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Undergraduate advising

Message regarding academic advising and COVID-19

The health of the Sun Devil community is a top priority at ASU. In a university-wide effort to recognize and proactively address concerns surrounding the novel corona virus (COVID-19), advisors will continue to work with students remotely. As such, we continue to be fully operational, but are providing services via remote mechanisms such as email, phone, Zoom and Slack (in some cases). Graduate and undergraduate advisors are available during our regular business hours, Monday – Friday 8AM – 5PM Arizona time.

We offer express advising during the first few weeks of school in order to help as many students as possible. For information on Express Advising, to view the Express Advising schedule, and to sign into Express Advising (during scheduled Express hours) please go to http://links.asu.edu/CIDSEexpress.  

CIDSE Advising appointments are still regularly available via zoom and phone by going to https://fultonapps.asu.edu/advising/calendar/. We are committed to being able to continually support all of our students during this stressful time.

Please note:

  • Calls from the advising staff may come from unknown numbers as various technologies are being utilized to make outbound calls to students.
  • Emails may take up to 48 hours (2 business days) for responses during this time period. Please avoid sending duplicate emails as it keeps me from getting through all of your inquiries in a timely manner. Also, please ensure that you are including your ASU ID in every email if you would like a timely response.

Please visit the ASU COVID-19 website for continuous updates on corona virus implications for ASU: https://eoss.asu.edu/health/announcements/coronavirus

Academic Advisor Assignment

Most undergraduate engineering students have a principal advisor. Find your principal advisor by logging in to My ASU and clicking on the blue “Academic Advising” link in the “Academic Support Team box. Tempe undergraduate students have either NEST or SOAR focused advisors. 

NEST INFORMATION

Newly admitted CIDSE students (first-year and transfer) will meet with academic advisors from our NEST advising group. NEST academic advisors specialize in helping new CIDSE students navigate their first year at ASU. During their first year at ASU, new students are presented with unique opportunities and challenges. The CIDSE NEST academic advisors specialized their training and knowledge to help new students take advantage of these unique opportunities and overcome the unique challenges. Working with the NEST advisors, new CIDSE students will establish a strong foundation that will serve them through graduation!

SOAR INFORMATION

CIDSE students who have established a solid foundation for success after completing a year of ASU coursework will meet with our SOAR advising group. SOAR academic advisors specialize in helping continuing CIDSE students establish and achieve their academic goals. ASU, Fulton Engineering, and CIDSE have an indescribable number of resources available to help students achieve their academic, professional, and personal goals. Identifying and taking advantage of these resources can at times be difficult and confusing for students. The SOAR academic advisors have the specific knowledge and training to help students take advantage of these resources and set themselves on a path to success!

When do I need to see my CIDSE advisor?

Students are required to meet with an advisor during their first two semesters in order to be eligible to register. After that, students will not be required to meet with an advisor, although it is highly recommended that students check in with advising at a minimum of once per year. After

There are a multitude of other reasons as to why a student would want to meet with an academic advisor, Here are some common reasons:

  • To gain a better understanding of program requirements.
  • To create a personalized four year study plan.
  • If you are unsure or having any trouble that you need guidance with choosing classes: ensuring one is “on track,” sequencing correctly within the degree, meeting degree requirements, and meeting graduation requirements.
  • Help identifying resources. Academic advisors are well versed in the resources available to students at ASU. If you need assistance but don’t know where to start an advisor can help point you in the correct direction.
  • Help completing petitions, appeals, an other university forms.

 

CIDSE Academic Advising Center at Tempe campus

Phone:
480-965-3199

Physical Address:
Centerpoint, Suite 105
660 S. Mill Ave.
Tempe, AZ 85281

Business Hours:
8 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-5 p.m.

Tempe campus undergraduate advising email: 
cidse.undergrad@asu.edu

Tempe graduate advising email: 
cidse.advising@asu.edu

CIDSE Academic Advising Center at Polytechnic campus and ASU Online

Phone:
480-727-3520

Physical Address:
Picacho Hall, Suite 245
7151 E. Sonoran Arroyo Mall
Mesa, AZ, 85212

Business Hours:
8 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-5 p.m.

Polytechnic campus undergraduate advising email:
cidse.undergrad@asu.edu

Polytechnic campus graduate advising email: 
cidse.gradpoly@asu.edu

ASU Online undergraduate advising email:
cidse.online@asu.edu

MCS Online Graduate advising email:
MCSonline@asu.edu

Need answers?

Call the CIDSE Academic Advising Center with any questions at 480-965-3199, make an advising appointment or send an email to cidse.undergrad@asu.edu. Business hours are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-noon and 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Aubrey Fox

Aubrey Fox
Academic Success Advisor

Polytechnic campus
ASU Online campus
Undergraduate advising

Kirk Hagen

Kirk Hagen

Kirk Hagen
Academic Success Advisor, Sr.

Polytechnic campus
ASU Online campus
Undergraduate advising

Sue Lafond

Sue Lafond

Sue Lafond
Academic Success Advisor Coordinator, Sr.

Tempe campus
Undergraduate advising
NEST/SOAR focus

Yvette Smith

Yvette Smith

Yvette Smith
Academic Success Advisor Coordinator

Polytechnic campus
ASU Online campus
Undergraduate advising