Advising Appointments and Expectations

Student Services Center

The Student Services Center office is located in McLane Hall Room 194.

Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Phone: 559-278-5027


Advising Hours

Advising sessions are by appointment only. Limited walk-in appointments are available during specific periods of the week. Contact  our office at 559-278-5027 for more information or to set an appointment.


Advising Expectations and Policy

All admitted undergraduate students are encouraged to visit with an advisor to develop their degree plans and discuss their path to academic success.

Advisors can provide direction with:

  • Academic Planning
  • Course Selection
  • Major & Degree Requirements
  • Adding/Dropping Classes
  • Graduation Checking
  • Registration
  • Campus Resource Referral

Expectations of Students in Preparation for your Advising Appointment

  • Review your Important Information, Holds, and To Do List in your Student Services Center by logging into
  • Review your major degree planning sheet.
  • Review course options, schedules, and pre-requisites.
  • Review your online DPR as it is a useful tool to see grades, GPA and coursework.
  • Bring your list of questions and bring any documents that you want to discuss.
  • Be on time for your appointment. If you cannot keep your appointent, call and cancel.

Policy requirement regarding Academic Holds

Any student with an "Advising or Transfer Hold” on your student portal is required to make an appointment to meet with their major academic advisor prior to registration appointment.