The Advising Center provides academic advising, tutoring and other programs and resources to help students succeed academically at the University.
To make an advising or tutoring appointment:
-stop by the Advising Center in Gershman Hall, suite 207, M-F, 9-5.
Throughout their UArts experience, students will receive guidance from faculty advisors in their programs and by staff advisors in the Advising Center. Academic advisors in the Center help students make a successful transition to college and explore academic options, including major, minors, internships, and study abroad. First-Year students in CAMD meet with an academic advisor before declaring their major. Senior students receive graduation planning advising before the start of, and throughout, their final year before graduation.
CAMD Major Advising and Major Declaration
- All CAMD first year students meet with their academic advisor in the Center to discuss their major choices and the declaration process between Feb 3 and Mar 3.
- Students attend Major Program Orientations on Wed Feb 22 at 10:30-11:30 and 1-2
- Student can declare their major online beginning Feb 22. The deadline for major declaration is Mar 3
Advising Period to Plan Fall'17 and Summer '17 Courses is March 28-April 7
- First semester students in CAMD (those admitted in Spring 17) meet with their academic advisors from the Center and their faculty advisors during in-class sessions. First semester students can schedule follow-up appointments with their academic advisor any time after the in-class session.
- Students in CPA, Liberal Arts, major programs in CAMD, including FY second semester students who have declared their major,meet with their faculty advisors. All students may also meet with an academic advisor at any time during the Advising or Registration period for additional advising.
- Registration for Fall'17 begins Apr 17
Instructions, videos, and troubleshooting guides are available on the Registrar's Academic Advising web page.
Students seeking assistance with the following are encouraged to visit the Advising Center or make an appointment:
- Academic planning and counseling
- Choosing or changing major/minor
- Dropping/adding/withdrawing courses
- Graduation planning and advising
- Scheduling /registering for courses
- Study Abroad
- Transfer credits
- Any academic issues or concerns
The Advising Center also offers specialized services and conducts targeted outreach to students who are academically at-risk or on academic probation. In coordination with International Student Programs, the Center provides comprehensive ESL tutoring and academic support to students for whom English is a second language. Students with documented disabilities or learning differences may also be referred to us for academic support.
Tutoring is available at no charge to all students to supplement their classroom and studio instruction. Tutors can help students to improve their skills in writing, reading, ESL, and other academic and studio areas, including successful classroom strategies and study habits. Students may schedule appointments for advising or tutoring by calling, emailing, or visiting the Center.
ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT PROGRAM
The Academic Achievement Program serves talented student artists, designers and performers at The University of the Arts. Our programs and specialized support services will enhance students' academic and artistic achievement, advance their progress toward degree, and sustain their professional careers. Students admitted to the University of the Arts are invited to participate in the Academic Achievement Program (AAP) if they would benefit from additional assistance in meeting academic or cultural challenges that might otherwise limit their success.