Office location

2350 Schneider Hall
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5411

Undergraduate walk-in and appointment advising

Walk-in advising is available Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 8 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3:30 p.m. Appointments are available on Mondays and Fridays. Please call (269) 387-5075 to set up an appointment.

ISM students: Click here to schedule an appointment with Alyshia Garrett, ISM program advisor.

Evening advising by appointment

Evening advising hours are available Monday through Thursday for prospective and current MBA students and for nontraditional undergraduate students by appointment only in the MBA program office. Call (269) 387-5086.

Academic, major and career advising are critical components to your progress toward graduation. Faculty members offer guidance on any questions you may have regarding their area of expertise while academic advisors ensure you fulfill all of the requirements for your chosen area of study.

See an academic advisor for:

  • General academic advising
  • Assistance with curriculum planning
  • Information about courses required for completing the pre-business and Bachelor of Business Administration courses

Major advising

Faculty members are available for advising about majors and minors. They hold advising hours specifically for this purpose. If you have any questions about your major or career, use the advising hours schedule to find a faculty advisor. Schedules for the current semester are available in the advising office.

Academic advising

Students should visit an academic advisor each semester to ensure they are fulfilling requirements and making progress toward graduation. If you have any questions about your program, stop in the advising office during drop-in hours or schedule an appointment by calling (269) 387-5075.

Students should plan to meet with an advisor every semester of every academic year. For additional information, visit the online academic advising manual.

Career advising

The Career Center, located in 3020 Schneider Hall, facilitates career exploration and professional development through innovative programming and advising, empowering students to launch satisfying business careers. The Career Center provides extensive information about career and major choice on its website. Explore the resources or schedule an appointment with a career advisor.

Transfer student information

The college holds frequent transfer advising sessions at many community colleges throughout Michigan. Students thinking about transferring to the Haworth College of Business should review the transfer guides for their community college and contact Paul Hildenbrand, coordinator of community college recruiting and advising.

Study abroad advising

For information on study abroad programs, scholarships and general information about the study abroad application process, contact Barb Tomczak or stop by the Global Business Center located in 2320 Schneider. Walk-in hours are available on Monday and Wednesday from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 6:30 p.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 to 6:30 p.m.; and Friday from 1 to 5 p.m.

Students can also drop in for a study abroad information session offered on the first and third Monday of each month at 1:30 p.m. for tips on planning their future study or intern abroad experience.

Contact the advising office
(269) 387-5075

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Academic advising is a key component of a learner-centered, research university and a shared responsibility among the student, advisor, faculty, and university community. Academic advising fosters meaningful partnerships that promote personal growth, academic excellence, critical thinking, social responsibility, creativity, cultural appreciation and career development. Academic advising facilitates self-directed life-long learning.