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
Wednesday, October 25; 3-4:30pm or
Wednesday, November 15; 3:30-5pm
Haggard Hall 233

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
Wednesday, November 1; 3-4:30pm or
Thursday, November 16; 4-pm
Haggard Hall 233

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

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Academic Tools & Resources

Registrar's Important Dates

Math Placement Assessment (MPA)

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 10.03.2017