Appointments vs. Drop In Advising at AARS

Depending on the type of question(s) you have, you may need to come by for drop in general education advising, or you may need to schedule an appointment with a general education Advisor. Here are some very general guidelines of what can be answered during 10-15 minutes drop in advising, and what requires an appointment. Be sure to prepare for your advising session.

Drop In Advising 
(10-15 mins)

  • General Info about Probation and/or Disqualification
  • One Semester Course Planning

Appointment with Advisor 
(30 mins)

  • Petition for Reinstatement
  • Discrepancy Reports
  • New Transfer Student (with Transcripts)
  • Graduation Planning
  • Advisor Referrals
  • How to Choose a Major
  • Multi-Semester Planning
  • GPA Calculation
  • Summer School Planning
  • More than 1 question

If you do not see the topic of your question above, please call us at 408-924-2129 to determine what kind of advising you should seek.