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Gateway Advising and Major Exploration Center

Dockery 203
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4721

Gateway Advising and Major Exploration Center

Welcome to the Gateway Center!

We are committed to providing individualized assistance in a comfortable atmosphere to all students who are exploring their choice of majors.

Click on the links below to learn more about what Gateway can offer you:

Gateway Academic Advising

Career Counseling

Exploring Majors & Careers Academic Course

Career Development Ambassadors (CDA) Mentoring Program

The Gateway Center provides student-focused academic advising for Open Option majors, UCM students who are in the process of exploring their major and minor options.  The emphasis is on assisting still deciding students in carefully selecting classes that progress you toward graduation even though you are still exploring your academic direction. 

In addition to gateway academic advising for Open Option majors, we offer several major and career exploration services to all UCM Students, whether you are Open Option, reconsidering your current major, or seeking further insight into your academic program and corresponding career options. Whether through one-on-one counseling appointments or in class, special emphasis is given to an exploration of self through the use of career assessments, interactive exercises, informational interviews, and online career resources. The focus begins with facilitating the methodical discovery of your academic and professional passions, and continues with the development of a plan to accomplish your goals.

Contact Us:
Gateway Advising and Major Exploration Center

Dockery 203, University of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone:  660-543-4721
Fax:  660-543-8119

Meet the Gateway Center Team:

Ken SchuellerKen Schueller
Director, Career Development Services /Career Counselor

norrisKatherine Norris
Career Counselor

Michelle DahlstromMichelle Dahlstrom
Career Counselor

Gwena BasingerBrooke Herrea

Office Professional

Dana HooverDana Hoover
Career Counselor
Christen WhartonChristen Wharton
Graduate Assistant

Julia GarzaJulia Garza

Kayla KuseAshley Williams
Brittany RalstonCallie Burgess
Savanna WesleyKiley Hudson

Candace AbbeyMadison Hickey

Hunter BerryAllie Ratliff


Ashley Williams