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!

Academic Advising is open during Winter Break!
Call or stop by to schedule an appointment. We offer phone and Skype appointments.

Winter 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).

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

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 12.06.2016