Office of Student Services

Welcome to the Office of Student Services

Located in Clark Hall Room 112, the Office of Student Services strives to inspire, challenge and empower students to achieve academic and personal success. This commitment is demonstrated by providing direct services to students through 

  • Proactive academic advising and programmatic support.
  • Innovative student-centered programming.
  • Facilitating partnerships within the University and greater community.
  • Continually expanding our knowledge base and expertise.

Support Services

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Academic Advising

  • All Marquette University College of Nursing students are assigned to a Student Success Advisor. Advisor offices are located in the Office of Student Services in Clark Hall 112 for Milwaukee-based students.
  • Academic Advising Guidelines
  • Undergraduate Advising
    • All undergraduate students are advised by a professional Undergraduate Student Success Advisor.
    • Undergraduate students are required to meet with their advisor at least one time per semester. Advising may take place one-on-one or in a small group setting. Students should familiarize themselves with the advising timeline
  • Graduate Advising
    • All Direct Entry Master's students are advised by a professional Advisor. Milwaukee Direct Entry MSN students are advised by the Graduate Student Success Advisor on Milwaukee’s Campus in Clark Hall. Pleasant Prairie Direct Entry MSN students are advised by the Academic Advisor in the academic building in Pleasant Prairie.
    • All traditional MSN, DNP, PhD, and NAEP students are advised by their Program Director and receive additional support from the Graduate Student Success Advisor.
  • Academic Forms

Course Registration

Our staff is here to help you if you need assistance registering for a Nursing (NURS) or Health (HEAL) course. 

Undergraduate students contact Marie Whaley at or 414-288-3809.

Graduate students contact Karen Nest at or 414-288-3810.

Registration information and instructional videos can be found on the Marquette Central website.

Clinical Placements and Health Requirements

Our Clinical Placement Coordinator secures clinical sites and assignments for all undergraduate and graduate students.

Contact Kim Wood at or 414-288-2054 for clinical questions. 

All students are required to upload health information to Required immunizations and documentation can be found via the undergraduate student handbook and graduate student handbook. Contact Castlebranch at 1-888-723-4263 for assistance uploading documentation. 

MU CON Professional Development Programming

The MU CON Office of Student Services hosts professional and career development programming for nursing students throughout each fall and spring semester. Program information is shared directly with students via their MU email address.

 CPR and Uniforms

 The Office of Student Services organizes on-campus CPR classes each year. Students will be notified of dates, times and instructions for registration via e-mail. 

Students will have the opportunity to try on uniforms before purchasing. Students will be notified of dates and times to try on uniforms via e-mail. 

Students should refer to their student handbook for CPR and uniform policies.


Get to know your Office of Student Services and Project BEYOND-2 staff!

Student Services

Christine Glynn

Christine Glynn, MBA
Clinical Placement Coordinator
(414) 288-7575

Emily Miner

Emily Miner, M.A. 
Student Success Advisor 
(414) 288-0652

Karen Nest

Karen Nest, B.S.
Graduate Program Coordinator
(414) 288-3810

Taylor Pamperin

Taylor Rose Pamperin, M.Ed.
Graduate Student Success Advisor
(414) 288-5632

 Marie Whaley Prather

Marie Whaley Prather, B.A.
Student Success Advisor and Records Coordinator
(414) 288-3809

Julie Radford

Julie Radford, M.A.
Student Success Advising Specialist
(414) 288-7549

Graham Rivard Portrait

Graham Rivard, B.A.
Student Success Advisor and Records Coordinator

Kimberly Wood

Kimberly Wood, B.S.
Clinical Placement Coordinator 
(414) 288-2054


Project Beyond-2

Juanita (Terrie) Garcia

Juanita (Terrie) Garcia, Ph.D., RN
Director, Inclusive Excellence & Student Success Initiatives
Director, Project BEYOND-2 
(414) 288-3822

Carmella Castro

Carmella Castro, B.S.N., RN
Mentor/Advisor Specialist, Project BEYOND-2
(414) 288-1431

Tana Karenke

Tana Karenke, Ph.D, RN
Mentor/Advisor Specialist, Project BEYOND-2
(414) 288-6080

Rachel Rapala

Rachel Rapala, B.S.N., RN
Nurse tutor Specialist, Project BEYOND-2

Fanetra Soles, mentor and advisor to PB2

Fanetra Soles, B.S.N., RN
Mentor/Advisor Specialist, Project BEYOND-2
(414) 288-3628

Christel Tud

Christel Tud, B.S.N., RN
Mentor/Advisor Specialist, Project BEYOND-2
(414) 288-5206

Alex Zielinski

Alexandria Zielinski, M.S.N., RN
Mentor/Advisor Specialist, Project BEYOND-2
(414) 288-5648



Pleasant Prairie DE MSN Student Services

brenda kutzke

Dr. Brenda Kutzke
Clinical Placement and Academic Operations
(262) 510-2157

anna van haandel

Anna Van Haandel
Academic Advisor - Direct Entry MSN Pleasant Prairie
(262) 565-6407