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Tracey Hammell

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Student services adviser

360 Education Sciences Building
For appointments, call 612-625-3339 or schedule online.

About me

Greetings! I am an academic adviser in CEHD, and I have worked in student services for over fifteen years. My personal philosophy is to never stop learning and creating new experiences. I seek to gain understanding and advocate for equity from everything including the classroom experiences to university policy. I have had the opportunity to live my philosophy while working in a variety of different academic settings with students from Minnesota and around the world.

As an adviser, I have also found that I enjoy really getting to know my students. It is always exciting to connect on common experiences and dialogue about difference. I am always learning and growing right along with my students. I take the time to get to know my students and work with them from where they are in their college career. I see myself as a sounding board where I ask questions to clarify and explore goals, discuss options, and help with action plans, while being mindful of the entire college experience each student has while attending the University of Minnesota.

I look forward to assisting you throughout your academic career. Please call CEHD Student Services at 612-625-3339 to schedule an individual appointment with me.

We are committed to providing a comfortable, inclusive, and respectful environment for all members of our communities. If there is information you feel would be helpful for us to know, including disability or other accommodation needs, I invite you to share it with me directly or let the front desk know when you schedule an appointment.

Drop-in advising

Tuesdays, 9:00-10:00 a.m., Wednesdays, 1:00-2:00 p.m., Thursdays, 3:00-4:00 p.m.

Note: At times during the semester these hours do fluctuate. It is always best to call ahead to ensure the drop-in hours are still available.

Drop-in hours will be different for every adviser.

Drop-in advising is usually limited to a 10 to 15 minute session. Students needing more time should schedule a 30 minute appointment by calling Student Services at 612-625-3339.

Example of issues for drop-in advising

  • Review of classes and class schedule
  • APAS review and updates
  • Petition discussions
  • Signatures for academic forms
  • Short Q&A
  • General discussion
  • Non-academic topics (such as time management, connecting on campus, etc.)

Professional development

Select highlights and interests

Equity and diversity related development

  • University of Minnesota Equity and Diversity Certificate
  • AAN Diversity and Inclusion Program Certificate
  • Dismantling Racism and White Privilege in Student Affairs: From Recruitment to Graduation
  • Facilitate workshops around microaggressions

Working with student athletes

Transfer student-related development

  • Actively work to enhance the CEHD transfer experience