Welcome to BSS Advising

We are happy to answer any questions you may have regarding your BSS education. In order for us to better assist you, please direct your questions to the correct party as listed below:

For Matters Related to Your Major or Specific Course of Studies

Your PRIM faculty advisor is ready to help! Their email link can be found at the top of DegreeWorks accessed through MyHilltop. Click here to see the video with Advising tips from a Faculty member.

Get advice from a BSS student about how to make the most of your advising relationship from your second year to graduation in this Behavioral and Social Sciences student video.

Click here for the Course Bulletins. 

Well-informed Hilltoppers make for well-educated and empowered Hilltoppers! The task center will take you to the places you may complete various advising-related procedures and find personal advising-related information. Access the task center by clicking here.

Let a BSS Graduate Assistant share about how to best utilize your faculty advisor relationship by viewing our Grad Assistant’s video.

See more on why Behavioral and Social Sciences advising is special in our Advising Specialist’s video.

For General BSS Questions

 Lindsey Taucher advises Behavioral Neuroscience (NEUR), Criminal Justice (CRIJ), Criminology (CRIM), Psychology (PSYC), Social Work (SOCW), Sociology (SOCI) majors and minors; her hours are 7:30am to 2:30 pm with email advising in the evenings. 

  Sarah Burkhart advises Environmental Science (ENSP), Global Studies (GLST), History (HIST), Political Science (POLS) majors and minors. Sarah also advises probationary students, BSS International Students, and Washington Center applicants; her hours are 9:30am - 5:30pm

Make an appointment with a BSS advisor:

  • Schedule appointments with our Dean's suite staff in person DOYX 226 or call (512) 448-8550
  • Lindsey Taucher, DOYX 222, (512) 428-1265, email: lindseyt [at] stedwards.edu
  • Sarah Burkhart DOYX 229, (512) 448-8577, email: sarahb [at] stedwards.edu

Be sure to include what type of student you are: transfer, continuing, etc., your name, SEU id#, reason for appointment and phone # where we can reach you if needed.

In the interim, find advising forms online. 

For All Other Questions 

Please contact the Office of the Registrar at 512-448-8747 or use the various links under Academic Information in MyHilltop.