The Hub is an advising resource for School of Science students during their time at RPI.

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Location: Jonsson-Rowland Science Center, room 1C12

Hours: Weekdays from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Walk-in's are welcome or

Schedule an Appointment Online


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The Hub is a resource for all advising purposes including:

  • Semester course planning
  • Clear Student Advising Meeting (SAM) holds
  • Major/minor declaration or changes
  • Form approvals
  • Arch planning
  • Academic issues

Advising Staff

The Hub is staffed by experienced advisors who offer academic support for SOS departments and assist students in achieving their academic goals.

Chad Christensen, Manager of Student Services
Chad Christensen has a B.S. in Kinesiology from SUNY Cortland and an M.S. Ed. in College Student Services Administration from the College of Saint Rose. He has been advising students and working in higher education for ten years. He is a life-long resident of the Capital Region and enjoys hiking, fishing and boating with his family.

Meaghan Potter, Sr. Student Services Advisor
“Meaghan has been working in higher education for the last 8 years, with experience in academic skill building, counseling, and disability support. She received her Master’s in Social Work from Catholic University, and lived in Washington, DC for several years before moving back to the Albany area in the fall of 2017. Meaghan enjoys reading, watching hockey (Go Washington Caps!), and trying new restaurants in the Capital Region”

Emma Harmon, Sr. Student Services Advisor
Emma has worked in higher education since 2008, with roles including academic support, academic advising, and residence life. Emma is originally from Bidwell, Ohio, and moved to the Albany region from Indiana in January of 2018. She attended the Ohio State University for her undergraduate degrees in English and Psychology, and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University for her graduate degree in Higher Education Administration. Emma’s hobbies include Dungeons & Dragons, swimming, tabletop & video gaming, and spending time with her partner and two cats.