Mandatory Advising

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The university requires mandatory advising of all undergraduate students. This is to support students in their academic pursuits including academic planning for a timely degree completion.

Please see below for details on how TIM major students fulfill these requirements.


Every fall and spring semester.


All TIM majors:

  • Freshmen (0-29.99 earned credits)
  • Sophomores (30-59.99 earned credits)
  • Transfer students in their first semester
  • Major change/declaration students in their first semester


Meet with a TIM academic advisor for an advising appointment.

Schedule an appointment:

STAR Balance


Drop-in on Wednesdays (12pm-3pm HST)*.
No appointments necessary. Click on the Balance Express Appointments button below during drop-in hours to meet with an advisor. 
In person meetings require physical presence in George 346. No reserving spots.

*hours may be subject to change. Click on the STAR Balance Express app below for the most up-to-date hours.

STAR Express


Review academic requirements and following semester schedule to ensure TIM major students are on track to earning their TIM degree.


November 1
April 1

Important note: holds are placed on student accounts who do not complete their mandatory advising requirements. These holds will prevent students from registering for classes.