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Advisement and Planning

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Get course advice and assistance planning your education with D’Youville’s Academic Advisement and Planning service

Every student at D’Youville is assigned an academic advisor, a faculty mentor within their program, and a career coach. These mentors make up a student success team and are always ready to answer questions, meet with students, and provide advice. As a service within the Student Success Center, Academic Advisement and Planning is dedicated to ensuring students receive answers to their questions and advising to meet their needs.

Visit Advisement and Planning to:
  • Get advice on studying, time management, and selecting courses,
  • Find answers about program requirements and how to get involved beyond the classroom,
  • Learn more about the tools and skills development that D'Youville provides to ensure you are fully prepared for you career when you graduate.

Student Success Center

Advisement and Planning is part of the Student Success Center. Visit us and other student resources on the first floor of the Bauer Family Academic Center (BFAC).


Stephanie Atti

Stephane Atti
Stephanie Atti
Associate Director of Academic Advisement & Planning

Stephanie has worked at D’Youville for over 16 years in the areas of financial aid and academic advisement.  She graduated from Niagara University with a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science and has a Master of Science in International Business from D’Youville.  She is currently in her third year of the Educational Leadership Program at the college.

Farhad Mustafa

Farhad Mustafa
Farhad Mustafa
Academic Advisor
Patricia H. Garman School of Nursing 
School of Pharmacy BSPS

Farhad graduated from Buffalo State College with his Bachelors of Arts degree in History (with a minor in Coaching) and a Masters in Higher Education Administration.  His previous experience includes spending three years in AmeriCorps as well as advising students who were an Upward Bound Program.

Farhad’s role in the Student Success Center is advising all incoming freshman in the Patricia H. Garman School of Nursing as well as students in the Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Studies Program.

Shevonne Sikes-Ramadan

Shevonne Sikes-Ramadan
Shevonne Sikes-Ramadan
Academic Advisor
School of Health Professions 
School of Arts, Sciences & Education

Shevonne graduated with her associate's degree in Business from Niagara County Community College.  Upon graduation from NCCC she attended Buffalo State College where she received her bachelor degree in Individualized Studies and her masters in Higher Educational Administration. Her previous experience includes providing academic advisement to EOP students.

Shevonne’s role in the Student Success Center is advising all incoming first year students entering the Schools of Health Professions and Arts, Sciences and Education.