Undergraduate Advising

The College of Arts and Sciences advising office at Western Michigan University facilitates student success by creating an on-going partnership between students and advisors. Advisors provide knowledge regarding degree requirements, WMU resources and the value of a liberal arts education.

Spring registration drop-in advising hours

Nov 8 – 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (closed for lunch: noon to 1 p.m.)
Nov. 12 and 15 – 1 to 3:30 p.m.

Advising hours

Drop-in advising

Drop-in advising hours for Arts and Sciences majors are available most Fridays from 1 to 3:30 p.m. for first-come, first-served advising assistance. Please call ahead to confirm drop-in hours are available on a particular day. Plan approximately one hour for your entire visit.

Advising appointments

Appointments are available Monday through Friday for Arts and Sciences majors. Schedule an appointment below for General Education advising. If your major is listed below, please use that link for ALL advising questions!

Schedule advising appointment

Major-specific advising

African American and African Studies

Anthropology

Biological Sciences

Chemistry

Communication

Comparative Religion

Environmental and Sustainability Studies

Freshwater Science and Sustainability

Philosophy

Sustainable Brewing

Pre-professional pathways

Pre-Health

Pre-Law

Need further assistance?

Email an advisor

What kind of appointment do I need?

  • If your major is listed above, use the corresponding link to connect with your advisor.
  • If this is your FIRST semester at WMU and you have taken college classes AFTER graduating high school, choose "NEW Transfer to WMU."
  • If you are an athlete needing NCAA verification and advising, choose "General Education Advising."
  • If you are in ROTC and need your 104-R form completed, choose "General Education Advising."
  • If you have completed at least 88 credits, choose "Graduation Application."
  • If you are on probation and need to meet with an advisor, choose "Probation Advising."
  • If you have not applied or been accepted to WMU, choose "Prospective Student (not yet admitted)."
  • If you were dismissed from WMU and have been readmitted, choose "Readmission After Academic Dismissal" after reviewing the Readmission process information.
  • If you have a bachelor's degree and need approval for a second bachelor's degree, choose "Second Bachelor's Degree Approval."
  • If you are considering withdrawing from one or more courses, choose "General Education Advising" and elaborate in the notes section of your appointment.

General office hours

Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

2318 Friedmann Hall
(269) 387-4366

GPS location

Using GPS to locate our office? Use the address below for the most accurate directions to Friedmann Hall:

1150 Arcadia Loop
Kalamazoo, MI 49006 USA

Resources

Transfer students

WMU course registration