Jan. 18 classes canceled at all UA locations; campuses remain open.

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Meet with your academic adviser


Walk-in Advising: 

Have a quick question? Students may call in (330)-972-7880 or walk-in CAS 118 (Zook 024 for the School of Education) during walk-in times to speak to an Academic Adviser.

Walk-Ins are available every Wednesday

  • 9:00a.m. to 10:45 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Extended walk-ins the week of January 10th and January 17th

1/10/22 - 1/14/22

  • Monday- Friday: 9:00a.m. to 10:45 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

1/17/22 - 1/21/22

  • Monday: Holiday UA Closed
  • Tuesday: 9:00a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
  • Wednesday: 9:00a.m. to 10:45 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
  • Thursday: 2:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
  • Friday: 9:00a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

      Appointments: 

      Appointments can be scheduled for all other times by calling the BCAS advising office at (330) 972-7880 or scheduled  through the links below.

      Students requiring appointments for the completion of ROTC 104-R forms must call (330) 972-7880 to schedule an appointment.

      To book an advising appointment online, find the area of your major or minor below and click the scheduling link of the corresponding adviser. If you are unsure you can also check your My Akron account for details on your assigned advisor.


      Please consult with the offices listed below if your concerns are related to any of the following issues: 

      When you meet with your adviser, you should prepare for the meeting by: 

      • Reviewing your Degree Progress Report which can be found in your My Akron.
        • if possible having access/viewing your DPR during the appointment can be helpful
      • Prepare a list of questions you want to ask

      Important Dates:

      • Last date to add a course (with instructor, adviser and dean's signature)
      • Last day to drop a course (without a WD)
      • Find those dates and more here.

      Reserve time with an adviser

      Ms. Julia Oliver 

      Book an appointment here

      • Psychology (Last Names A-K)
      • Organizational Supervision (Last Names A-K)
      • Associate degrees (Last Names A-K)
        • Arts
        • Science
        • Technical Studies

      For the majors below please call: 330-972-7880

      E-mail

      • Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies (Last Names A-K)
      • Criminal Intelligence Analysis (Last Names A-K)
      • Associates of Criminal Justice Studies (Last Names A-K)
      • Political Science (Last Names A-K)
      • Political Science-National Security (Last Names A-K)
      • Political Science-JD Accelerated (Last Names A-K)
      • Sociology (Last Names A-K)

      Ms. Natalie Demetro

      Book an appointment here

      • Biology (Last Names A-K)
      • Biomedical Science (Last Names A-K)
      • Chemistry (Last Names A-K)

      For the majors below please call: 330-972-7880

      E-mail

      • Arts & Sciences Exploratory
      • Communication
      • English

      Ms. Katie Timperio

      Book an appointment here

      • Art
      • Art Education
      • Graphic Design
      • Anthropology

      Dr. Kim Beyer

      Book an appointment here

      • Pre-Admission School of Education (A-F)

      Mr. Anthony LoVullo 

      Book an appointment here

      • Pre-Admission School of Education (G-M)

      Mr. Justin McHenry

      Book an appointment here

      • Pre-Admission School of Education (N-Z)

      Ms. Lindsay Puz

      Book an appointment here

      • Psychology (Last Names L-Z)
      • Organizational Supervision (Last Names L-Z)
      • Associate degrees (Last Names L-Z)
        • Arts
        • Science 
        • Technical Studies

      Ms. Amy Wolfe

      Book an appointment here

      • Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies (Last Names L-Z)
      • Criminal Intelligence Analysis (Last Names L-Z)
      • Associates of Criminal Justice Studies (Last Names L-Z)
      • Political Science (Last Names L-Z)
      • Political Science-National Security (Last Names L-Z)
      • Political Science-JD Accelerated (Last Names L-Z)
      • Sociology (Last Names L-Z)

      Mr. Adam Sarata

      Book an appointment here

      • Biology (Last Names L-Z)
      • Biomedical Science (Last Names L-Z)
      • Chemistry (Last Names L-Z)

      Dr. Kevin Lewis

      Book an appointment here

      • Interior Design
      • Fashion Merchandising
      • Modern Languages
      • Music
      • Music Education
      • Dance
      • Theatre

        For the majors below please call: 330-972-7880

        E-mail

        • Geosciences
        • History
        • Humanities & Social Sciences Divisional
        • Mathematics & Statistics
        • Philosophy
        • Physics