Academic Advising and Planning Center

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 Schedule an Advising Appointment page.

Quick Question Drop-In Advising

The AAPC offers Quick Question Drop-In (QQDI) advising hours daily Monday - Friday throughout 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 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.

AAPC Like Us On Facebook

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


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AAPC News and Events

Mandatory Semester Advising
Posted on 1 September 2021 | 10:43 am
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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Majors and Minors Fair – Wednesday, September 29, 2021 Cistern Yard
Posted on 1 September 2021 | 9:40 am
Attend the CofC Majors and Minors Fair on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 in the Cistern Yard (rain location: Stern Center).
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Major Declaration Deadline – October 13, 2021
Posted on 1 September 2021 | 9:33 am
If you are a currently enrolled, degree-seeking undergraduate student in the second semester of your sophomore year (45-60 credits earned), you must declare a major by Wednesday, October 13, 2021.  Visit our Declaring Your Major page for more information on the major declaration deadline.
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