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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. For the Fall 2019 semester, we are also offering evening drop-in hours on Mondays from 5:00-6:00 p.m., Tuesdays from 5:00-7:00 p.m., and Wednesdays from 5:00-6:00 p.m. 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

Prepare for Orientation Advising
Posted on 8 June 2019 | 9:00 am
All new first-year students, except Honors, student athletes, and new transfers, advised by the Academic Advising and Planning Center should access a short online learning module that will help lay a foundation for success at orientation and beyond. Students will be introduced to the Language of College, What We Do in Academic Advising, the Value […]
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Drop-In Advising for Course Withdrawal Questions – Monday, March 25 is the last day to withdraw with a grade of “W”
Posted on 8 February 2019 | 10:05 am
The last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” for a spring semester course is Monday, March 25. We invite you to come to the Academic Advising and Planning Center during our Drop-In Advising hours in 247 Lightsey Center for questions or concerns about course withdrawal: Quick Question Drop-In, Monday-Friday, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. […]
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