Student Services

Welcome to A&S Advising!

Clark Hall, where the College's advising center is located
Clark Hall, home of the College’s Student Services Center

From your first semester at Alabama through your last, the College of Arts and Sciences Student Services Center is here to answer your questions and guide you in planning your academic career. Stop by our offices in 200 Clark Hall or explore this website, which provides answers to the questions we hear most often from students.

Got questions? Visit our Ask an Adviser and FAQs pages for more info.

Need to talk to someone? Email us at or call us at (205) 348-5970.


Looking to apply? Visit Undergraduate Admissions to get the ball rolling.

Need to find a major? Read some tips for choosing a major/minor then start with the College of Arts and Sciences

Didn’t find what you were looking for? Check-out what ‘s available University-wide.

Current studentsDeclare, change, or add a major or minor here.

We have plenty of pre-professional programs available as well. Check out how to get involved in one of them right here. (Pre-Professional link?)

Want to track your progress and academic plan? DegreeWorks is the tool to use.


Find out:

How A&S advising works.

Who your adviser is/will be.

Where to make an advising appointment.

What Frequently Asked Questions our students have.

Getting Started (for Incoming Freshmen & Transfer Students)

Looking to apply? Visit Undergraduate Admissions to get the ball rolling. Apply for admission to UA.

Learn about Bama Bound orientation.

Find out what office of First Year Experience can do for you. Read about our freshman learning communities.

Current Students: Make the Most of Arts and Sciences

Apply for A&S scholarships as a current student.

Learn how to connect with internship positions. (Experiential Learning?)

Plan a study abroad experience.

Look into research, creative, and independent study opportunities.

Find out when our special academic policies come into play.


Find out how to prepare for graduation, whether you’re in your first semester or your last.

Look up graduation-related deadlines.

Registration & Add/Drop

Look up registration and add/drop deadlines.

Find out how to register and when to add or drop a class.

Learn about special registration circumstances, like auditing a class, getting on a waitlist, or obtaining permission to join a class that’s closed or for which you lack prerequisites.

Read our policies and procedures for withdrawing after the drop date.

Transferring Credit from Another School

Transfer to A&S from another school.

Find out how to get UA credit for classes you’re taking elsewhere this summer and how transferred classes affect your GPA.

Read about how courses are evaluated and review STARS requirements.