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Want to learn more about the professional writing major?

Dr. Jon Ritz, the academic and professional advisor for the Professional Writing program, is also an assistant professor in WRAC. He’s happy to meet with anyone interested in learning more about our program.

If you have a specific question, feel free to contact him at

To meet in person, please schedule an appointment here:

1. Go to https://msu.campus.eab.com and log in with your MSU NetID and password.

2. Click “Get Advising” in the upper right corner of the Student Success Dashboard home page.

3. Follow the steps for creating an appointment.


Director: Casey McArdle

To meet with Professor McArdle, email him directly (cmcardle@msu.edu) or email Regina Boone (boonereg@msu.edu) to schedule an appointment.

Program office: 235 Bessey
Office phone: 517-355-2400
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