The WellStar College Advising Center serves Kennesaw State University undergraduate students who are pursuing or considering a major or minor in the WellStar College.click here for health and physical education advising
The Center is dedicated to helping WellStar College students develop and succeed academically. We are committed to creating a positive environment where everyone is treated with dignity and respect, and diversity is recognized and valued.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who does the Advising Center serve?The WellStar College Advising Center only serves current KSU students
What is academic advising?
Academic Advising is a student-centered, collaborative process with the purpose of helping students process and achieve their academic goals.
Who is my advisor?
Students are not assigned specific advisors. All advisors in the Center have knowledge about the various WellStar College programs. When you schedule an appointment, all available advisors with expertise in your program and with your advising issue will be displayed.
Do I need to see an advisor?Although advising is not compulsory after the first year, we strongly encourage you to see an advisor. We can provide information you may not be able to garner on your own, saving you time and frustration.
How can an advisor help me?
- Fulfilling general education requirements
- Reviewing degree requirements
- Creating academic plans
- Readmission to major
- Connecting with campus resources
- Determining alternate academic options
What are my advising options?
Scheduled individual appointments at appointments.kennesaw.edu
- 30 minutes
- Scheduled at least 24 hours in advance with a specific advisor
- Flexible in nature and can include multiple topics
Scheduled group advising, if needed
- 10 – 15 minutes (best suited for quick questions and requests)
- No appointment needed
- Walk-in hours 8:00 AM–12:00 PM on Fridays
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
*for quick questions utilize LiveChat or Virtual Advisor
How should I prepare for an appointment?
- Write questions in advance and bring them with you
- Bring something to take notes
- Show up early or on time
What qualifies as a walk-in appointment?
Walk-in advising is a 10-minute advising session on a first-come, first-served basis.
Services available during walk-in advising: questions or information on the current or upcoming semester, questions on prerequisite courses, and providing students with resources for growth and autonomy in the registration process.
Services NOT available during walk-in advising: long-term planning, schedule building, academic success planning, Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP), and major exploration appointments.