Welcome to the Office of Undergraduate Advising & Student Services
Location: Bowman Hall 105
Office Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday-Friday
Advisors not available: 12 - 1 p.m.
Our goal is to promote student success by creating an on-going partnership between students and advisors. Academic advisors provide knowledge regarding degree requirements, campus resources to assist students in understanding the value of a liberal arts education.
Kent State University undergraduate students are required to meet with their academic advisor in the college once per semester. In the College of Arts and Sciences, all students are advised by professional and faculty advisors. Professional academic advising office is located in 105 Bowman Hall or 120 Wright Hall for students participating in the Learning Community. Faculty advisors are housed within each individual academic department.
Meeting with your academic advisor will ensure that you…
- Stay on track academically (help you review and update your GPS plan)
- Discuss your ideas for future coursework
- Remove your registration pin allowing you to enroll in upcoming semester courses
Scheduled appointments for fall 2019 will be available through Tuesday, November 26. December 2-December 20 and January 2-January 17, advisors will be available on a drop-in basis Monday-Friday from 9:00 am to 11:30 am and 1:15 pm to 4:15 pm. Drop-in advising is first come, first served and students will be seen by the first available advisor.
Prospective Transfer Students
Are you trying to decide where or when to apply to Kent State and pursue a major in the College of Arts and Sciences? We can help you to discover the College of Arts and Sciences degree programs, and develop plan for your transfer path to Kent State University. Prospective transfer students may email Ed Butch, Senior Director of Academic Recruitment and Retention, to setup a meeting. He can be reached at email@example.com.