Advising Center


The Arts and Sciences Advising Center provides advising and academic services for all students in the Advising Logo
College of Arts and Sciences. These services include:

- advising for undecided (General Studies) students after their freshman year,

- advising for Pre-Social work students,

- advising for graduation,

- help with a variety of other academic needs such as academic problems, transfer credit evaluation, transient course approval, 
grade replacement policy,
 graduation check-sheets, and much more. 


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Advising Center Staff 

Meet the Academic Advisors in the College of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Nancy Howell, Director of Advising

Alpha Hall South, Rm 349


Telephone: (251) 460-7233
Fax: (251) 461-1744

Shylonda Stewart, Academic Advisor

Alpha Hall South, Rm 346

(251) 460-7586

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Alpha Hall South, Rm 348

(251) 460-7233


Our Location 

The University of South Alabama Arts & Sciences Student Advising Center is located on the third floor of Alpha Hall South in room 345. Please watch the video below for more complete directions.



Making an Appointment

 We recommend making an appointment before your advising session. You can make an advising appointment by either calling the Advising Center office at (251) 460-7233, or by making an appointment online through our web portal. 

 Advising appointments are easy to make with our online web portal, SSC Campus. The first time you log on to SSC Campus, you will be asked to enter some student information before you can make an appointment. Once you have logged on, you will be able to select the advisor and then the type of appointment appropriate for you. Please go to SSC Campus to make an appointment with the following links. 


Make an appointment with Dr. Nancy Howell 

Make an appointment with Ms. Kelly Taylor

Make an appointment with Ms. Shylonda Stewart


Mission Statement

 The Arts and Sciences Advising Center shares the University of South Alabama’s Academic Advising mission:

The mission of Academic Advising Programs at the University of South Alabama is to provide an integrated array of effective academic advising services as well as resources and planning tools for students. This integrated program will assist undergraduate students to make a successful transition to, and establish their place in, university life; to take responsibility for learning how to set academic, career, and personal goals, and the strategies for achieving them; and to graduate in a timely manner, successfully meeting all requirements. Integral to our mission is providing our staff with the training needed to adapt readily to the changing environment of our university workplace and the advising profession.