Education and Human Services Advising Office

Education and Human Services Advising Office

Center Overview

The Advising Office (Education Student Services Center) mission is to provide accurate, timely & helpful academic & professional guidance and support to future, current and past Education and Human Services students. The ESSC is located in Julka Hall 170.

Academic Advising:

The Education advisors are available to help students via phone, Zoom, or in-person appointments. Please call 216-687-4625 to schedule an appointment or schedule online through Starfish. Graduate students, please check your CSU email to find contact information for your faculty advisor. Email general questions to

Fingerprinting Services:

Fingerprinting Services are available Monday- Friday in the ESSC.  Please note the process and availability of these services has changed and appropriate measures have been taken to accommodate COVID 19 health concerns. Visit our background check page for more information.

Field Placements:

More information about field placements can be found at the  Office of Field Services page.  


Looking for additional money to cover tuition costs? Check out our Scholarship page! 

Important Dates

Practicum & Student Teaching Application Deadlines

  • Jan 15-Feb 15 – Summer & Fall Placements
  • Aug 15-Sept 15 – Spring Placements

Graduation Application Deadlines

  • April  1 – Summer Graduation
  • May   1  – Fall Graduation
  • Nov  15 – Spring Graduation

Comprehensive Examinations (2023-2024)

  • Fall Semester-October 21, 2023
  • Spring Semester-March 23, 2024
  • Summer Semester-June 22, 2024

Comprehensive Examinations (2024-2025)

  • Fall Semester-October 12, 2024
  • Spring Semester-March 22, 2025
  • Summer Semester- June 14, 2025

To make an advising appointment call the ESSC at 216-687-4625.
Current students can schedule an appointment online by logging into Campus and clicking the blue star on the student tab to schedule through Starfish.