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Undergraduate / Graduate Advising


Please see the Directory below to contact an Advisor. Be sure to include your name and Panther ID in the subject line (Roary MacDonald, PID 1234567). In your email, include three dates and times you are available to meet with your advisor and a short comment as to what the appointment is regarding.


Virtual advising is available via Zoom upon request


Cory Fairfield
Academic Advisor

Cory Fairfield began his career with the College of Communication, Architecture + the Arts in November of 2017 and originally started working for FIU at Onestop Enrollment Services. Cory currently advises students for Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Landscape Architecture Programs. He completed both his Undergraduate and Graduate degrees here at Florida International University and is currently working towards an Ed.D in Adult Education and Human Resource Development. Cory received a B.S. with Honors in Recreation and Sports Management and an M.A. in Disaster Management.

Cory Fairfield will see students with last names beginning with L – Z

Michelle Fields
Academic Advisor

Michelle Fields comes to CARTA with over 6 years of advising experience. She started advising at Miami Dade College – Kendall Campus. She then transitioned to FIU’s department of Politics and International Relations and quickly became the lead advisor of the department. She has two bachelor degrees from FIU: one in Art, with a minor in Art History, and one in Religious Studies. Once she finished her undergraduate degrees, Michelle decided that higher education was her true calling and enrolled in the Master of Science program in Higher Education Administration, which she earned in 2013 from FIU.  Michelle now serves as an academic advisor for Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Landscape Architecture.

Michelle Fields will see students with last names beginning with A – K