Welcome to the Center for Advising and Counseling
The Center for Advising and Counseling (UCAC) is the administrative unit which can serve as the academic home for students who have attempted 30-plus hours of college credit and who do not yet met the admission requirements for one of the University’s degree-granting senior colleges. UCAC also offers an enrollment option and advising assistance for students working to meet the admission requirements to the Allied Health, Pre-Public Health, Pre-Dental Hygiene, and Pre-Pharmacy programs at the LSU Health Sciences Centers in New Orleans and Shreveport or Pharmacy Programs in Louisiana. Note: Pre-Nursing advising is available in the Center for Freshman Year.
UCAC Operating Schedule
The UCAC team is not hosting in-person appointments at this time. We are assisting students virtually by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) and virtual drop-ins/appointments.
Virtual Appointments: Beginning September 9th
UCAC academic counselors will met with students on a virtual appointment basis beginning September 9th. During this time, UCAC students can schedule a virtual appointment through the Navigate Student app.
When scheduling a virtual appointment, select the following options as prompted.
- Care Unit: Academic Advising
- Location: University College – Center for Advising and Counseling (UCAC)
- Service: (select reason)
- Comment: Indicate major and advising needs
Prior to the appointment, an email will be sent with instructions on how to access the Zoom appointment (online or phone). If the major was indicated in the comment box, additional advising documents will be sent at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled appointment time. If the major is not indicated, important information may not be available at the time of the advising appointment.
Meet with an Advisor
Office Location & Hours:
Virtual Appointments only at this time
8:00 am–4:30 pm
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