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Academic Advising Center at Chapman University

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New Students - Visit the NEW STUDENT section of our website!

Visit us in Beckman Hall 406 for general questions!

We are open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Our Summer Schedule:

Monday-Friday: Pre-scheduled appointments for Incoming New Students only from 8:30am to 4:00 p.m.

Call (714) 744-7959 for questions or to schedule an appointment.

Note: Current Chapman students wishing to speak with their advisor are asked to email their specific advisor. A link to advisor contact information is listed below. We will resume appointments for current students August 1, 2016.

Who is my Academic Advisor? Click here for more information.

If your questions relate specifically to your major or minor, please contact your program advisor in your academic department for assistance. Contact information for major and minor advisors is available on the Advising Portal page.

The Academic Advising Center at Chapman University offers a range of services to meet the advising needs of students.  We are responsible for advising all undeclared  students; for providing professional development opportunities for faculty advisors; and for serving as an advising, information, resource and referral center for all Chapman students needing current information about general education, degree requirements, and academic policies.

+ - Mission Statement

The mission of the Academic Advising Center is to coordinate and support an advising program that consistently provides students with the information and counsel they need to develop sound educational goals, and to make effective decisions about University courses and programs that will enable them to realize those goals.

Through individual appointments, drop-in advising, and advising workshops, the Academic Advising Center will provide the following services for students and faculty advisors:

  • Answer questions concerning academic policy, transfer credit, the appropriateness of general education courses, changing majors, petitions, etc.
  • Provide advising workshops for new students (both freshman and transfer) and assist with registration.
  • Provide comprehensive advising for all first year students.
  • Serve as primary advisors for undeclared students.
  • Make referrals to additional advising resources and academic support services.

Underlying all of these services is the goal of educating students so that they might assume their appropriate responsibilities in the academic advising process.

+ - Advising at Chapman

Undergraduate students have both a program advisor in the department of their major and an advisor in the Academic Advising Center. Students can look on my.chapman.edu to see which faculty member he or she has been assigned to for major-related advising (program advisor).

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New Students

Are you a new freshman or transfer student? Be sure to look at our New Students section!
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Undeclared Students

Are you still looking for that perfect major? Visit our Choosing a Major section.
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Academic Integrity Awareness

Do you have questions about what constitutes academic dishonesty at Chapman? Visit the Academic Integrity website to learn more.