Coronavirus (COVID-19) information and resources.  Spring quarter and summer session instruction will be delivered remotely.

Welcome to CNAS Advising

Although the UCR campus is closed through June 19 in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Spring 2020 quarter has begun and instruction is being conducted remotely.  In addition, UCR's Summer Session is also being delivered remotely.  However, the staff of the CNAS Undergraduate Academic Advising Center are still available to assist you and our services continue to be offered online during the campus closure!
We recognize that this is a challenging and unprecedented situation, so we are doing all we can to limit the disruptions to our students' academic needs while working to contain the spread of the virus as much as possible.  As of now, academic advising is being conducted by:
For more academic resources to students during this time, you can visit:


The CNAS Undergraduate Academic Advising Center helps students understand the policies and procedures pertaining to their academic careers.  All CNAS students are assigned an Academic Advisor who provides them with the guidance they need to navigate their degree path as well as the university as a whole.  Advisors are also here to direct students to the proper on-campus and off-campus resources.  Important reasons why you should visit the CNAS Advising Center include:
  • When necessary, to request divisonal dean's approval
  • Declare or change your major
  • Declare a minor
  • Repeat a class for the second time (third time taking)
  • Take a course or courses outside of UCR during the school year and/or during the summer
  • Take a leave of absence from the university
  • Withdraw from the university
  • Readmit to the university

Contact Us

Location: 1223 Pierce Hall
Call: 951 827-7294 or 951 827-3102
Office Hours: Mon - Fri: *9am-12pm & 1-4pm (*We open at 10am on Wednesdays)

Appointments       Email


Events & Opportunities

Finish in Four

Finish in Four

Click on the link below to watch a video about one of our students who is involved in a variety of campus programs and events while also staying on track to finish her undergraduate study in four years. With help from her academic advisor, this student has managed to keep her busy schedule under control with academics as a priority.