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 Wednesday (1pm-4pm HST*).
*hours may be subject to change. Click on the STAR Balance Express app below for the most up-to-date hours.
No appointment necessary. Sign-in via STAR Balance Express app below during drop-in hours.
In person meetings require physical presence in George 346. No reserving spots.

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.