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Academic Advising Services

The HFA Advising & Career Center offers academic advising services for students with declared majors in the College of Humanities & Fine Arts.

We assist with:

  • Academic advising and graduation clearance 
  • Language testing
  • Information about majors, minors, and certificates   
  • Information about study abroad and domestic exchange   
  • Accomodations for diagnosed learning challenges   
  • Resource and referral information  
  • Exceptions to academic regulations   
  • Academic Deans' actions   
  • Foreign language testing   
  • Advising regarding internships, practica, and co-ops   
  • Planning for multiple majors and degrees