How to Make an Advising Appointment

You must be advised each semester before you pre-register for classes.



  • You will be advised during Orientation.
  • Your assigned advisor is based on your declared major and housing assignment.
  • Change your major before Orientation to make sure you have the correct advisor.
  • You will receive a letter when you arrive at Orientation with your advising time.
  • Freshman Orientation FAQ (to be written)
  • Transfer Orientation FAQ (to be written)


LOWER DIVISION (up to 60 credit hours)

  • Make your advising appointment online through SARA. If you have recently changed your major but have not yet been assigned to a new advisor, please email Pamela Ollie-Waller.
  • You will be referred to an advisor in your department once you have earned a certain number of credit hours.
  • Check your UGAmail the morning of your appointment.
  • Call 706-542-1412 at least 24 hours in advance to cancel an appointment or else be considered a “no-show.”
    • Call 706-542-1412 at least 24 hours in advance to cancel an appointment or else be considered a “no-show.”
    • If you “no-show” for your advising appointment, you may only be advised during your advisor’s no-show walk-in hours
    • You may have to sign up for classes later than your designated registration time.


UPPER DIVISION (Juniors and Seniors) 

  • You will be advised in your department. If you have recently changed your major, Please email Pamela Ollie-Waller so you can be assigned to the correct advisor for that major.
  • Departmental Advising Links
  • In addition to their required advising appointment, students with 80+ hours may also schedule an optional graduation check to review their remaining requirements.



  • Make your advising appointment online through SARA
  • Or contact the Honors Program Office at 706-542-3240