About Us

access team

The Academic Counseling Center for Excellence in the Social Sciences (ACCESS) provides General Education advising for undergraduate students majoring or intending to major in any of the departments in the College of Social Sciences (CoSS). We are committed to helping you develop a clear path to graduation and supporting your academic success.

Mission Statement

Academic Counseling Center for Excellence in the Social Sciences (ACCESS) is dedicated to providing a welcoming and inclusive advising environment for students. We are committed to student success, promoting lifelong learning, and providing students the tools to make informed decisions about their academic goals.

Meet the Team

Meet our staff and advisors at the ACCESS Support Center.

Contact Us

How to contact us at the ACCESS Support Center

Services Offered

  • General Education Planning
  • Reinstatement and Former Student Returning (FSR) Advising
  • ACCESS to Success (Probation) Advising
  • ACCESS Success Coaching
  • Mandatory Frosh Advising
  • Mandatory Transfer Advising
  • Career Counseling

Advising Goals

  • Through academic advising at the ACCESS Center students will:
    • Understand university policies and procedures and the difference between ACCESS Advisors and Faculty Advisors and when to engage with each.
    • Determine and utilize the necessary resources and services to support their goals.
    • Understand General Education Requirements.
    • Exhibit an understanding of their degree requirements.
    • Assist in selecting courses to progress toward completing their educational plan.
    • Demonstrate the ability to make effective decisions, enhance problem-solving skills, and communicate effectively.
    • Understand the importance of including experiences outside of the classroom in their educational plan.