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Is this your first year at ASU?

First-year students (not including new transfer students or online students) receive advising support in Armstrong Hall.

First-year advising

Adding or changing a major?

Want to change your major or add a second one? Visit the advisors in Armstrong Hall for assistance. Learn more about the process and schedule an appointment.

Changing majors


Rebecca (Becky) Polley
Manager, Academic Programs Office
Phone: (480) 965-5768
Office: ISTB4 7th Floor (SESE main office)

Kelli Wallace
Academic Success Specialist
Phone: (480) 727-3584
Office: ISTB4 7th Floor (SESE main office)

Rebecca (Becca) Dial
Academic Support Specialist, Sr (Honors’ Advisor)
Phone: (480) 965-2213
Office: ISTB4 7th Floor (SESE main office)

Advisor Responsibilities

  • Assist students in the planning of their academic schedules 
  • Clarify requirements, policies, and procedures 
  • Help track progress towards graduation 
  • Evaluate transfer credit needed for our degree programs (geology, astronomy, and earth science courses only)

When to seek advising

  • New students (freshmen and transfer) 
  • Students on probation or with deficiencies 
  • Current ASU student changing major to Earth and Environmental Studies or Earth and Space Exploration 
  • Students seeking a minor in astronomy, astrophysics, or geological sciences
  • Questions regarding policies and procedures 
  • Repeating Courses 
  • Course selection for upcoming semesters 
  • Questions regarding progress towards graduation 
  • Advising holds/E-advisor holds on your account