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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

You can meet with a Sixth College Advisor in a brief, 15-minute Zoom walk-in advising session during posted Walk-In Advising hours using the "Meet with Advisor" tab of the Virtual Advising Center

During walk-in advising, we can:

  • Review your degree audit and general-education requirements
  • Advise you on your short-term enrollment goals
  • Refer you to appropriate resources

Walk-In Advising Hours (Fall/Winter/Spring):

  • Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings from 10:00AM-11:45AM
  • Weekday Afternoons from 1:30PM-3:30PM
  • Note: You must sign in at least 15 minutes before the end of the walk-in period to meet with an advisor.
  • Hours subject to change. See calendar below for any changes. 

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 walk-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 the Sixth College Remote Front Desk 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 call the Sixth College Front Desk at (858) 534-9001. We cannot accommodate appointments for incoming students until Week 3 of your first quarter. 


Schedule subject to last minute changes.

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