Academic Advising

Marshall academic advisors foster a dynamic partnership with you to actively create and refine your academic goals and plans.


Bridge Hall, Suite 104 (BRI 104)
  (213) 740-0690 |   (213) 740-7235
  undergrad.advising@marshall.usc.edu

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HOURS

Monday-Friday: 8:30am-5:00pm
USC students may schedule an advising appointment by calling 213-740-0690 or stopping by BRI 104

FALL & spring semester

Appointments:  Please call in advance to schedule an appointment. Appointments are 30 minutes except during the first week of the term when they are 15 minutes.  A limited number of of same-day appointments are available during the first week of the term and registration.
Drop-in Advising: 
No appointment is necessary for drop-in advising, and advisors can answer your quick questions. Drop-in advising is available Monday-Thursday from 3:00-4:00pm and also on Fridays during the first week of the term and registration.   

REGISTRATION & WEEK 1 HOURS

Appointments: Call in advance to schedule a 30-minute appointment.  A limited number of 15-minute same-day appointments will be available each morning for students who call that day. During week 1 of the semester, all appointments are 15 minutes.

Drop-in Advising: is available Monday – Friday from 3:00-4:00pm for answering quick questions.

SUMMER & SCHOOL BREAK HOURS

Advising is available by appointment only; there is no drop-in advising during the summer or school breaks


Your academic advisor understands that your college experience includes more than just your  time in the classroom and will  guide you in making decisions and choices that will  help you develop both academically and personally. As your goals and interests become more defined each year, your academic advisor can help you connect with and explore related  opportunities both inside and outside the classroom.  There is a lot to do and learn at USC  Marshall, and your academic advisor will  provide guidance and support as you discover and engage with the many resources offered on  the USC campus.

During your first year, you will see your academic advisor regularly (all students who have completed fewer than 24 units at USC are required to receive academic advisement prior to registration).  You will have the opportunity to meet your academic advisor one-on-one as well as in group meetings.  Group advising sessions provide  you with a chance to get to know your fellow students and hear about topics of interest to everyone, and  one-on-one appointments allow you to develop a more in-depth relationship with your academic advisor so that  you can work together on creating your personalized academic plan.  After the first year, your academic advisor will update your course plan each year and you may schedule appointments at your convenience.

To schedule an appointment with your academic advisor, please call or stop by the Office of Undergraduate Advising.