Meet With an Academic Advisor

Advising Appointments

30 minutes in length

Meetings are with your assigned academic advisor.

Appointments will be held either in-person (FSB 1022) or virtually through Zoom.

When Should I Schedule an Advising Appointment?

Plan Ahead! During peak advising periods (October-November and March-April), you should schedule your advising appointment 2 or more weeks ahead.

What topics are discussed?

  • Exploring major and minor options
  • Clarifying academic requirements
  • Discussing your academic goals
  • Discussing study abroad, careers, etc.
  • Degree completion planning
When should I meet with my Advisor?
  • Once per semester and in advance of your registration day/time
  • When you have complex questions/concerns regarding any of the above topics

How to Schedule an Appointment in Navigate

1. Login to Navigate

2. Select Get Assistance from the top-right corner.

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3. Select FSB-General Advising as your intended service, then select your intended date for advising, and Find Available Time

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4. Choose your preferred time

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5. Choose your preferred modality and make any notes for your Advisor.

  • In-person: appointments will be conducted in the FSB Student Services suite (FSB 1022). 
  • Virtual: appointments will be conducted via Zoom and meeting instructions will be available in the appointment notification you receive after successfully scheduling a meeting with your advisor.

Click Schedule.

 

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Drop-In Meetings

10 minutes in length

Non-FSB majors should plan to visit daily drop-in hours.

Meetings are first-come, first-served with any FSB Academic Advisor.

Drop-Ins occur:

  • Monday through Friday from 1:00pm-3:45pm EST in-person (FSB 1022) or virtual meeting formats.
  • Tuesday evenings from 4:00pm-6:15pm EST virtual appointments only.

When Should I Schedule a Drop-In Meeting?

Note: You will receive an error if you attempt to sign in to drop-in advising before they are available at 1:00pm EST

  • Virtual: a Zoom link will be emailed to you to meet with an advisor. Please join the Zoom link within 5 minutes.
  • In-Person: Wait in the 1022 FSB lobby. An advisor will come to the lobby to greet you.

What's discussed?

  • Any quick questions, typically 10 minute appointments
  • Planning for upcoming semester courses
  • Clarifying academic requirements or policies
  • Discussing FSB Admission or exploring FSB minors

Non-Business students should attend drop-in advising for any questions related to business.

How to Check-In for Drop-In Advising

  • Drop-in advising will be conducted virtually or in-person. You will have the option to choose the appointment type that works best for you.
  • Drop-in hours are for quick questions that can be answered in 10 minutes or less. If you have questions or concerns that may take longer, please schedule an appointment with your assigned academic advisor.
  • There are typically multiple advisors available during drop-in advising and students are met with on a first-come, first-served basis. Wait times may vary. During peak registration periods, wait times can exceed 30 minutes. 

How to Schedule a Drop-In Meeting

1. Login to Navigate

  • If your home screen does not say Student Home, click the triangle drop-down menu and select Student Home.


2. Click Get Assistance.

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3. From this page you will want to click View Drop-In Times under "Other Appointment Options" on the right side of the page.

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4. Under "Service" click either In-Person Drop-in or Virtual Drop-in under Oxford - FSB - Academic Advising Drop-In. Then click Find Available Time.

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 5. You'll then need to click Farmer School of Business Advising - FSB 1022. 

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6. You'll then click Check-in with first available

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  • If Drop-Ins are unavailable, it will be noted. Drop-Ins occur Monday through Friday from 1:00pm-4:00pm (EST) and evening Drop-Ins are 4:00pm-6:30pm.