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About Academic Advising

Don'T Just Wing It

Advising will help you rise to the challenge.

It's important to tell you who we are, what we do but mostly how it helps you. Our team is dedicated to keeping you on course. And that includes grades. A Phoenix never goes it alone—we don't believe in "sink or swim." Just rising.


Professional Advisors

Meet your academic advisor. OK, we can't tell you exactly who this person is, but here's what they'll do—address all your questions from day one, from choosing a major to that magic day when you cross the stage as a newly-minted graduate. They're with you every step of the way.

Meet Our Advisors

How an Academic Advisor Helps You

  • Answer questions on courses
  • Improve study skills
  • Keep you on track to graduate
  • Major/minor exploration
  • Class substitutions
  • Help navigate forms
  • Class scheduling
  • Assistance with SIS
  • Academic wellness
  • General problem solving

Faculty Mentors

Congratulations, future shaker and mover! You've chosen Environmental Science, or Democracy and Justice Studies, or any other cool major to wrap your future around. Along with a major you'll also be guided by faculty advisors and researchers who have been down the same path you've chosen. That choice worked out pretty well for them. So take their advice!

Meet Your Mentor

How Your Faculty Mentor Helps You

  • Planning for program requirements
  • Guidance on class substitutions
  • Career questions
  • Specific questions on programs
  • Course planning
  • Internships
  • Independent study assistance