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Academic Advising Counselors and Staff

Academic Advising

Revelle Advising is dedicated to helping you achieve your educational, professional, and personal goals. We encourage you to contact us with any academic questions you may have throughout your career at UC San Diego. Please read below for more information about our services and the various ways you can connect with us.

Business Hours & Location

Our office is not offering in-person drop-in advising at this time due to COVID-19 guidelines.

We are available remotely through the below services: 

Normal Business hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 12:00pm and 1:00pm - 4:30pmAdvising help

Drop-In Advising

Our office is not offering in-person drop-in advising at this time due to COVID-19 guidelines.

Mondays

  • 9:00 - 11:30am and 1:15 - 3:30pm

Tuesdays

  • 1:15 - 3:30pm

Wednesdays - Fridays 

  • 9:00 - 11:30am and 1:15 - 3:30pm

Students must download Microsoft Office Teams to access virtual drop-ins. For instructions, log in to the Virtual Advising Center and visit Meet an Advisor.

Drop-in advising sessions are a maximim of 15 minutes and are first come, first served. Relevant topics include

  • Scheduling and planning for the next quarter
  • Current quarter schedule changes (e.g. dropping, changing grading option)
  • Degree audit review
  • Basic GE requirement questions
  • Understanding College and University policies
  • Academic forms and petitions (e.g. Financial Aid Appeals, Concurrent Enrollment, Reduced Course Load)
  • Max Unit and Quarter Limit questions*
  • How to change your major or add a minor on TritonLink
  • Academic deadlines

* These advising issues can be discussed in a drop-in session or an appointment depending on the complexity of the questions.

Appointments

Our office is not offering in-person appointment at this time due to COVID-19 guidelines.

Beginning Week 3 of the quarter, virtual appointments will be offered and will use Microsoft Office Teams.

Appointments are 30-minute, individual advising sessions. Appointments must be scheduled in advance. To make an appointment, contact the front desk during office hours at (858)534-3490 or complete the online appointment request form.  Students may request an appointment with a specific academic counselor.

Students must download Microsoft Office Teams to access virtual drop-ins. For instructions, log in to the Virtual Advising Center and visit Meet an Advisor.

Appointments are recommended for questions or concerns that may require more in-depth advising such as:

  • Changing or exploring majors*
  • Changes to overall academic plan
  • Concerns about academic performance/standing
  • Detailed information about GE requirements
  • Developing a four-year plan (new freshmen need to wait until second quarter)
  • Graduating seniors/degree checks*
  • Transferring to another college (ICT)
  • Students in academic difficulty (Academic Probation, Subject to Disqualification, Academic Disqualification)
  • Withdrawals from the quarter/leave of absence
  • Readmission questions
  • Petitions for exceptions to requirements/University policies
  • Double majors*
  • Adding a minor*

* These advising issues can be discussed in a walk-in session or an appointment depending on the complexity of the questions.

Online Advising - Virtual Advising Center (VAC)

Current and former students can submit questions online through the Virtual Advising Center.  Students are notified via UCSD email or text when their questions have been answered.  Go to vac.ucsd.edu and click on notification preferences to receive text notifications.