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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.

Academic Advisors are here to...

  • Give you academic guidance and encouragement
  • Help you feel you are a part of the academic community
  • Help you develop personal and career goals and become a lifelong learner
  • Help you become an effective global citizen in the 21st Century

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 email sixthfrontdesk@ucsd.edu
For more information, contact Sixth College.


Walk-in Hours

Virtual Advising Center

Related Links

General Education Requirements

Academic Forms

Academic Advising Virtual Tour