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Graduate Advising

Are you interested in earning a graduate degree from the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning or do you need help understanding course requirements? You’ve come to the right place. Schedule an appointment with graduate advising, or email

Why schedule an appointment?

Here are some common reasons for scheduling a graduate advising appointment:

  • Applying for a graduate program
  • Questions about SGSUP, Graduate College, or ASU policy
  • Help with understanding degree requirements
  • Plan of Study Review
  • Teaching assistantships and other funding questions

Also remember that the Graduate Programs Handbook answers many questions.

Where are the graduate advisors?

Location: Coor Hall, 975 S. Myrtle Ave, Fifth Floor MAP

When you arrive for your advising appointment, please sign in at the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning front desk. Your advisor will come greet you at the appointment start time.

Meet the advisors

Christopher Clanahan provides academic advising to graduate students in all SGSUP degree and certificate programs. This includes, but is not limited to plan of study, funding questions, degree requirements, milestones and defenses, and ASU, Graduate College, and SGSUP policies and procedures. Christopher also advises MUEP students on topics related to the planning profession and developing a career in the field. This includes topics such as choosing electives and area of focus, applied experiences, professional development, AICP certification, and connecting with the professional planning community.

Zee Wilson advises prospective and newly admitted students through the application and admission process for all programs in the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning.

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Christopher Clanahan

Zee Wilson

Zee Wilson

 Schedule an appointment online

Christopher Clanahan (MUEP program and professional advising)

Zee Wilson (prospective students, all programs)

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For all other inquiries, or if you're unsure who to contact, email