prerequisites and required courses for options, concentrations, and minors?
  • How to declare an option, concentration, and/or minor
  • How to apply to the Business major
  • How to use Navigate to schedule an appointment with an advisor
  • Resources available to Business students (e.g., scholarships)

Peer Advising takes place in the UW1 1st floor Student Success Center. No appointment is necessary. To speak with a Peer Advisor, go to the UW1 1st floor Information Desk and ask to speak with a Business Peer Advisor on any of the following days and times.

  • Mondays 12:30 - 3:00 p.m.
  • Wednesdays 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Thursdays 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.


Transfer students

Transfer students, who have not attended their scheduled Orientation can get more information by emailing the transfer admissions team at

E-mail Advising

You may email questions to your assigned Business advisor. Find your assigned advisor's address in the above table. Please be sure to include your name and student number with your correspondence. Your advisor will respond in 1-3 working days.