Accepted Students | Graduate Studies

As a college student at St. Scholastica, you get to take the lead in your own education and assume responsibility for your success. Use the links below to help you along the way and remember that your advisors and instructors are here to guide and support you as you proceed through your journey toward a degree.

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Student Resource Links | Academic Advising Roles | Program Advisors

Student Resource Links:

Academic Advising Roles

Your advisor's role is to:

  • Communicate the College's curriculum, requirements, policies, and procedures
  • Encourage and guide students to define and develop realistic educational goals
  • Be available to answer questions
  • Match students' needs with available resources and make referrals
  • Monitor academic progress
  • Partner with students in developing schedules and course plans
  • Assist students with the application to graduate at least 3 terms before graduation
  • Use CSS student email accounts as the official means of communication and information exchange

Your role in the learning process is to:

  • Become knowledgeable about College programs, policies, and procedures
  • Communicate with your advisor to review your academic plan and degree program requirements
  • Contact your advisor as soon as you have questions or concerns
  • Register online for each semester (both term 1 & term 2) via Banner Web during web registration [Failure to register for the entire semester at once may impact financial aid awards and course offerings]
  • Follow through on advisor recommendations and accept ultimate responsibility for course plan decisions
  • Be aware of your rights under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
  • Participate in classes and complete all required coursework. If you are unable to attend a class and/or complete the required coursework, please notify your instructor.
  • Check your CSS email account regularly
  • Respond to requests from CSS staff and faculty in a timely manner (filling out surveys, handing in financial aid paperwork, etc.)
  • Contact Financial Aid at 1-800-447-5444 if you change your credit load or if you take a leave of absence
  • Contact your advisor if you add or drop a class, take a leave of absence, or decide to take classes in another format (in person vs. online) or at another campus location
  • Make sure that you have your textbooks prior to the start of classes
  • Complete the Student Satisfaction Survey at the end of each course. Your feedback helps us to improve our programs.

Program Advisors


Gail Gaetz
Graduate Teaching Licensure Program Coordinator

Gail advises for:

  • Graduate Teaching Licensure (GTL)
Gail Gaetz

St. Cloud

Katie Kustritz
Student Academic Coordinator
Disability Services Liason for St. Cloud

Katie advises for:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Arts in Management (MAM)


Jesse Hinrichs, EdD
Graduate Teaching Licensure Program Coordinator

Jesse advises for:

  • Graduate teaching Licensure (GTL)

Twin Cities

Arnoldo Curiel, MPA
Graduate Teaching Licensure Community Liaison
Asst Professor

Arnoldo advises for:

  • Graduate Teaching Licensure (GTL)


Doreene Langason, MEd
Graduate Teaching Licensure Program Coordinator
Assistant Professor

Doreene advises for:

  • Graduate Teaching Licensure (GTL)


Patricia Angulo, EdD
Assistant Professor/Management Program Coordinator

Patricia advises for:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Arts in Management (MAM)


Laura Munson
Online HIM Graduate Programs Student Advisor

Laura advises for:

  • Graduate Health Information Management (HIM) programs
Laura Munson


Janel Peterson
Online Graduate Program Student Advisor

Janel advises for:

  • M.A. in IT Leadership (ITL)
  • M.S. in Health information Management (HIM)
  • M.S. in HIM and ITL Joint Program
Janel Peterson


Renee Saamanen Online Student Advisor

Renee advises for:

  • Master of Education program (M.Ed.)
  • Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (tDPT)
Renee Saamanen

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