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Academic advising for first-year students

When you join The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences you’ll become a part of our vibrant and diverse community with more than 22,000 students who are collaborating on innovative research, solving problems across disciplines and striving to make the world a better place. Your first year at Arizona State University is a time to explore your passions, discover your interests and thrive in your academic pursuits.

During your first year, you will meet with an advisor in Armstrong Hall. Home to three advising hubs, the advisors in Armstrong Hall are dedicated to providing you with meaningful plans to meet your academic and career goals.

We encourage you to meet with your advisor regularly to make sure you stay on track to meet your goals. Curious who your advisor is? To start, check your MyASU page.


Professional staff


Advising hubs


Futures Center

How to make an appointment with your advisor

Your academic advisors are your guides throughout your time in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. They will assist you in developing meaningful plans to meet your individual academic and career goals. Together with your first-year advisor, you’ll develop a path to success at ASU, plans to graduate on time and resources to help you succeed after college. We encourage you to meet with your advisor regularly to make sure you stay on track to meet your goals.

To schedule an appointment with your advisor:

  • New Students:
  • Current Students:
    • Schedule through MyASU in the Academic Support Team, Academic Advising area

Additional first-year advising resources

Futures Center

Prepare for life after graduation. The Futures Center has the resources to help you thrive.


If you need a little extra help with a class, discover the multiple tutoring options available.


Get ready for your professional life through internships.

Living on campus

Live with students who share your interests.

Clubs and Organizations

Join a student club to find friends with similar interests.

Study abroad

Study abroad for a semester and learn about other cultures.