Public Management Advising

Public Management Advising

Public Management Student Service offers advising and student support services to both Graduate and Undergraduate students. The offices are located within the Department of Public Management, Haaren Hall, Room 533 where students can receive graduate, major, and minor advisement and assistance towards their career goals.

Students can receive advising either face to face, by email, by telephone or by Skype.

Undergraduate Advising


Make an
appointment (Undergraduate)

Yvonne Purdie
Undergraduate Advisor
Criminal Justice Management, Public Administration, Fraud Examination and Financial Forensics Majors and the BS/MPA Dual Degree Program
Room 533.44HH
Telephone: 212-237-8554
Yvonne Purdie
Undergraduate & Graduate Advisor, Advanced Certificate in Forensic Accounting
Room 533.44HH
Telephone: 646-237-8554
MPA Advisors


Giselle Blanco 
MPA-PPA Advisor
Room 533.28HH
Telephone: 212-237-8929

Mechelle Grayson
MPA Career Advisor
Room 533.30HH
Telephone: 212-781-5215

Melissa Joseph
MPA-IO Advisor
Room 533.18HH
Telephone: 212-393-6408

Fatima Pujols
Book Distribution and iPAD Loan Program
Room 533.13HH
Telephone: 646-557-4873

MPA Graduate students may also contact the Advising Office at

Advisors are also available to answer student questions related to:

  • Advising Holds
  • Waivers
  • Course Substitutions
  • Career Advising
  • Degree Completion Plans
  • Process or resolving Incomplete grades
  • MPAQE Test Administration
  • Graduate Admissions
  • BS/MPA Advising
  • Book and IPad Loans (MPA Graduate Students Only)


MPA Advising

Hours of Operation:
Monday and Friday: 9:00 am -5:00 pm.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday until 7:00pm when classes are in Session
Saturdays : 10:00 am- 4:00 pm When Classes are in session (Graduate Students Only)

Important Dates:

Spring 2018

January 23, 2018: iPad Book Distribution Center Opens (Online sudents, please contact an MPA advisor regarding books and iPads)
*** Located at Room 523 Haaren Hall ***

January 26, 2018: Last Day to apply for Fall ePermits
January 27, 2018: First Day of Classes
February 2, 2018: Last Day to Add or Swap a Class
Februry 11, 2018: IPad Book Distribution Center Closes (4:00 PM) ( IPads or Books can be picked up or returned by appointment only after September)

For All other Important Dates, please consult the Academic Calendar