We are excited that you have chosen to pursue an online degree in Astronomical and Planetary Sciences. Please review the tabs below to find next steps relevant to what you need.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to your online advisors for support:

Jessica Jenner
Academic Success Advisor (Online advisor, BS in Astronomical and Planetary Sciences)
E-mail: Jessica.Jenner@asu.edu
Phone: (480) 727-3585
Office: ISTB4 7th Floor (School of Earth and Space Exploration main office)

Schedule an Appointment here

All students should prepare for advising appointments by reviewing their full Degree Audit Report (DARS), reviewing their major map, and creating a list of questions or discussion items for the advisor.

New Students

Welcome to ASU Online!

To get started with your first semester, here are the next steps to follow:

Step 1: Review Degree Audit Report (DARS)

  • View the DARS Explainer Experience Video
  • The below notification indicates that 1 or more courses have not been fully evaluated/added to your degree audit:
    • "ATTENTION! Student has a transcript(s) on file with coursework that is currently being evaluated for transferability or applicability”
  • Your academic advisor will not be able to assist you until all credits have been evaluated. Please review the DARS before scheduling an appointment and check that:
    • All transfer work is represented in the DARS
    • All transfer work is evaluated

Step 2: Placement Exams

Step 3: Enroll in Orientation

Step 4: Schedule Advising Appointment

  • After completing the above steps, schedule your first advising appointment. 
  • Appointments can be scheduled by clicking on the Academic Advising section of your My ASU page. All appointments are Arizona time.
  • Please select the follow Purpose of Appointment: New Student – First Semester Registration (45 Minutes)
  • Prepare for advising appointments by creating a list of questions or discussion items for the advisor and having a computer accessible during the appointment time.

If you have any questions or issues completing the above steps, please email sese-online@asu.edu.

Continuing Students

Welcome back!

Currently, all AST and SES courses (except for SES 106) are only available once a year. To prevent pre-requisite issues that may delay your graduation, please meet with your advisor regularly.

Schedule appointments with your academic advisor to discuss scheduling classes, academic warnings, probation, graduation, or any other questions. Appointments can be scheduled by clicking on the Academic Advising section of your My ASU page. All appointments are Arizona time.

If you need additional support outside of the academic advisor services, please review the Additional Services tab for further assistance.


Drop-in coming soon!

A month before the Fall 2021 start date, drop-in appointments will be available. An email will be sent out to all students when drop-ins are available.

All contact information for your advisor is above, please schedule an appointment or email your advisor to get assistance during this time.

Additional ASU Services

Success Coaches are here to support you throughout your time at ASU and can provide help with managing time and stress, career and professional exploration, resources that are relevant to you, and more! You can schedule an appointment on your MyASU in the Coaching section under academic support team or call 844-691-2240.

Career Services offers both in-person and virtually:

  • One-on-one career advising
  • Professional mentoring with community partners and alumni in various career sectors
  • Internship and full-time job postings
  • Info sessions targeted towards specific professional topics
  • On-campus interviews
  • Hiring events and networking opportunities with employers and alumni
  • Career and skill assessments

Online tutoring is provided live via Zoom, which allows you to speak directly with a tutor, share your screen with your problems, and work collaboratively in a whiteboard space with the tutor. The tutor will have a camera and will use audio to communicate with you.  View this introduction to online tutoring video

To get started with online tutoring:

  1. Access live online tutoring via Zoom.
  2. View the schedule using Tutor Search.

360 Life Services is a comprehensive support program that offers free, 24/7 counseling and crisis intervention in person or by phone. You can also chat at your convenience with topic specialists in legal, personal finance, childcare, education and more. This confidential resource supports your education, career and personal needs.

For immediate, live services, call 833-223-9883.