skip to content


Welcome to the College of Health Sciences Advising page!  Advising plays a large part of your ability to plan and succeed at TWU.  All of the advisors in the College of Health Sciences are eager to help you with your academic and career goals.  The information provided below will help you get to the people you need, as well as some other important information.  We look forward to hearing from you!

First-Year Students

All first-year students (less than 30 earned credit hours) and all pre-Dental Hygiene majors will be advised by Kim Taylor, College Advisor of Health Sciences.
First-Year and pre-Dental Hygiene advising schedule is as follows:
*October 3rd- 4th & 10th - 14th:  Advising for Athletes, GForce, Honors and Veterans.
*October 17th - Advising is open to all FTIC students and pre-Dental Hygiene students

How to Make an Advising Appointment

Call Kim Taylor at 940-898-3819
Reply to Spring 2017 Advising email

--Include full name, TWU ID#, major, phone number and available dates and times (whether you call or email)
**Keep appointments: students who are more than 10 minutes late for their appointment will need to reschedule.**

Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors

If you are a sophomore, junior, or senior, you need to contact your departmental advisor listed below for instructions on advising, and to make an advising appointment:

Communication Sciences and Disorders

David Infante



Dental Hygiene (accepted into program only)

Ms. Patricia Nunn



Health Studies (online program)

Dr. Roger Shipley



Health Studies (on campus program)

Dr. Roger Shipley 




Janelle Davis



Nutrition and Food Sciences

Sherry Vanatta



**NOTE: Please inform your advisor as soon as possible if you are thinking of changing your major.  You must fill out the proper forms to have your major officially changed in the university system.**

Important Dates

Last day to drop a class without academic penalty:  October 7th
Last day to drop a class or withdraw from the university:  November 4th
Scholarship applications due:  March 15th
Financial aid priority deadline for Summer/Fall :  March 15th
Financial aid priority deadline for Spring : September 1st

Academic Resources

Science Learning Resource Center (ASSC 365) 940-898-2553
Write Site (CFO 129) 940-898-2341
Math & Technology Success Center (MCL 307) 940-898-2169
Disability Support Services (CFO 106) 940-898-3835
Career Connections Center (HDB 200) 940-898-2950
Pioneer Center for Student Excellence (BHL 220) 940-898-3755

page updated 11/28/2016 2:11 PM

Academic / Administrative Complaints & Appeals

Course Rotations

CHS Faculty Receive Annual Awards

Annual awards for scholarship, teaching and service were awarded to several College of Health Sciences faculty. Full story....