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Drop-In Advising

Online drop-in advising is available Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. (last check-in at 3:45pm). Sessions are conducted via Zoom and last 10-15 minutes.

Check in for Drop-in Advising

After you submit the form, you will see the link to join the drop-in appointment via Zoom on the submission confirmation page. Note that you will be put into a Zoom waiting room until an adviser is ready to see you.

General Hours

Advisers are available to meet online via Zoom during our regular business hours. Last updated 9/28/20. 

Mary Gates Hall is closed and accessible via Husky Card to UW students, staff and faculty who have been given access to the building. The building will remain secured until further notice. Our services and staff are available online and by phone. For updates on the University’s response to COVID-19 as well as information for students, please visit

Appointment Types

30-minute advising appointments are available throughout the year. You can make an appointment through our appointment scheduleror call (206) 543-2550.

*Note: If you are a student who is currently studying in a different time zone and needs an appointment between 8am PST and 9am PST or between 4pm and 5pm PST, please email your adviser directly to request an appointment outside of normal hours.


For questions that can be answered over email, you can reach out to your assigned adviser or email our general office email at Emails are answered within 1-2 business days.

Other types of appointments

Individualized Studies

Prior to your appointment, please review the Individualized Studies website and the Learning Plan Guide.

Low scholarship

If you are currently on academic warning or probation, please complete the academic self-assessment survey prior to making an appointment.

ROTC, military & veterans

Students who receive benefits through the veterans education benefits office (VEBO) need adviser assistance with forms. The two most common are the Quarterly Enrollment Certification Request form and the Credit Evaluation form. You can stop by during drop-in hours or make an appointment for help.  If you are admitted into a department, please see your departmental advisers. 

ROTC students competing for an ROTC scholarship must make an appointment with an adviser. 


If you have not yet declared a major, or have declared a major in the College of Arts & Sciences, and have been dropped for low scholarship, you will need to work with your assigned adviser who will help you file a petition for reinstatement. EOP, SSS, and CAMP-affiliated students should meet with an OMA&D adviser. For majors outside the College of Arts & Science, please check with the departmental adviser.