Determine in person vs. e-mail contact


Do you need an appointment or a drop-in?

You can use this table to determine whether or not you need to make an appointment with your academic advisor or just send an email or log in during your advisor's drop-in hours.

Reasons Drop-In Appointment Online
Academic probation process   X  
Add and/or drop a course X    
Admissions as a freshman or transfer (prospective student)      Admissions
Application for Graduation X    
Articulation of course     Email Advisor
Breadth requirements X    
Change catalog year X    
Change major (in or within BCOE)      Change of Major Criteria
Change major (from BCOE to CHASS)
Change major (from BCOE to CNAS)
Course planning (beyond next term)   X Course Planning
Course registration (current term) X    
Course registration (next term) X    
Declare a double major   X  
Declare or drop a minor      Email Advisor
Degree audit and degree progress   X  
Discuss academic challenges (not Academic Probation Process)    X  
 Discuss summer school  X    
 Discuss TE, focal area, etc.   X  
 Evaluate transfer credit     Email Advisor 
 Extend matriculation X    
 Grading Basis  X    
 Participation in Commencement  X    
 Part-time Status  X    
 Petition for exception to academic policy     Online Petition
 Readmission     Readmission
 Registration hold X    
 Repeat policy X    
 UCR Extension Enrollment     Concurrent Enrollment 
 Withdraw from the University  X    
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