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Academic Advising

Our advising staff is available to help you with degree completion planning, course scheduling, and resources for success.

Academic Advising

School of Professional & Graduate Studies

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Partners for Success

From start to finish, your graduation team is on your side.

From answering your first question about returning to school to finalizing enrollment in the degree program that will help you reach your professional goals, your enrollment recruiter is your partner every step of the way. And once you’re enrolled, your academic advisor will guide you through degree completion planning and course scheduling and point you toward resources for success.


Sydney Tebo
Academic Advisor
“I am passionate about helping students meet their educational goals, and I know that academic advising is a joint effort shared by advisors and students.  In this partnership, I am looking forward to getting to know your goals and aspirations and to help you develop your own personalized growth plan for your time at Baker.”
Office: Overland Park Campus

Tara Brinkoetter
Director of Enrollment for Online & Graduate Studies & Student Services
“I love that I have the opportunity to assist students through their academic journey because learning has always been one of my passions. I graduated from Baker with my MBA, and it is my mission to ensure that every student I work with has the same exemplary experience I had. Nothing makes me happier than seeing our students achieve their personal, professional, and academic goals.”
Office: Overland Park Campus


Wisdom. Honor. Aspirations.

Sigma Beta Delta is an honor society for students in business, management, and administration degree programs. The Baker chapter membership is exclusive to selected candidates based on specific criteria. An induction ceremony is held in the spring and fall each year.

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  • You are encouraged to be a part of your scheduling process. Academic advisors will create and submit your schedules for you, but we always encourage your feedback on general education electives.
  • Adjusting your schedule is easy. Just email your academic advisor or reach us at Be sure to use your Baker University email account.
  • Adjusting your schedule can affect your graduation date and future schedules. Additionally, this can impact your financial assistance such as financial aid, military benefit, tuition assistance, and scholarships.
  • Please see the section on schedule changes in the catalog for information about how schedule changes may affect your financial aid, military benefits, scholarships, and so on.

Student Portal

What is the student portal?

The student portal is a secure system for accessing your student information. The following information and services are available through the student portal:

    • Grades
    • Student schedule
    • Instructor information
    • External links to frequently used items and sites
    • Course attendance records
    • GPA calculator
    • Making changes to personal information records
    • Access to alerts and appointments
    • Antivirus software for downloading
    • Access to unofficial transcripts
    • Access student portal help and instructions

Course Requirements & Expectations

How will I be advised about coursework?

What kinds of academic resources does Baker offer me as an online student?

What resources are available to help me understand policies and procedures?

What is the student portal?

How do students provide feedback to Baker?

What should I do if I have a concern about my instructor?

Does Baker University provide online accommodations for students with disabilities?