Academic Advising Center

Events and Announcements


New to Western as of Fall 2019? Looking for information about registration and academic planning to prepare you for orientation and beyond? Check out Canvas, which can be accessed 2-3 weeks prior to orientation by logging into myWestern or clicking here. All new students have been enrolled in an online Canvas advising course called the Virtual Advisor. This course, which takes about 30 minutes to complete, covers topics such as:

  • graduation requirements
  • an introduction to academic resources
  • major exploration
  • preparing for registration and your first quarter
  • and more!

In this course, you will also receive weekly announcements from Academic Advising throughout the quarter with timely information about important dates and deadlines, events and other opportunities to support your academic success. Your future starts here!





New to Western as of Winter 2020? Click here to make a reservation for your Advising & Orientation program.




Do you need help Choosing a Major? Attend an interactive workshop!
Choosing a Major Workshop
Tuesday, October 15; 3-4:30pm or
Wednesday, November 13; 3-4:30pm
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, October 23; 3-4:30pm or
Thursday, November 14; 3-4:30pm
Haggard Hall 233

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 7, November 12 and November 18; 3-5pm
Miller Hall 16


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