College-level advising

The LAS Student Academic Affairs Office supports the academic, personal, and professional development of every student. Through academic advising, we promote inclusive dialogue, recognize diverse experiences, encourage students to design their life and career, and to take responsibility for their success. 

LAS college advisors can assist with:

  • Changing majors when you are already enrolled in another LAS major (curriculum changes)
  • Changing majors when you are enrolled in another college at the University of Illinois (intercollegiate transfer: ICT)
  • Dual degrees
  • Transfer student applicants and Parkland Pathway information
  • Re-entry into the College of LAS
  • Questions about academic standing
  • Information regarding college policies and procedures
  • College advising holds
  • Withdrawal, late, or retroactive Drops
  • Final exam conflicts
  • Information regarding campus resources
  • Assistance of any kind
Frequently asked questions
Have a quick question? Check out our advising FAQs to find an answer.
Contact an advisor
Need to connect with a specific advisor? Find email addresses and phone numbers.

Through academic advising, LAS college advisors promote inclusive dialogue, recognize diverse experiences, encourage students to design their life and career, and to take responsibility for their success. Learn about our mission

Connect with a college-level advisor

The LAS Student Academic Affairs Office offers drop-in advising services Monday-Friday, 1-4:40 p.m. in 2002 Lincoln Hall.

We are also available for appointments 8:30 a.m.- noon on Monday, Thursday, and Friday, and from 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday and Wednesday. Our office is closed from noon - 1 pm. Please schedule an appointment using the "LAS Probation and Drop-In Advising" calendar. 

If you would like to speak with a specific college-level advisor, please make an appointment.

Campus resources

  • Mental Health Resources can help students navigate: mild/moderate anxiety or depression, relationship concerns, family distress, substance abuse, social skills, stress management, lack of motivation, identity development, managing microaggressions, resiliency, homesickness, sexual concerns, roommate or friend difficulties, perfectionism, time management, and more:
  • Disability Resources & Educational Services (DRES) - Determines appropriate academic accommodations and services for students with qualifying conditions.
  • Women’s Resource Center – Offers confidential advocacy and support for survivors and their support persons who have been impacted by sexual assault/rape or abuse within a relationship, stalking, harassment, and sexual exploitation. People of all genders are welcome.
  • Office of the Dean of Students – Provides resources and support for students experiencing emergencies, those struggling to meet basic needs, extended absences, disciplinary situations, and more.
  • Office of Student Financial Aid – Assists students with grants, scholarships, loans, waivers, and employment.
  • Bursar’s Office – Handles student billing, payments, and refunds.
  • Housing – Offers various housing and dining options for students.