Academic Advising

Force Requests

The force request link ( will be available as indicated in the following table. All force requests received during these periods will be reviewed on the dates indicated.

Start DateEnd DateReview DateSemester
1/2/201912 PM on 1/10/20191/11/2019Spring 2019

Students should thoroughly read all Department of Finance force rules and policies listed in the force request form prior to submitting a request.


The goal of our advising is to provide academic and professional guidance to help students make informed decisions about their educational plans and life goals that are consistent with their interests, abilities, and values.

Lower Level Business Students

Students who have not been admitted to upper level will be advised in Undergraduate Advising. Requests to declare a major must be filed in that office.

Upper Level Business Students

Finance Advisors

Jennifer Garcia Headshot3Ms. Jennifer Garcia
Office Location: 341B
Advising By Appointment Only
Available to: Available to U3 and U4 undergraduate FINC majors and undergraduate Commercial Banking Program students.
ProfileMs. Rebecca Itz
Office Location: 351B
Advising by Appointment only: Please e-mail
Available to Graduate Students in the following programs:
Master of Financial Management (MFM) (Trading, Risks, and Investments and Commercial Banking Program), and Master of Science in Finance (MSF)
Lauren Welford HeadshotMs. Lauren Welford
Office Location: 341C
Advising By Appointment Only
Available to: Aggies on Wall Street Students



Academic Success Center: Academic Coaching, Tutoring, Texas Success Initialize

CFA:  CFA Institute and the CFA Exam

Mays Career Services: Career Programming

Mays Communication Lab: “Strengthen Your Professional Voice”

Student Counseling Service: Intervention Services