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Meet Your Advisor each Semester

Meet with an advisor at least once each semester to plan ahead, make informed decisions, and Make Tracks to graduation. It is possible for students to have multiple advisors assigned to them.

Central Academic Advising (CAA)

Provides specific advising for sophomores, transfer students, students on probation, and pre-Social Work majors.

Students who are undecided should research majors and Declare a Major by their sophomore year.
Undecided sophomore, junior, and senior students contact CAA to schedule an advising appointment.

Freshmen contact First Year Transition to schedule an advising appointment with their academic coach.

The College of Technology (COT) is the advisor of record for students pursuing a technology degree or certificate.

Academic students take action and formally declare their major to be assigned a departmental/faculty advisor.

Contact CAA in one of the following locations to schedule an advising appointment:

  • Call (208) 282-3277
  • Museum building, 3rd Floor, Room 307
  • Office Hours Fall/Spring: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday - Summer 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Walk-in Hours Fall/Spring: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday - Summer 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Email for Student Advising information - AskanAdvisor@isu.edu
  • Meet Pocatello Advisors
  • Call (208) 282-7800
  • Bennion Student Union Building
  • Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
  • Evening Hours 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday
  • Meet Idaho Falls Advisors
  • Call (208) 373-1700
  • 1311 E. Central Drive, Meridian, ID
  • Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
  • Walk-in Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
  • Meet Meridian Advisors
  • Call (208) 933-2300
  • CSI Higher Education Center, Hepworth Building, Suite 144
  • Office Hours Fall/Spring: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
  • Walk-in Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
  • Meet Twin Falls Advisors

Department Mentors and Faculty Advisors

Students who have formally declared a major are assigned a departmental/faculty advisor.

Specialized Advisors

Advisors and their advisees have a shared responsibility when it comes to the advising relationship.

An advisor will:

  • Provide a safe, respectful, and confidential space for students to ask questions, discuss interests, and express concerns.
  • Understand and effectively communicate ISU degree requirements.
  • Support students in making decisions about their major and assist in planning their program of study.
  • Make effective referrals that allow students to navigate the university successfully.

An advisor expects that students will:

  • Take notes during advising meetings and keep an advising folder for important information in their advising sessions.
  • Schedule an appointment with their major advisor or Central Academic Advising once each semester.
  • Come to appointments prepared with their degree audit report and a list of questions or topics to discuss.
  • Research programs, policies, procedures, and opportunities as appropriate.

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