Academic Advising and Planning Center


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The Academic Advising and Planning Center (AAPC) prepares undergraduate students to navigate all aspects of academic planning by promoting an atmosphere that encourages self-exploration and resource utilization in support of academic success, as well as the timely and informed pursuit of an academic major.

Schedule an Appointment

Schedule an advising appointment with your assigned advisor in the Academic Advising and Planning Center online with Appointment Manager. For more information, visit our Advising Appointments page.

Quick Question Drop-In Advising

The AAPC offers Quick Question Drop-In (QQDI) advising hours from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday through the fall and spring semesters. QQDI is staffed by our Peer Advisors with a professional advisor available on call supporting the Peer Advisor. Please verify: Does your question qualify for Quick Question Drop-In advising?

Advise Me - a new mobile advising texting platform

The Academic Advising and Planning Center offers Advise Me, a mobile advising texting platform. Text "adviseme" to 85511 with advising questions to communicate with Academic Advising on the fly.

Advise Me - mobile advising texting platform

How to Find Your Advisor

You can find your advisor's name via the Academic Profile box on the Academic Services tab in MyCharleston or by viewing your Degree Works audit. Newly admitted students will be assigned an academic advisor after attending New Student Orientation.

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Visit the Academic Advising and Planning Center Facebook page for frequent updates and tips. 

AAPC News and Events

Drop-In for Course Withdrawal Questions, October 21-25, 2019
Posted on 23 October 2019 | 2:09 pm
Friday, October 25, 2019 is the last day to drop a full-semester class with a grade of “W”. The Academic Advising and Planning Center will be hosting drop-in advising hours for course withdrawal questions as follows: Monday 10/21, 2-4:00 and 5-6:00; Tuesday 10/22, 2-4:00 and 5-7:00; Wednesday 10/23, 2-4 and 5-6; Thursday 10/24, 9-4:00; and […]
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Major Declaration Deadline – October 10, 2019
Posted on 1 October 2019 | 2:10 pm
If you are a currently enrolled, degree-seeking undergraduate student in the second semester of your sophomore year, you must declare a major by Thursday, October 10, 2019.  Visit our Declaring Your Major page for more information on the major declaration deadline.
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