Whether you are an incoming, transfer, or current student, academic advisement is essential to your academic success. Your academic advisor will provide you with information, assistance, and encouragement throughout your time at UAB. In general, advisors:

Advisor with undergraduate student in an advising session reviewing documents.

The College of Arts and Sciences' Academic Advising website has everything you need — advice, contact information, and all kinds of helpful links.

  • help you identify your goals and develop educational plans to reach them
  • help you understand degree requirements, course selection, and schedule planning
  • refer you to resources across campus that can boost your academic performance
  • help you understand academic policies and procedures
  • provide information about potential areas of study

Please contact the College of Arts and Sciences Advising Office to find contact information for your advisor.

If you have any questions about internships, professional development, or the political science major or minor, you can also contact the Department Chair.