Skip to Content

Academic Advising

Engineering and Computing

Commonly Asked Questions about Academic Advising in the College of Engineering and Computing

Both faculty and professional staff advise in this college. All incoming freshmen students are assigned to  first-year professional staff advisors.

Depending on your academic department, you may be assigned to a faculty advisor as you progress through your major.

You can view your advisor's information on your registration checklist in Self-Service Carolina. If you have a faculty advisor, their information may or may not appear at the top of your degree audit in DegreeWorks. 


First-year students can schedule an appointment online via EAB Navigate.

All other students should first check to see if their advisor is using the EAB Navigate system to schedule an appointment.  If not they should contact their advisor directly.   

Freshmen advisement in the Fall semester typically occurs from the last week of September through the first of November. For all other classifications, advisement typically occurs the two weeks following fall break.

Freshmen advisement in the Spring semester typically begins the last week of February and lasts through the last day of March. For all other classifications, Spring advisement takes place the two weeks following Spring Break.


Changing Majors into the College of Engineering and Computing

Students within the USC System interested in changing majors into the College of Engineering and Computing must meet certain GPA and coursework requirements. If you are interested in changing your major to a program of study in the College of Engineering and Computing, use the Change of Major Requirements table to make sure you meet all necessary requirements or schedule an appointment to meet with an Exploratory Advisor

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.