University Advising Services

Welcome!

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The University Advising Services is the home for Pre-Education and Exploratory student advising, transition assistance, and academic and personal support at UNA. Our team is dedicated to helping new students adjust to college life, navigate their first year on campus, and supporting the transition into their academic program of study. We're excited to welcome all new Lions to campus and help them be Bold, Fearless, Confident, and Kind! Roar Lions!

For the 2020-2021 academic year, our Center advises first-year freshmen. You can find more about your department and advisor below:

The USC offers workshops throughout the semester that are open to any students. We will attend classes upon request to present on one of the following topics: 

  • Advising 101: DegreeWorks, The Advising Process, and How to Register for Classes
  • Avoiding the All Nighter: Time Management 
  • Getting over the Fear of Testing
  • Note-taking 101: Making Sense of the Lecture
  • Study Smart: Using your Academic Resources

 

Click here to access the reservation form to request one of these topics for your class. 

Click here to take our Workshops Interest Survey

Click here to take out Workshops 2020 Review survey

The USC offers a variety of tutoring services with peer tutors. 

The Center for Writing Excellence offers support for any writing assignment associated with a currently registered course. 

The Mathematics Learning Center offers support for a math course in which a student is currently registered. 

Academic Tutoring Services offers support for many other 100-200 level courses that range from biology to Spanish. If a course is needed and not currently offered, students should reach out to us to see if we can still find some resources. 

If a student is interested in becoming a paid peer consultant for any of these areas, they should contact that center or come by to talk to someone in the Success Center. 

The USC offers several testing services including the GRE, ACT, SAT, PRAXIS, and CLEP. 

The Testing Center is now located at East Campus. 

For more information on these services, visit the testing website

TutorTrac is our appointment scheduling system. Your login information is the same as your portal information. 

When you login, you should look for "Search for availabilities" and select the center you need. Fill out all of the drop down boxes and click search. This will provide you with a minimum of 2 weeks of available appointments with consultants who have open times. 

If you have questions or issues, you can reach out to successcenter@una.edu or call 256-765-4722.

 Hours of Operation

  • You can come by our offices on the second floor of The Commons anytime Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • It is often best to schedule an appointment to talk with one of our staff members.  We are happy to help you!
  • If you would like an appointment with an advisor, please call 256-765-4722 to speak with our Front Desk Attendant or use our online scheduling software by clicking here.