Welcome to A&S Advising!

Clark Hall, where the College's advising center is located

Clark Hall, home of the College’s Student Services Center

From your first semester at Alabama through your last, the College of Arts and Sciences Student Services Center is here to answer your questions and guide you in planning your academic career. Stop by our offices in 200 Clark Hall or explore this website, which provides answers to the questions we hear most often from students.

More questions? Ask an Advisor, browse our FAQs, email us at student.services@as.ua.edu, or call us at (205) 348-5970.

Academics

Apply for admission to The University of Alabama.

Check out the majors and minors offered within the College of Arts and Sciences and University-wide.

Read some tips for choosing a major/minor.

Declare, change, or add a major or minor.

Find out how to enroll in one of our pre-programs (pre-law, pre-med, pre-pharmacy, and more).

Use DegreeWorks to develop your four-year plan and track your progress toward graduation.

Advising

Learn how A&S advising works.

Find out who your advisor is/will be, even if you haven’t chosen a major.

Make an advising appointment.

Review policies on reinstatement, suspension, academic warnings, and academic bankruptcy.

Browse our advising FAQ.

Getting Started at UA (for Freshmen & Transfers)

a student meets with an A&S advisor at orientationApply for admission to UA.

Learn about Bama Bound orientation.

Find out about the First Year Experience. Read about our freshman learning communities.

Tour the College of Arts and Sciences, or the University of Alabama campus.

Making the Most of Your A&S Experience

Apply for A&S scholarships for current, freshman, or transfer students.

Learn how to connect with internship positions.

Plan a study abroad experience.

Look into research, creative, and independent study opportunities.

Apply for project funding through the Undergraduate Creativity and Research Academy.

Graduation

Find out how to prepare for graduation, whether you’re in your first semester or your last.

Look up graduation-related deadlines.

Registration & Add/Drop

Look up registration and add/drop deadlines.

Find out how to register, add a class, or drop a class.

Learn about special registration circumstances, like auditing a class, getting on a waitlist, or obtaining permission to join a class that’s closed or for which you lack prerequisites.

Read our policies and procedures for withdrawing after the drop date.

Transferring Credit from Another School

Transfer to A&S from another school.

Find out what to do to get UA credit for classes you’re taking elsewhere this summer, and how transferred classes affect your GPA.

Read about how courses are evaluated, and review STARS requirements.