Students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology receive support from faculty, advisors, and program staff as they progress through their studies. In addition to being required to meet with an academic advisor at different points during their educational career, there are also group advising sessions where students can receive important information and connect with other students in the program.

Please see below for how faculty and staff can support your academic progress:

Doug Berninger, MEd

Instructor | Internship Coordinator (Kinesiology Department)
206-296-5463  |  |  Casey 540-03

Professor Berninger can help you with:

  • KINE advising and educational planning
  • Curriculum questions
  • Internship coordination
  • Career exploration and discernment
  • Graduate school discussions

Schedule appointments with Professor Berninger via SPEX Canvas page (available to current SPEX majors)

Lauren Van Fossen, MA

Academic Advisor (Arts and Sciences Advising Center)
206-296-2840 (Advising Center) | | Casey 110

Lauren can help you with:

  • General/KINE advising and educational planning
  • University Core (UCOR) registration
  • Education Abroad
  • Policies and procedures
  • Major/minor exploration

Schedule appointments with Lauren via Starfish or by calling the Advising Center (206-296-2840)

Rebecca Pazdral, MA, DEd

Academic and Pre-Health Advising Supervisor (Science and Engineering Advising Center)
206-296-2500  |  |  ENGR 300

Dr. Pazdral can help you with:

  • Connections with clubs, faculty, research, and clinical opportunities
  • Materials for prerequisite classes, career pathways, and academic plans
  • Contacts for summer programs and national research opportunities
  • Advice about timeline for placement exams and application
  • Support for developing application materials
  • Aid in self-assessment prior to applying
  • Evaluation for medical and dental applicants

Schedule appointments with Dr. Pazdral by calling 206-296-2500