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Academic Advising



Ask A Question

You can submit brief, non-urgent questions through the Virtual Advising Center using the "Ask a Question" tab. Questions submitted to Sixth College are answered by an advisor within 48 business hours.

New Incoming Students: You will not have the ability to ask questions in the Virtual Advising Center until the date indicated in New Triton Advising. Proceed to Orientation for more information.

Meet with Advisor (Drop-In Advising)

You can meet with a Sixth College Advisor in a brief, 15-minute advising session during posted advising hours. During drop-in advising we can:

  • Review your degree audit and general-education requirements with you
  • Advise you on your short-term enrollment goals
  • Refer you to appropriate resources
  • E-Sign some forms that require a college advisor signature (Academic Planning Forms, SAP Appeals, etc.)

Drop-In Advising Hours:

  • See calendar below for hours. Hours subject to change.
  • Use the "Meet with Advisor" tab of the Virtual Advising Center to sign in.
  • See "How to Sign-In" on YouTube to learn how to use the Meet with Advisor tab.  
  • Note: You must sign in at least 15 minutes before the end of the advising period to meet with an advisor.

New Incoming Students: You will not gain access to Meet with Advisor until you are enrolled for Fall quarter. All course planning is done online prior to enrollment. 

Make an Appointment (Weeks 3-10)

You can schedule a 30-minute appointments for questions or concerns that may require more in-depth advising or complexity, topics can include:

Appointments are preferred but not required for the topics above. For urgent issues we recommend that you meet with an advisor during drop-in hours if possible.

Appointment Policies:

  • Appointments can be scheduled up to two weeks in advance.
    • Scheduling does not begin until Week 2.
  • We cannot schedule same-day appointments.
  • You must provide at least 24 hour notice if you plan to cancel or reschedule your appointment.
  • You must contact Sixth College to make changes to your appointment.


To Schedule an Appointment:

You should always meet with your major (or intended major) before scheduling a long-term planning appointment. To schedule an appointment, use the Ask a Question tab at Clearly state what you'd like to discuss. We cannot accommodate appointments for incoming students until Week 3 of your first quarter.