Welcome to the Academic Advising Center. You have made an important first step in your academic career at Western by visiting us. We encourage students to meet with an academic advisor at least once a year to ensure good progress towards academic goals and to stay current on policies and opportunities. Professional Advisors and Peer Advisors in the Academic Advising Center can help students with a wide range of topics, including: course selection and registration, GUR progress, choosing a major/minor, and understanding Western's academic policies.



Current Events and Announcements

Academic Advising is here to help you-please come see us!


  • Professional Advisors
    By appointment (call or stop by the office to schedule)
    Walk-in appointments are available Monday-Friday 11am-2pm on a first come-first serve basis, during fall, winter and spring quarters. Walk-in appointments are 15 minutes.

  • Peer Advisors
    Drop-in appointments
    Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

  • Do you need help Choosing a Major?
    Attend an interactive workshop!
    Choosing a Major Workshop
    Tuesday, October 16; 3-4:30pm or
    Wednesday, November 14; 3:30-5pm
    Haggard Hall 101

    This workshop includes:
    -Interactive assessments
    -An opportunity to meet with advisors and peers
    -Explore interests and career connections

  • Do you know how to Declare your Major?
    Attend a Drop-In Lab!
    Declaring a Major Drop-In Lab
    Thursday, October 25; 3-4:30pm or
    Thursday, November 15; 4-pm
    Haggard Hall 101

    This drop-in lab includes:
    -Information about the major application process
    -Hands on help from advisors
    -Connecting with department resources

  • Winter quarter registration help is here!
    Drop-in Advising Lab
    November 8th, 13th and 19th
    3-5pm
    Miller Hall 16


Academic Tools & Resources

Registrar's Important Dates

Math Placement Assessment (MPA)

2018-19 Core Math Flowchart

Math as Prerequisite to Science

Western's Majors and Minors (Programs of Study)

Pre-Professional Pathways

GPA Calculator

Online Advising Videos

General Univ. Req. (GUR)

GUR Checklist

Viking Advisor:
Registration & Planning Guide


Transfer Course Equivalency Guide

University Catalog

Upper Division Courses with Easier Access

Update your Academic Interest


Page Updated 10.15.2018