Office of Student Success - What is Advising?

Important Dates

  • Sunday, January 6th
    • Last day to withdraw from Spring 2019 classes with no financial/academic penalty
  • Monday, January 7th
    • First day of Spring 2019 classes
  • Tuesday, January 22nd (CENSUS DATE)
  • Monday-Friday, March 4th-8th
    • Spring Break
  • Monday-Friday, March 11th-22nd
    • Summer 2019 and Fall 2019 registration opens for continuing FLC students
  • Friday, April 19th
    • Last day of Spring 2019 classes
  • Friday-Saturday, April 26th-27th
    • Commencement

Academic Advising information

The goal of Fort Lewis College Advising is to empower students to make informed choices about their academic, career, and life goals by actively listening to their desired direction and educating them about available resources.

Academic advisors work to make sure that students will be able to…

Degree requirements & plan/audit:

  • Understand all degree requirements
  • Access a degree audit
  • Read a degree audit (graduation map)
  • Create a degree plan

Goals & Career:

  • Understand the steps needed to successfully graduate from Fort Lewis College
  • Determine goals and get help with the process to get them there
  • Understand how his/her academic choices impact future career


  • Locate campus resources as needed


  • Utilize technology tools related to advising and registration on campus confidently (e.g., WebOpus, u.achieve, course catalog)

What We Offer:

Academic Advising

  • Choosing your classes for each semester to stay on track for graduation
  • Creating degree plans to finish your degree in four years
  • Changing or editing current or future schedules
  • Discussing transfer credits
  • Helping with scholarship appeals
  • Changing your major, adding or changing a minor
  • Discussing a Course Withdrawal, Administrative Withdrawal, or Semester Withdrawal

Achievement Coaching

  • Discussing of probation or academic warning status
  • Explanation of probation policies
  • Creating GPA calculators and degree plans
Questions about advising?

Professional Academic Advising Director: Alyse Spencer

Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences Advising Team Captain: Carrie Rehman
Professional Programs Advising: Contact Alyse Spencer
STEM & Health Advising Team Captain: Katrina Comfort