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Schedule an Appointment

New Students, please attend a New Student Orientation, called Thunderbird Orientation and Registration session before making an appointment with an Academic Advisor.

Certain programs of study require specialized Academic Advising.  Click Here for more information.

Options Available: In-Person, Telephone, & Video

Southern & Dobson Campus

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Schedule an appointment with an Academic Advisor.

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Schedule an appointment with a specific Advisor (by name).

Red Mountain Campus

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Schedule an appointment with an Academic Advisor at RED MOUNTAIN.

Student Athletes

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Schedule an appointment with a Student Athlete Advisor.

For assistance in making appointments please view our Cranium Appointment User Guide.

Advising Hours

Fall & Spring Hours
Monday – Friday

8:15am – 5:15pm
(Advising Appointments)

Saturday and Sunday Closed

Email an Academic Advisor

Email your questions to an Academic Advisor and they will get back to you within 2-3 business days.

Chat with an Academic Advisor

Chat is available for quick, 5-10 minute advising questions.

Chat is available:

  • Monday-Thursday 8:00AM-1:00PM & 2:00PM-5:00PM
  • Friday 10:00AM-1:00PM & 2pm-5pm.

Chat Now

When you see a green light below, an advisor is available.

    Video chat with Academic Advising Chat on Cranium Cafe

    To live chat on your computer, follow these directions below to get started:

    • Use Chrome or Firefox for your browser
    • Have your webcam ready (optional)
    • Have your microphone or a headset with a mic ready
    • When you see a green light below, just click on Chat With Me

    When logging into Cranium Cafe please log in via Canvas with your MEID and Password at the bottom of the page.

    Program Advising

    Nursing, Fire Science/EMT, Dental Hygiene, Education Studies, Fashion Merchandising and Music are advised via their respective departments. For all other programs please visit with general advising.

    New Student Advising

    All students new to college (with no prior or university credits) or new to the Maricopa County Community College District - will be required to meet with an Academic Advisor in order to register for classes for most programs of study. You can fulfill this requirement by attending a New Student Advising session at the Southern and Dobson campus, or meeting with an advisor individually at the Red Mountain campus. Visit the New Student Advising page for more information.