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Undergraduate Advising

The Art Advising Center provides advising and support to assist students during their academic journey to achieve their educational goals. The following services are provided through the Art Advising Office:

  • Major or minor department advising

  • Pre-Major advising

  • General Education requirements

  • Appeals, Holds, Policies

  • Schedule Planning Assistance

  • Graduation Advising

  • SOAR advising

  • Beach Pledge

  • Associates Degree to Transfer program (ADT)

  • Student Support Services

  • Workshops


Virtual Advising Only: School of Art will be closed for in-person drop-in advising and appointments until further notice. Academic advisors can still be reached via email or Zoom during this period. 

Drop-in advising is available for currently enrolled students who are art majors or art minors, or current students who are interested in exploring an art major or art minor.  

Hours of availability and a Zoom link can be found below.  Drop-in advising sessions are typically limited to a maximum of 10 minutes.  There will be a wait time in most cases.  We highly encourage students to make a 10 or 30 minute appointment to avoid having to wait during drop-in hours.   

Students should have their ID number ready to provide to the screener when visiting the Zoom waiting room. 

Drop-In Advising

Short meetings with advisors via Zoom regarding Spring 2022 registration issues, graduation check, GE advising, academic policies, BGA eligibility/timely grad unit check.

Mondays: 10am-12pm

Tuesdays: 12pm-2pm

Wednesdays: 1pm-3pm


Zoom meeting information:

Meeting ID: 396 751 9819

Passcode: Spring22


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Art Advising is offering 10-minute appointments that may be scheduled through BeachConnect (appointments are remote via Zoom or telephone)

If you cannot schedule an appointment through BeachConnect, please email for appointment assistance.

10-minute appointments are ideal for Spring 2022 registration issues, graduation check, GE advising, academic policies, BFA eligibility/timely grad unit check.
To schedule an appointment, log-in to your single sign on (
-Click on the “BeachConnect” chiclet
-Click on "Get Assistance"
-Select "Academic Advising" as the type of appointment you would like to schedule.
-For a 10-minute appointment, please select "Class Schedule Assistance”, "Quick Question”, “Grad Check”, or “Academic Hold Resolution” from the list of services for your appointment
-Choose location: "School of Art Advising(Meeting location indicates FA4-102--appointments will be via Zoom or telephone)

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Student Ambassador Drop-In Hours
Students may meet with our Student Ambassadors for advising assistance with searching for courses, creating a schedule, information regarding academic due dates, and other academic information. Student Ambassadors will also provide mentor support for students new to the School of Art. In-person and remote drop-in hours will be offered.

**Schedule for January 18 – February 4 – Ambassador drop-in hours will change the week of February 7th

Thursdays: 12pm-2pm via Zoom

Fridays: 12pm-2pm via Zoom

Zoom meeting information:

Meeting ID: 324 196 3380

Passcode: Spring22


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Advisors are also available through email.