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Preparing for Your Advising Session


Scheduled Appointments

  • Appointments are scheduled by logging into the Student Advising Appointment System. To determine if you need to make an appointment, please go to https://chassstudentaffairs.ucr.edu/advising
  • Be on time for scheduled appointments. If you are more than 5 minutes late, you will need to reschedule.
  • If you are unable to attend an appointment, please call to cancel or reschedule the appointment. Please do not "no show" for your appointment.

Walk-in Advising

The Advising Session

  • Come prepared. Bring a list of questions or concerns.
  • Check the General CatalogSchedule of Classes and other websites to research your concerns. Complete a degree check on R'Web prior to your appointment.
  • Don't be afraid to ask questions.
  • Be honest and realistic as you discuss your concerns and questions.
  • Share your goals and educational priorities.
  • Convey your limitations and pressures.
  • Follow up on previous recommendations.
  • Be open-minded. Consider the possible alternatives offered to you by your advisor.
  • Helpful suggestions from friends do not replace qualified assistance from an advisor.
It is inappropriate to use your cell phone in the office.
Please turn off your phone before you come to your advising appointment.