About Us

The Office of Academic Affairs, located in the lower level of SSS (1 Prospect Street), directs a variety of Yale College programs, including:

  • College advising (for first-year students and sophomores)
  • Eli Whitney Students Program
  • Transfer Student Program

The office also provides a variety of undergraduate support services and works closely with Student Affairs, the residential college deans, the directors of undergraduate studies and other faculty members, as well as resource offices across campus. 

Please contact Dean Risa Sodi for information about academic advising or this website, at risa.sodi@yale.edu or 203-432-8427.

Office of Academic Affairs Staff

  • Ryan Brasseaux, Associate Director of Advising
  • Karin Gosselink, Assistant Dean; Director for Educational Opportunity (joint Yale College Dean’s Office and Poorvu Center)
  • George Levesque, Dean of Academic Affairs; Senior Associate Dean
  • Clare Schlegel, Senior Administrative Assistant
  • Joel Silverman, Director, Academic & Educational Affairs
  • Risa Sodi, Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs; Director of Advising and Special Programs
  • Jennifer Stewart, Senior Administrative Assistant