The Advising web site focuses on academic advising, creating academic success, discovering your major, and general resources to help you be successful. USM Advising is committed to diversity-competent advising, anti-racism practices, and policies that foster equity. Learn more about Advising.

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Drop-ins between 9am-3pm Monday-Friday/until 6pm Monday & Tuesday.  Please click Get Started below.

Advisor Drop-ins

You can meet with us from 9am-6pm Monday & Tuesday / 9am- 3pm Wednesday-Friday. Please click Get Started below.
Advising's Virtual Front Desk team

Virtual Front Desk

Our Virtual Front Desk is happy to help you! We are here daily from 10am-3pm. Click Get Started to join our Zoom room.

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Connecting to Advising Remotely

We are still here to help you! Click below to find out how to connect with us.

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Advising and Course Selection

Advising and Selecting Your Courses

These resources and “How To” guides will help you get the most out of your advising experience.
Choosing Courses

Major and Degree Planning

Making your choice of a major and completing your degree can seem challenging. We have many resources here to help you through the process.
The Advising Process

The Advising Process

Your faculty and professional advisors will be working with you from the time you first enroll until you graduate.
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Resources To Help

Consider these resources your academic tool kit. By using them you'll save time and be better connected on your road to success.

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Academic Development

Academic Development supports students on probation, suspension appeal, and returning from suspension. Advisors partner with students to help them ...