Academics

Succeed in your academic programs by accessing countless college and departmental resources to assist you while you're on campus, including stellar departmental and college advisors, and everything you need to design your life and career.

Advising and support

Our office in 2002 Lincoln Hall is open for walk-in advising. Please wear a mask and be prepared to show your Safer Illinois building access status upon check-in. If you prefer to reach out virtually, please connect with us.

A student talks to an advisor in Lincoln Hall.
College advising
Staff members in the Student Academic Affairs Office are ready to help.
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Departmental advising
Find the advisor for your major or a program you're interested in joining.
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Design your life + career

Look beyond the classroom and design your time both on campus and after graduation. 

Students talk to recruiters at the ACES + LAS Career Fair
Seek your future

Attend our annual ACES + LAS Career Fair.

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Explore the world

The world is a big, beautiful, diverse place. Explore it!

Access and Achievement Program
AAP provides a supportive environment that helps students succeed.
LAS Honors Program
Challenge yourself and deepen your knowledge, skills, and passions as a James Scholar.

Academic Workshops

LAS departments offer workshops to help students succeed in their coursework. Some workshops are designed for students to prepare for college-level exams. Others help students navigate a specific sequence of courses or explore topics such as mindfulness.