CNAS Undergraduate Academic Advising Center

Welcome to CNAS Advising

Welcome to the CNAS Undergraduate Academic Advising Center (UAAC)! From orientation to graduation, Academic Advisors play a crucial role in helping you achieve your academic goals.  We are committed to offering you academic guidance every step of the way throughout your undergraduate career.  CNAS UAAC offers hybrid appointment options and general drop-in advising in person through our General Undergraduate Advising Check-In's (GUAC) option.  We encourage you to make an appointment through our online scheduling system or stop by to see us in person at 1223 Pierce Hall.



To access or contact your academic advisor, see information below:

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Who to Meet 

Welcome, UCR students!  When it comes to academic support, it is essential to know who to meet.  Upon admission to UCR, you were assigned a dedicated advisor who is here to assist you on your academic journey.  To find your assigned advisor, you have two options: check your Student Profile on R'web or visit your CNAS Major page. Learn more about meeting with your assigned advisor here.
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 The CNAS Undergraduate Academic Advising Center offers two convenient options for student advising appointments: in-person or virtual.  Advising appointments are the preferred method for discussing academic questions or concerns that may require more time.  You can see your advisor during an appointment to discuss topics like major changes, long-term academic plans, double-majors or minors, etc.  You can schedule your meeting with your assigned advisor at  Learn more about making advising appointments here.


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 General Undergraduate Advising Check-In's (GUAC)

 The CNAS Undergraduate Academic Advising Center is proud to offer General Undergrad Advising Check-In's (GUAC) for students seeking quick and straightforward advising assistance.   Located in at 1223 Pierce Hall, our advisor are available throughout the day for drop-in advising sessions.  Learn more about seeing an advisor in person for GUAC here.
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Emailing is a convenient way for students to get in contact with their academic advisor.  Please expect responses within 2-3 business days, and please note that this response time may extend during peak advising times.  If you need detailed information for a more complex advising question, you should schedule an advising appointment with your assigned advisor.  For quick and more general questions, you should take advantage of the General Undergrad Advising Check-In's (GUAC) option.   Find more details about protocol and best practices when contacting your advisor here.

GUAC! General Undergrad Advising Check-Ins

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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)

Advising Appointments:

General advising email:

Email a peer advisor: 


Spring Dates & Deadlines

For all quarterly dates & deadlines, please visit the UCR Academic Calendar . 

Below are some of the important dates & deadlines to keep in mind for this quarter.


First Day of Classes 

Monday, April 1

Last Day to Add/Drop Courses on R'Web (no W for drops, EAFs will be required for add/drops after this deadline)

Fri, April 12

Last Day to Submit a Part-Time Fee Waiver  if enrolled in 10 units or less

Fri, April 12 at 12noon

Last Day to Add a Course with only faculty approval (no Dean approval required and no processing fee) via an Enrollment Adjustment Form

Fri, April 19 at 12noon

Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a W ($4 fee) via an Enrollment Adjustment Form

Fri, May 10 at 12noon

Last Day to S/NC a Course ($4 fee) via an Enrollment Adjustment Form

Fri, May 24 at 12noon

Last Day to Withdraw From the Quarter (all classes with Ws) - must see advisor

Fri, June 7 by 4pm

Last Day of Classes

Fri, June 7

Finals Week

Sat, Jun 8 - Fri, Jun 14


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