Academic & Career Advising

We support and empower all students to pursue their evolving and well-informed academic and career aspirations.

Office Hours:

Our operating hours are Monday – Friday from 8:30am – 4:30pm PST.

Please note we are closed on all weekends and university observed holidays.

Engineering Advising:

Please visit the School of Engineering advising webpage to learn how to connect with your Advisors.

Support options

Find a stream that works for you and the support you need.

Quick support


Try any question! If the Chatbot is still learning and does not know the answer, it will direct you to our services.

Live chat

Ask any question and you will be answered or triaged.

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15-minute express drop-in advising

Join our drop-in line to talk with an Advisor about a quick question. Examples may include:

  • Declare a major
  • Degree progression letters
  • Explore electives
  • Degree Navigator tutorial
  • Confirming academic dates and deadlines
  • Academic Calendar tutorial

Pre-scheduled appointments

30-minute pre-scheduled appointments

Book an appointment to speak with an Advisor for an in-depth conversation. Examples may include:

  • Choose or change major or program
  • Grad check
  • Review Program Plans and map out your own plan
  • Transfer credits
  • Discuss academic requirements
  • Explain academic policies and procedures
  • Academic difficulty
  • Probation
  • Failed standing
  • Career exploration conversations
  • Second-degree students
  • Academic and career aspiration goal setting

Before you see an advisor

  1. Save time and check the FAQs – you might find what you need there.
  2. Read the information above to determine which type of advising is suited to your inquiry.
  3. Prepare and write down any remaining questions you may have.

Career support

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