Advising

Which classes do you need to complete your major? How do you know what one to take first? Is there anything more you could be doing to succeed? Let us help you find the answers.

Wayne State has a vested interest in helping you soar through college. That's why we've provided a strong team of experts to guide you through the process.

Track Your Academic Progress (Degree Works)     Schedule an Appointment with your Advisor

Advising for undergraduates

APEX Scholars

APEX scholars can use the STARS system to schedule an appointment through https://stars.wayne.edu/.

Mike Ilitch School of Business

The Hessler Student Success Center advises undergraduate students majoring in Accounting, Finance, Global Supply Chain Management, Information System Management or Marketing. Students are assigned an advisor by major. Call to schedule an appointment with yours.

Frederick Hessler Student Success Center
2771 Woodward Ave., Suite 190
313-577-4505 or 313-577-4510

College of Education

Undergraduate students are assigned an advisor by major. Majors include Community Health, Exercise and Sport Science, Sport Management, and teacher-track programs: Elementary Education, Health and Physical Education Teaching, Secondary Education, and Special Education. Early Childhood Education is available with or without teacher certification. Students may also pursue an undergraduate certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis. The College also offers minors in Community Health, Exercise and Sport Science, Instructional Design, Sport Coaching, Sport Management, Urban Education and Equity Studies, and Yoga and Mindfulness. The College also has a Success Coach available for all undergraduate students.

Advising appointments scheduled through STARS

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Note: Appointment days/times vary by advisor

Open advising (contact your advisor for more details)

Tuesdays
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

College of Engineering

Advisors are assigned according to major.

College of Fine, Performing, and Communication Arts

Each entering student in the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts is assigned an academic advisor. For prospective students with questions about our programs, feel free to contact an advisor in your program of interest. Advisors are glad to help.

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Advisors are assigned according to department.

College of Nursing

Prospective or pre-nursing students are welcome to set up an advising appointment with the University Advising Center.

Admitted College of Nursing students are welcome to schedule an appointment online

Advising by appointment
Monday-Friday
8:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Walk-in advising
Wednesday
8:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Students admitted to programs in the EACPHS can connect with program staff through the Office of Student Affairs in the College. Pre-professional students completing prerequisites can refer to the University Advising Center advising services.

Office of Student Affairs
259 Mack Avenue, Suite 1600
Detroit, MI 48201
313-577-1716
cphsinfo@wayne.edu

School of Social Work

Students admitted to the B.S.W. program can contact an advisor through the School of Social Work. Pre-Social Work students can refer to the University Advising Center advising services.

University Advising Center

Advisors provide services to undergraduate students in many of the pre-professional programs (including pre-med, pre-nursing and pre-pharmacy), students exploring, declaring, or changing majors, and prospective students. The Office of Military and Veterans Academic Excellence and Pre-med and Health Science Center are also part of the University Advising Center.

1600 David Adamany Undergraduate Library
313-577-2680
univadvising@wayne.edu

Advising by appointment

Monday-Friday
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Advising for graduate students

Mike Ilitch School of Business

The Graduate Programs Office is available to provide information to prospective graduate students and to assist current graduate students throughout their academic careers.

Phone: 313-577-4511

gradbusiness@wayne.edu

College of Education

The Division of Academic Services provides pre-admission advising for prospective students seeking information about the college's graduate degree and certificate programs. Admitted graduate students should meet with their faculty/assigned advisor.

Phone: 313-577-1605

College of Engineering

Graduate program coordinators can answer questions about admissions requirements or the graduate program application process.

Current students are assigned to an academic advisor based on their discipline and are advised to meet with their designated faculty/advisor regularly.

College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts

Law School

Prospects interested in the Master of Studies in Law (MSL) can complete a request for information or contact Assistant Dean of Non-JD Programs Nikki Taylor-Vargo, nikkitv@wayne.edu. Phone: 313-577-2733

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Prospects can find an advisor by department or program. Current students should meet with their faculty/assigned advisor.

School of Information Sciences

Prospects with questions about the school or admissions requirements can call 313-577-1825 or email Academic Services Officer Matt Fredericks.

Current students should meet with their faculty/assigned advisor.

School of Medicine

Prospects can find a graduate officer by degree or program.

College of Nursing

Prospects are encouraged to attend an information session. Admitted graduate nursing students can schedule an appointment with an academic services officer by emailing nursiniginfo@wayne.edu.

Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Prospects are encouraged to attend an information session. There are no one-on-one appointments.

Phone: 313-577-1716

cphsinfo@wayne.edu

School of Social Work

The School of Social Work sponsors a full range of advisement and student development services for prospective, incoming and current students at the graduate level of study.