A&S Advising Services

The College of Arts and Sciences recognizes the value of academic advising. Academic advising provides students with the opportunity to build a relationship with their advisor for the purpose of gaining assistance in planning their educational career, in learning the skills needed for academic success, and in learning how to access the variety of resources and services available to them on campus.

Advising Appointments:

In the College of Arts and Sciences all students are advised by professional academic advisors or faculty advisors. Advising is conducted by appointment and each appointment is allotted 30-minutes. Appointments with professional advisors can be scheduled in MyUK under the MyInfo link. Detailed instructions on how to make an appointment through myUK are here. If you need to cancel an appointment, you may do so in the myUK appointment scheduling system or notify your advisor in advance, by phone or email. Many questions can be answered via email.

Types of Advising in the College of Arts and Sciences

On-Call Advising:

We offer on-call advising for A&S students who have faculty advisors and for students who have a primary major in another college. 
On-call advising takes place Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9am-12pm and 1pm-3:30pm.  On Tuesday, On Call Advising takes place from 10:00am-12pm and 1pm-3:30pm.  Due to COVID-19, on-call advising in be handled remotely.  Please call 859-257-8712 or email asadvisingcenter@uky.edu to be connected with the on-call advisor.  

Professional Academic Advising:

Students who have earned 0-59 earned hours (freshman and sophomore), or are declare in the following majors, Economics, International Studies, Mathematical Economics, Political Science, and Topical Studies, will be advised by a professional advisor. Your assigned Academic Advisor is listed in your MyUK account in the Plan and Register for Courses area. 

Here is how to make an appointment with your assigned professional academic advisor:

  • Go to MyUK
  • Click on MyInfo
  • Select: MyAppointments
  • Choose: College of Arts & Sciences
  • Select: General Advising/ Priority Advising
  • Select the appointment time that works for you

*Please note, Google Chrome will not work when attempting to make appointments*

Faculty Advising:

Students with 60+ hours (junior and senior) will be advised by a faculty member in the department of their primary major.  Your assigned Academic Advisor is listed in your MyUK account in the Plan and Register for Courses area.  To make an appointment with your faculty advisor, pleae contact them directly using your @uky email address.

Students whose primary or secondary major is HSP will be assigned a faculty advisor from programs Faculty of Record. Students are required to meet with their HSP advisor at least once per semester, prior to registering for classes for the subsequent semester. 

How to Prepare For Your Advising Appointment

  • Run an MyGPS Audit on MyUK
  • Make a list of courses/requirements you are considering taking the following semester
  • Write down all of your questions
  • Be prepared to talk about your goals, academic progress, and any problems you might be experiencing in classes
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