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

Spring quarter is just around the corner and now is a great time to seek advising for course planning. It is recommended that students register for 14-16 credits each quarter (exceptions do apply).

Become an Academic Student Advisor (ASA)! EXTENDED DEADLINE!!
Lead new students & families in their transition into Western, while working in a fun, fast-paced and collaborative environment with a dynamic team. Learn more about the position here. Apply to be an ASA here. Now accepting applications until March 3rd, 2017 or position is filled.

Thinking about going to law school?
The Harold and Lyla Lant Scholarship application is available to students who are pursuing a career as a lawyer. A $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to the most qualified student. For more information and an application, click here.
Application deadline is February 17, 2017.

Do you need help with spring quarter registration?
Come to a Drop-in Advising Lab:

February 22 & 28; 3-5pm
Miller Hall 16
View the flyer HERE

Academic Tools & Resources

Registrar's Important Dates

Math Placement Test

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 02.14.2017