Mandatory Freshman Advising has begun! Attend any advising event or meet with an Academic Advising Mentor during walk-in hours to remove your registration hold.
Make sure to keep these pointers in mind while writing an email to your advisor.


The School of Natural Sciences' advising staff is dedicated to creating an atmosphere that promotes success. We are committed to quality academic advising in an environment that is welcoming, inclusive and supportive. Our programs and services are designed to help students develop decision making skills that will empower them to take full advantage of their educational experience.




  1. Promote appropriate progress to degree for native and transfer students   
  2. Provide students with advising resources and materials that are accurate, current, and understandable, using delivery formats that respond to student needs
  3. Provide interactive advising in formats that meet student preferences and needs in timely and effective ways     
  4. Provide advising that is tailored to the distinctive needs of specific student populations, and reflects the unique environment of a research university 
  5. Facilitate student learning and self-advocacy in relation to reaching academic goals and career plans  
  6. Support implementation of faculty approved curriculum changes for courses and academic programs