Academic, major and career advising for Western Michigan University business students are critical components in progressing toward graduation. Faculty members offer guidance on any questions regarding specific fields while academic advisors ensure you fulfill all of the requirements for graduation. Career advisors offer support in exploring majors and career paths and provide resources for launching careers. 

Major advising

Faculty members are available for advising about major and minor programs, course selection, academic goals and career goals. 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.

Faculty Advising Schedule

Academic advising

WMU fosters learners who are critical thinkers, knowledge expanders and solution providers. Visit your academic advisor in the Office of Advising and Admissions, 2130 Schneider Hall, each semester to ensure you are fulfilling requirements and making progress toward graduation. If you have any questions about your program, contact the Office of Advising and Admissions or schedule an appointment by calling (269) 387-5075.

Career advising

The Haworth College of Business Zhang 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.

Transfer student information

Students thinking about transferring to the Haworth College of Business should review the transfer guides for their community college and contact transfer advisor Paul Hildenbrand. Email Paul Hildenbrand or call (269) 387-5075.

Graduate advising

If you are nearing graduation and considering graduate school, visit the MBA website for information on requirements, locations and careers.