​Undergraduate Advising

Guiding you through your academic journey and beyond!

At the Knauss School of Business, we empower business students to achieve their academic, personal and career ambitions. Our team of dedicated advisors offers personalized support and academic advising services so that you can have a successful and fulfilling experience at USD. 

Schedule an appointment to connect with your current academic advisor:

Merrick Marino

Marcela Martinez-Ledezma  (Graduate Students)

Dara Kalghatgi

Diana Meza-Ehlert

Brandon Norris Forcier

Scott Thomas

Taylor Ulrich



Advising Frequently Asked Questions

Undeclared? No academic advisor?

Don't have a business academic advisor yet? Email sb.advising@sandiego.edu or schedule an appointment with a peer advisor

Undergraduate students sits on steps with business career counselor Meet with a career counselor

Make an appointment to meet with a career counselor during virtual drop-in hours: Monday through Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. 

Female undergraduate business student at the University of San Diego Declare business as your major Register for a virtual Declaration of Major session led by an undergraduate business academic advisor.
  • Who is my academic advisor?
  • I am ready to declare my major in the Knauss School of Business! What are my next steps?
  • When is the right time to declare my major?
  • I would like to study abroad. Can I still graduate on time if I do?
  • What are the requirements to complete my undergraduate business degree?
  • Can I take a course at another school?
  • How do I transfer credit from a class taken off campus?
  • Can I take a course pass/fail?
  • I need help finding a job or internship. Where do I go?
  • What do I need to do to satisfy the Passport requirements?
  • I want to get involved with student organizations. How can I find a club to join?
  • I finished my first 90 units! What are my next steps?
  • How do I check my course progress?