Advising Changes to Affect Many Undergraduates

UA News Services
Aug. 5, 2003

Many undergraduates at the University of Arizona this fall may find that their advisers have changed, as well as where advisers can be found. The UA Academic Advising Task Force recently recommended that advising be administered through a student's faculty and college.

Students' files have all been transferred to their new academic advising center, depending on which college the students are enrolled, including any notes and adjustments previously made in files.

Each college's advising center should be adequately staffed and students should be able to meet with an adviser as needed.

Those colleges affected include:

College of Humanities

  • Classics

  • Creative Writing
  • East Asian Studies
  • English
  • French
  • German Studies
  • Italian
  • Religious Studies
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Advising Location:

Humanities Academic Advising Center
Modern Languages, Room 345
Phone: 520-621-1048
Hours of Operation:
M-F 8 a.m. -- 5 p.m. for appointments
M-F 8:30 a.m. -- 11:30a.m. and 1:30-4:30 p.m. for quick questions, and phone calls, etc.

College of Science

  • Astronomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • General Biology
  • Geosciences
  • Mathematics
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • Physics
  • Speech and Hearing Sciences

Advising Location:
Gould-Simpson, Room 934
Phone: 520-621-8128
Hours of Operation:
M-F 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • Anthropology
  • Communication
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Journalism
  • Judaic Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Mexican American Studies
  • Near Eastern Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Regional Development
  • Sociology
  • Women's Studies

Advising Location:
Douglass, Room 101
Phone: 520-626-0606
Web site:
Hours of Operation:
M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

University School for Transitional, Interdisciplinary and Exploratory Students

  • Undecided
  • Interdisciplinary Studies

Advising Location:
Integrated Learning Center (ILC), Room 103
Phone: 520-621-7763
Hours of Operation:
M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Why did my general education adviser and location change?
The Academic Advising Task Force recommended that advising be administered through the student's faculty and college.

How will my new adviser know what an adviser previously told me or adjusted on my SAPR? All student files have been transferred to your new academic advising center. All notes and adjustments are in these files.

Will I still be able to see someone on a timely basis?
Each College's Advising Center will be adequately staffed and you should be able to meet with an adviser as needed.


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