Student Success is a priority within the Division of Social Sciences. By providing resources and opportunities in academic advising, career exploration, academic success, leadership development and student engagement the social science faculty and staff place your holistic success at the center of their work. 

All students are assigned a faculty advisor to support them through their major. Additionally, students have access to the social sciences student success coordinator to support their academic success and engagement during their time at SOU.


Lea Griess - All Majors                     

Lea Griess is the Social Sciences Student Success Coordinator. She assists all majors in the division. To learn more about student success and engagement opportunities within the division contact Lea here:,  541-552-6254, Taylor Hall 101.

​Current Students Steps to schedule an appointment with Lea:
1. Download the Navigate app by looking for Navigate Student in the App Store or Google Play
2. Sign-in using your SOU username and password
3. Complete the intake survey, then tap on appointments and follow the on-screen instructions.

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Tanya Blakeley - CCJ Majors 

Tanya Blakeley is the Criminology & Criminal Justice Program Coordinator. She assists all CCJ majors.To make an appointment with Tanya, email her at  


Advisor Assignment and Curriculum Update Links for Faculty Advisors:

Curriculum Update Form - Faculty advisors may use this form to change students' majors, minors, catalog year, concentrations, degree and certificates.

Advisor Assignment Form - Facutly advisors may use this form to assign students to major advisors.