Old Dominion UniversityAcademic Advising
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I find my Advisor?
Each field of study has a specific advisor. For a full listing of Undergraduate Program Advisors visit the Directory of Advisors.
How do I choose a major?
Choosing a major is one of the most definitive decisions a college student can make. Old Dominion University has resources to make sure this major decision goes smoothly.
Degree or non-degree status undergraduate students who are undecided about a major and want to explore majors can make an appointment to see an advisor in the Center for Major Exploration (CME), which is located in 1500 Webb Center. The Center for Major Exploration will help you handle advising inquiries and refer you to the appropriate office when you are ready to be advised in your intended major. CME can also be reached by phone at 757-683-4805.
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The Center for Advising Administration & Academic Partnerships guides undergraduate students through academic challenges and choices, oversees the academic progress of all students and supports faculty advisors. Our office is located in the Student Success Center. You may contact the office at (757) 683-3699 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
All degree-seeking students must be advised prior to registering each semester. An advisor degree-plan hold is placed on each student's account -- this block is removed during the advising session.