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Is this your first year at ASU?

First-year students (not including new transfer students or online students) receive advising support in Armstrong Hall.

First-year advising

We take advising seriously! Students are encouraged to meet regularly with an advisor to help plan their course of study or if they are facing difficulties in their classes.

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Tempe Campus Students

We are not in the office at this time, but we are available for phone appointments and are happy to work with you through email. Please email with questions or schedule a phone advising appointment using our new online scheduler. We appreciate your patience and understanding at this challenging time.

Schedule an appointment


If you have questions, call 480-965-6978

ASU Online Students

Schedule an Appointment

If you are a graduate student in need of advising, please contact

If you have questions, call 480-965-6978

Advising Team

Advisors for Tempe campus students

Denise Barnard, 480-965-2031,, SS 100D

Advisors for online majors

Lisa Barth, 480-965-7548,, SS 100B
Kelli Ramirez, 480-727-7753,, SS 100F
Wes Jackson, 480-965-7864,, SS 100B

Prospective Online Graduate Students

Current Online Graduate Students


We have a 24 hour response policy for advising. If you send an e-mail or leave a voice mail message for an advisor, you will be contacted within 24 business hours (Monday-Friday, 8am to 5pm).

Questions? Please call 480-965-6978


When should I see an advisor?

Prepare for your appointment

Review your:

  • Degree requirements by reading the relevant portions of the ASU Catalog
  • DARS. You are accountable for your degree requirements.
  • Course descriptions and prerequisites BEFORE your appointment

Bring your:

  • Sun Card (Driver's License or government-issued ID are accepted)
  • List of questions
  • Tentative class schedule if you want to discuss registration
  • Pen and paper to take notes