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Academic Advising

Academic Advising Mission Statement

Franklin University's academic advising is accessible, timely, and student centered. Using an integrated approach, our professional advisors advocate for and encourage students as they attain personal and educational goals. In collaboration with the University community, we teach our students to connect with available resources in order to foster a culture of success.

What to Bring to Your Scheduled Appointment:

  • Student ID
  • Any related documentation (advising sheets, degree audits, personalized education plans, etc.)
  • List of questions

Our Services

  • Understanding administrative processes and academic programs
  • Exploring options regarding majors and potential careers
  • Course scheduling
  • Creating a tentative Personal Education Plan upon request
  • Referring you to other resources or University offices like Financial Aid
  • Reviewing your academic progress, course selection, and graduation requirements
  • Deciding whether to take classes on campus or online
  • Finding answers to questions by promptly responding to email and phone inquiries
  • Understanding your Academic Evaluation
  • Developing goals to assist you with overcoming obstacles toward your success as a student

Main Campus Advising Hours & Information

Please call to schedule an appointment with an academic advisor.

The advising appointment information above is for our main campus location in downtown Columbus, Ohio. To find hours and contact information for other Franklin University locations, please visit the locations section of our website.