Advising Frequently Asked Questions - COVID-19

Can I still meet with my academic advisor if no classes are in session?

Yes, all advising offices will continue to hold appointments. Appointments will take place primarily over the phone.

Some advising offices will be using other forms of meeting, including chat or video appointments. Please confirm with your advising area before your appointment as to which format will be used.

How do I schedule an appointment with my academic advisor?

You can schedule an appointment with your academic advisor online through your myWSU portal.

Get step by step directions

You are also able to call your advising office and schedule an appointment over the phone.


College of Health Professions

316-978-3304, Option 2

Chp.advisor@wichita.edu


W. Frank Barton School of Business

316-978-3203, Option 2

Business.advisor@wichita.edu


College of Applied Studies

316-978-3300, Option 2

coedu@wichita.edu


Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

316-978-3700, Option 2 • Las.adivsor@wichita.edu


College of Fine Arts

316-978-6634, Option 2 • Cfa.advisor@wichita.edu


College of Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

316-978-2820, Option 2 • angela.blackerby@wichita.edu

Biomedical Engineering

316-978-2821, Option 2 • BMEadvising@wichita.edu

Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, & Computer Science

316-978-2822, Option 2 • karen.wright@wichita.edu

Engineering Technology and Applied Computing

316-978-2823, Option 2 • ETadvising@wichita.edu

Industrial Engineering and Product Design & Manufacturing Engineering

316-978-2826, Option 2 • IMEadvising@wichita.edu

Mechanical Engineering

316-978-2825, Option 2 • lena.lamei@wichita.edu

Undecided Engineering

316-978-3420, Option 2 • erin.shields@wichita.edu

Office of Online Learning

316-978-7757 • online@wichita.edu


Honors

316-978-3375, Option 2 • Jessica.Raburn@wichita.edu


First-Year Advising

316-978-3909 • onestop@wichita.edu

Will I still have a full advising appointment, even if it’s not in person?
Yes, appointments will be scheduled for 30 minutes or one hour, depending on the needs of your appointment. If additional time is needed, a follow-up appointment can be scheduled.
When does registration begin for the Summer and Fall 2020 semesters?

Registration will begin for the Summer and Fall 2020 semesters on Monday, April 6, 2020.

Registration will open as follows:

  • Monday, April 6 at 7:00 a.m. – Seniors and Honors Students
  • Tuesday, April 7 at 12:01 a.m. – Juniors
  • Wednesday, April 8 at 12:01 a.m. – Sophomores
  • Thursday, April 9 at 12:01 a.m. - Freshman
Do I have to meet with an academic advisor before I register in classes?

First-Year Advising

All new incoming domestic freshmen students (straight from high school) will work with a First-Year Advisor at OneStop.

March 1-July 31:  After completing the Orientation Registration and Enrollment Questionnaire, a First-Year Advisor will build a schedule based on the answers you provide. You will receive an email instructing you to log in to your myWSU portal to accept the schedule or deny it and request your First-Year Advisor contact you for possible changes. You will have two (2) weeks to complete this enrollment step. Once accepted, you are officially enrolled in classes and financially responsible for them. Your second semester you will have an advising appointment with your First-Year Advisor to enroll for classes and prepare for your upcoming semester.

August 1-February 28: After completing the Orientation Registration, you will need to work directly with your First-Year Advisor to complete the enrollment process.


Barton School of Business

  • First semester transfer students new to WSU
  • Students who need authorization to enroll in MGMT 681 can request permission or meet with an academic advisor
  • Current non-degree WSU students who have been admitted into a degree-bound program

NOTE: Business students who have not completed the Advance Standing Exams will have a hold and will not be able to enroll until these are completed.


College of Applied Studies

  • First semester transfer students new to WSU
  • Current WSU students who have changed their major to Education
  • Current non-degree WSU students who have been admitted into a degree-bound program
  • Pre-Education majors who have less than 48 hours and less than a 2.0 GPA

College of Engineering

  • All students

College of Fine Arts

  • All students

College of Health Professions

  • All freshman and sophomores
  • First semester transfer students new to WSU
  • Current non-degree WSU students who have been admitted into a degree-bound program
  • Undecided Health Professions students

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • First semester transfer students new to WSU
  • Current non-degree WSU students who have been admitted into a degree-bound program
  • Undecided Liberal Arts and Sciences students

Honors College

  • At least once per year, you should meet with your Honors advisor, and especially as questions arise regarding your Honors curriculum.
  • Honors advising is a supplement to advising with your major.
  • Contact Jessica.Raburn@wichita.edu to set up an appointment.
How do I access the course schedule online?
The Wichita State University schedule of courses, can be viewed online at wichita.edu/schedule.
How do I add or drop classes online?

If you do not have active holds on your account preventing registration, and you have met your possible advising requirement for the semester, you can add or drop classes through Banner 9 Self Service available in your myWSU portal.

Get step by step instructions of how to add classes online

Get step by step instructions of how to drop classes

How do I access or run my Degree Audit?
You are able to access your Degree Works Audit through your myWSU portal. For step by step directions of how to run your Degree Audit.
When will in-person classes resume?
At this time, Wichita State University has suspended in-person classes for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester. It is planned that in-person classes will resume for the Fall 2020 semester.
Do you plan to have classes this summer?
We continue planning to offer remote and online classes for Summer 2020.
What is the best way to stay connected and make sure I am getting current information?
The best way to stay connected to any university information to check your Wichita State student email regularly.