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Athletic Academic Advising

About Our Mission

Athletic Academic Advising (AAA) helps student athletes maximize their academic potential by mastering in a sport and earning a college degree. The staff provides time management training, tutoring, registration assistance and other academic support services. The department also coordinates the National Collegiate Athletic Association's (NCAA) life-skills program for student athletes. Explore AAA's services.

Program Goals

  • To facilitate the students' successful completion of their chosen degrees
  • To encourage the students' career and personal development
  • To maintain the academic integrity of the university
  • To comply with the rules and regulations of DePaul University, the BIG EAST Conference and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • To assist students in maintaining eligibility throughout their time at DePaul
Read the Winter 2020 issue of The Blue Ribbon, our newsletter highlighting the academic achievements of student-athletes.


Lincoln Park Campus
2323 N. Sheffield ave.
Athletic Center, Suite 410

Phone: (773) 325-7550
Fax: (773) 325-7551



Ben Gutman, MA, MBA
Ben Gutman, MA, MBA
Kate O'Brien, PhD
Kate O'Brien, PhD
Terri Sullivan
Terri Sullivan

Emmy Sehmann
Graduate Assistant Academic Advisor
Email: esehmann@depaul.edu

India Steward
Graduate Assistant Academic Advisor
Email: isteward@depaul.edu

Kate Clawson
Graduate Assistant Academic Advisor
Email: kclawson@depaul.edu

Marcie Bisesi
Graduate Assistant Academic Advisor
Email: mbisesi@depaul.edu