Building an Academic Team

At the University of Oregon, students work with a variety of professional advisors and teaching faculty who have their back. Depending on their needs and interests, students may have multiple advisors to support them in finding community and academic homes at the University, navigating academic challenges getting involved in reseach, and planning for graduation. UO's Advising Syllabus informs the work of advisors across campus.

Each students' academic team will be unique, but the following advising resources work togther help our students discover and achieve their academic aspirations.

Office of Academic Advising

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Advisors in the Office of Academic Advising help new students make a smooth transition to the university. Services include major exploration, schedule planning, academic problem solving, academic petitions, peer advising, and more. Meet the Office of Academic Advising team!

Center for Multicultural Academic Excellence

CMAE staffThe Center for Multicultural Academic Excellence (CMAE) is a place where students are empowered, engaged and nurtured for success. Their mission is to promote student retention and persistence for historically underrepresented and underserved populations, including low income, first-generation and multiple identity students. CMAE provides academic advising and academic support, leadership development and mentoring, advocacy, coursework, and dedicated space for homework. Meet the the CMAE team!


Jeff from PathwayOregonPathwayOregon ensures that academically qualified, federal Pell Grant–eligible Oregonians will have their tuition and fees paid through a combination of federal, state, and university funds. PathwayOregon provides advising, orientation, mentoring, workshops, and academic support. PathwayOregon was recently featured in depth on the UO homepage. Meet the PathwayOregon team!

Accessible Education Center

Oregon HallThe Accessible Education Center facilitates and supports access and inclusion for students with disabilities through collaboration and consultation with students, faculty, staff, and the community. The AEC responds to requests from students, faculty and staff to help facilitate access in individual classes and academic programs. Meet the Accessible Education Center team!

TRIO Student Support Services

Oregon HallAs a college retention program, SSS helps undergraduates meet the rigors of higher education and graduate from UO. Student Support Services offers academic advising, academic support, financial assistance, space and referrals, and mentors and community! Meet the Student Support Services team!

International Student and Scholar Services

ISSS Staff photoISSS’s central mission is to welcome the University of Oregon’s international student and scholars to our campuses and to support them in their educational and career goals. ISS provides up-to-date immigration information and services as well as programming that provide orientation, campus integration, and academic and career resources. Meet the ISSS team!

Pre-Professional Advising

advising sessionResources such as our Health Professions Program, as well as our pre-law advising services, can serve as resources for students considering careers in health and legal fields.

Sevices for Student-Athletes

Jaqua CenterServices for Student-Athletes ensures that students who are currently or have been affiliated with the University of Oregon Intercollegiate athletics, regardless of athletic eligibility, are provided every opportunity to accomplish academic goals and earn a degree. Meet Services for Student-Atheletes team!

Departmental Advising

Rebecca advising photoStudents can with an advisor from their department major planning, career advising, mentoriship, and to explore relevant research opportunities. Links to departmental advising resources can be found here.

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Campus partners, including the Teaching and Academic Engagement Center, the Center for Undergraduate Research and Engagement, and University Housing, work closely with advisors to support students in their academic success.