Office location:

Chilton Hall, Room 385

Office hours:

8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Monday through Friday

Current Students


Future students: please give us a call



Undergraduate Advising


The CMHT Advising office will continue to primarily offer virtual appointments via Zoom.

Continuing students should schedule appointments with their assigned advisor at

  • After scheduled, you will receive a confirmation email with important information for your appointment, including the link to access the Zoom meeting at your scheduled time.
  • If you are unable to meet virtually, you can email your advisor directly to request a phone appointment. Please be aware that phone appointments are not appropriate if you are changing your major, or if you have several questions and need a more in-depth discussion with your advisor.

Virtual Drop-In Advising is available on the following days from 9 am-12 pm and 1 pm-4 pm:

  • Thursday, March 25
  • Thursday, April 1
  • Thursday, April 8
  • Thursday, April 15

Use this Zoom link to access virtual drop-in advising:

In-person appointments will be offered on a limited basis. If you would like to have an in-person appointment on campus, you will need to call our office at 940-565-4635 during normal business hours to hear about your advisor’s availability and learn about the specific requirements for the appointment. All in-person appointments will be in a socially-distanced setting and all attendees will be required to wear a mask.

If you have specific questions or concerns, you may also email your advisor directly:
- Merchandising (A-L) and Digital Retailing (M-Z)
- Merchandising (M-Z) and Consumer Experience Management (A-L)
- Hospitality Management (A-L), Digital Retailing (A-L) and Retail (All)
- Hospitality Management (M-Z) and Consumer Experience Management (M-Z)
- Home Furnishings Merchandising (All)

We look forward to continue serving you!
- CMHT Advising Office

Undergraduate Advising Team

Kelly Spry, M.Ed., LPC

Director of Advising


Jon Bartlett, M.Ed.

Academic Counselor


Amanda Johnson

Academic Advisor


Syleria Skinner

Office Support Associate


Jaymi Wenzel

Academic Advisor


Frequently Asked Questions

These degree requirement sheets reflect the most current catalog year. Please see your advisor to obtain a degree requirement sheet for your specific catalog year.

We are located in Chilton Hall, Room 385.

Yes, you must schedule an appointment whenever you want to meet with your advisor. You can either call the CMHT advising office at 940-565-4635, or visit to schedule an advising appointment. You may schedule up to two weeks in advance. Your advisor's availability will vary and becomes particularly erratic around peak registration times.

Dr. Lisa Kennon is our Graduate Coordinator for Hospitality and Tourism Management. You can set up a meeting with Dr. Kennon by calling or emailing her directly: 940.565.4257

Dr. Sanjukta Pookulangara is our Graduate Coordinator for Merchandising and Digital Retailing. You can set up a meeting with Dr. Pookulangara by calling or emailing her directly: 940.565.2439

If you have a general question about academics, scheduling, equivalencies, or need to be connected with campus resources, you can email your advisor. For more specific questions, your advisor may ask that you schedule an appointment to have your concern adequately addressed.


All students applying for graduation are asked to take a survey relating to their experiences in the College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism