Bachelor of Arts in Urban Planning


Students majoring and minoring in Urban Planning are advised by the following:

Alice E. Novak, Assistant Head, Academic Programs; BAUP Program Director

Alice Novak is available to discuss with you the general program, curriculum advising, admissions and enrollment, internships, and appeals. She can offer recommendations to the College of Fine & Applied Arts Office of Undergraduate Acadmic Affairs and study abroad program opportunities. Professor Novak reviews applications for Inter- and Intra-College transfers for the BAUP program and for the Minor in Urban Planning. She also helps with a variety of course and curriculum issues, including course substitutions, late drop of courses, and more.

Office: 111D Temple Buell Hall
Office Hours: Open office hours; appointments preferred. Please contact via e-mail.
Voice: 217-244-5402


Jane Terry, Student Services Manager

Jane Terry can provide guidance on administrative procedures at the Departmental, College, and University levels.

Office: 111 Temple Buell Hall
Office Hours: Monday through Friday, M-Th 12:30-5pm, Friday 12:30-2:15pm
Voice: 217-333-3890


College of Fine and Applied Arts, Office for Undergraduate Academic Affairs

The FAA Office for Undergraduate Academic Affairs can assist with questions about records, degree certification, awards and honors, transfer courses, and student petitions. Students may meet with the office staff on a walk-in basis or may schedule an appointment by calling the Office Support Specialist at 217-333-6061.

Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30 AM - noon and 1:00-5:00 PM OR e-mail us at

Marian Stone, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Academic Affairs,

Teresa Henderson, Academic Records Officer,
Michele Plante, Career Services Coordinator,

Office: 110 Architecture Building
Voice: 217-333-6061

Web Resources

The following sites provide additional advising information and support: