Academic Advising

Walk-in Advising

9 to 11:30 a.m., 1 to 3:30 p.m., January 9-13

With spring 2023 underway, we will resume walk-in hours during the first week of the semester. To meet with an advisor during walk-in advising, call (269) 387-2656, stop in to our office in the Student Engagement Center (off the atrium on the first floor), or sign in here.

Advisors are now available, offering advising services in-person and virtually.
Contact our office at (269) 387-2656 for more information.

Make your appointment now

We have moved

The CHHS Office of Advising is located in the CHHS Student Engagement Center, right in the middle of the atrium of the CHHS building. Look for the sliding glass door near the bottom of the atrium staircase.

Connect with us

  • Online: Click below to set up an appointment with your advisor.

  • Phone: Call Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST to set up an appointment.

Hours and Location

  • Advisors are available by appointment, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST.
  • Virtual appointments are available on WebEx, Teams, Zoom or by phone.
  • The advising office is located in the CHHS Student Engagement Center (enter through the CHHS atrium).
  • Our phone number is (269) 387-2656.
  • Virtual walk-in advising is available. (See note above for info.)

Find your advisor

  • Jill Hamilton, CHHS advisor

    Jill Hamilton

  • Audiology • Health informatics and information management • Public health • Social work majors • Speech-language pathology and audiology

  • CHHS advisor Melinda Lockett

    Melinda Lockett

  • Clinical practice in health • Pre-blindness and low vision • Pre-physician assistant

  • CHHS advisor Lucy Kent-Bracken

    Lucy Kent-Bracken

  • Pre-nursing • Pre-social work

  • CHHS advisor Mandy Cox

    Mandy Cox

  • Health Administration • Healthcare services and sciences • Occupational therapy assistant • Pre-occupational therapy • Pre-physical therapy

Declare your major or minor

Declare your major

The first step in identifying your major is filling out the University's Change of Major Request Form.

For more information, visit the University's change your major page.


Declare your minor

There are a number of minors offered in the College of Health and Human Services. To declare your minor, email and include the following:

  • Name
  • WIN number
  • WMU email address
  • Which minor you would like to declare

Note: For a minor in speech and hearing processes or American Sign Language, you must call (269) 387-2656 to schedule an appointment with Jill Hamilton.

Advising resources

These tools can help you understand your role as a student, the role of your academic advisor, important dates and events happening throughout the school year and things you should be doing each year. The overall goal is to help you find financial, academic, career, engagement and holistic health.

Financial Resources: WMU Financial Aid  |  CHHS Scholarships  |  External Loans

Career Resources: WMU Career and Student Employment Services

Engagement Opportunities: At WMU  |  WMU Study Abroad  |  Global engagement  |  Global events  |  Student Organizations