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Academic Advising

Sixth College Advising

Walk-In Advising is offered in 15 minutes sessions for students with general questions or concerns. Students are seen by an academic advisor on a first-come-first-serve basis.

September 22, 2014-September 26, 2014:

  • Walk-in advising is Closed: Monday, 9/22 and Tuesday, 9/23 for Orientation
  • Wednesday, 9/24-Friday, 9/26: 9:30 -11:30am and 1:30-3:30pm

Weeks 0-2, September 29, 2014-October 17, 2014:

  • Walk-ins Monday-Friday: 9:30-11:30am and 1:30-3:30pm
  • Appointments will be available starting week 3
Learn how Sixth College's academic advising services and resources can help you. At Sixth College, our academic advising mission is to develop personal and caring relationships with students and to help you achieve your educational, career, and life goals.

Advising Walk-in Hours

Advising Hours

Walk-in sessions typically last 10-15 minutes and include:

  • Degree audit checks and corrections
  • Quarter planning and scheduling
  • Academic form review, i.e. double major petitions, EAP, OAP, International Student forms, etc.

Appointments are 30 minutes and can cover:

  • Long term planning
  • Major exploration
  • Academic difficulty
  • Discussion of academic opportunities

 How to schedule an appointment: 

  • To schedule an appointment, e-mail Sixth College, or call (858) 534-9001.
  • We do not schedule same-day appointments. In consideration of others, please call at least 24 hours in advance to cancel or reschedule your appointment.
  • Academic Advising is located on the 2nd floor of Pepper Canyon Hall (map).
  • We do not schedule appointments during week 1 or week 6.

If you have questions, visit the Virtual Advising Web site. Questions will be answered within 48 business hours.

How to prepare for Academic Advising

  • Bring a list of questions to help guide your session
  • Review your degree audit and academic history
  • Meet with your major/minor advisor for related questions
  • Review your Four-Year Plan prior to your session
  • Be flexible about your options
  • Follow up on your advisor's referrals to other services

Walk-ins vs. Appointments

  • Walk-ins typically last 10-15 minutes and inlcude:
    • Degree audit checks and corrections
    • Quarter planning and scheduling
    • Academic form review, i.e. double major petitions, EAP, OAP, International Student forms, etc.
    • For walk-in advising, review our hours and visit us in Pepper Canyon Hall
  • Appointments are 30 minutes and can cover:
    • Long term planning
    • Major exploration
    • Academic difficulty
    • Discussion of academic opportunities
    • To make an appointment please call the Sixth College Front Desk, (858) 534-9001.
For more information, contact Sixth College.

Virtual Advising Center

Related Links

General Education Requirements

Academic Forms

Academic Advising Virtual Tour