Contact and Office Hours
Undergraduate Advising supports Mays Business School by advising and mentoring undergraduate business students. The Undergraduate Advising Office acts on behalf of the Dean for undergraduate student academic matters, and college and university requirements.
The Undergraduate Advising Office, located in room 238 Wehner Building, is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. For information or inquiry, call 979.862.3850 or fax 979.862.3867. The mailing address is:
238 Wehner Building
College Station, TX 77843-4118
The Undergraduate Advising Office the office provides assistance to all business undergraduates for processes and requests, including the following.
- Admission requirements and application for upper-level business major
- Curriculum updates for approved requests for upper-level change of major
- Curriculum updates for approved minor field of study and minor field of study removal
- Q-drops and student withdrawals
- Applications to participate in a study abroad program, TAMU and non-TAMU
- Petitions related to college and university policies, procedures and requirements
- Referral to on-campus support services for academic and/or personal difficulties
- Applications and appeals for change of major into Mays Business School (on campus change of major)
Academic advising is a collaboration between the student and academic advisor. Advising is provided for business students according to lower- or upper-level admission status.
Lower-level Business Students
Lower-level business (BUAD) students receive advising from Undergraduate Advising Office (UAO) academic advisors in 238 Wehner. UAO academic advisors and graduate assistants are available to serve all business freshmen and sophomores. Students are encouraged to meet regularly with an academic advisor. Although students are not assigned to specific advisors, they may request to meet with the advisor of their choice.
Appointments and Information
UAO academic advisors are anxious to help with any academic questions or issues. They are available during regular business hours for advising by email, telephone, and/or via Zoom session.
Advising by Drop-in: Due to COVID-19 advising by drop-in is not generally available during the Fall 2020 semester. Advising by appointment is available.
Advising by Appointment: Available from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. To make an appointment use the following link:
Undergraduate Advising Academic Advisors (click on name to see a bio)
- Ms. Ashley Corn, Academic Advisor III – email@example.com
- Ms. Sarah Hooper, Academic Advisor III, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Ms. Alyssa Hartmann, Academic Advisor II, email@example.com
- Ms. Brittany Schultz, Academic Advisor II, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Ms. Catherine Young, Academic Advisor II – email@example.com
Undergraduate Advising Office Staff (click on name to see a bio)
- Mr. Peter Drysdale, Director of Academic Services – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Dr. Linda Windle, Associate Director of Academic Services – email@example.com
- Mr. Patrick Williams, Assistant Director of Academic Services – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Ms. Erin Parks, Senior Administrative Coordinator – email@example.com
- Ms. Amber Garcia, Administrative Associate – firstname.lastname@example.org
Upper-Level Business Students
Upper-level business students (accounting, finance, management, management information systems, marketing, and supply chain management) receive advising from academic advisors for their majors. Refer to the following list for your upper-level major academic advisor.
Communicating with Advisors
Following are guidelines students should follow when communicating with advisors:
- Only email from the Texas A&M University (TAMU) account,
- In the subject header include a brief reason for the email,
- Always include full name and UIN,
- Use respectful, courteous,0000000000 and professional language,
- Allow at least 24-48 hours for a response,
- Do not use abbreviated text language,
- Do not reply to a mass email. Begin a new email,
- Do not forward email to another account, i.e. Gmail, Yahoo, etc.,
- Do not resend the same email multiple times, and
- Read TAMU email correspondence. Important notices and reminders are sent via TAMU email. Students are responsible for reading, and acting accordingly.