Academic Advising and Planning Center


The Academic Advising and Planning Center is Still Open! Need to schedule your mandatory advising appointment? If you do not have an appointment, schedule at Already have an appointment? It will be virtual. If you already have an appointment, your advisor will be sending a Google invite for your virtual meeting. Have a quick question? We are still offering QQDI Monday through Friday two to four pm, Wednesday noon to four pm. Sign up for a time by clicking Academic Advising and Planning Center and

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. 

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AAPC News and Events

Drop-In Advising for Last Day to Withdraw with a grade of “W” – Friday, March 13, 2020
Posted on 11 March 2020 | 2:01 pm
As a friendly reminder, Friday, March 13 is the last day to withdraw from a full semester course with a “W”.  The Academic Advising and Planning Center will have extended Quick Question Drop-In (QQDI) hours as follows: Wednesday, March 11:  Noon- 4:00 p.m., 5:00-7:00 p.m. (Lightsey After 5) Thursday, March 12:  9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Friday, […]
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Mandatory Semester Advising
Posted on 11 February 2020 | 2:59 pm
First year students and first semester transfer students may have a mandatory advising requirement. Check your college email account for an email from the Academic Advising and Planning Center (AAPC), and schedule your appointment in a timely manner. If you receive an email about mandatory advising from the AAPC, please be aware a registration hold […]
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