The College of Arts and Sciences advising office at Western Michigan University facilitates student success by creating an ongoing partnership between students and advisors. Advisors provide knowledge regarding degree requirements, WMU resources and the value of a liberal arts education.
If you have any questions about navigating the new Student Success Hub, including scheduling advising appointments, please call our office at (269) 387-4366. We are here to help!
Frequently asked questions
How can I figure out who my advisor is?
To find the advisor for a major, click here and select the major of interest.
Students who have already begun their first semester at WMU and need advising for an Arts and Sciences major/minor should click below to schedule an advising appointment. Student appointments are scheduled through the Student Success Hub. If you are an online Orientation freshman/transfer student, do not use this link. See next section.
Current students, log in here to view your Success Hub and schedule an appointment:
Prospective, New & Readmission Students
If you have not yet been admitted to WMU or are a new freshman/transfer student (never registered for classes prior) or are a Readmission student and need advising for an Arts and Sciences major/minor, click below to schedule an advising appointment. If you are unsure who to schedule with, see the above section for instructions on finding your advisor.
Declare a major
To declare a College of Arts and Sciences major, please click below:
Declare a minor
To declare a College of Arts and Sciences minor, please click below:
Contact an advisor
To contact an advisor with specific questions, please click below:
Please note that oftentimes, an appointment is best to answer your questions. To set up an appointment for advising, see above.
General office hours
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
2318 Friedmann Hall
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
This address will bring you to the front of Moore Hall. Directly across the street from Moore Hall is Friedmann Hall. Continue to the 2nd floor to find 2318 Friedmann Hall.
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