Center for Academic Advising & Student Affairs

Guiding students from new student orientation through graduation.

Center for Academic Advising & Student Affairs

Our college is like family. The Center for Academic Advising and Student Affairs (CAASA) coordinates a comprehensive academic advising and support program that provides students with information, guidance, and resources to assist them in reaching their academic, educational and professional goals.

Vision: The Center for Academic Advising and Student Affairs (CAASA) strives to be recognized as a model for offering excellence in student support services.

Mission Statement: The Center for Academic Advising and Student Affairs (CAASA) is committed to guiding and supporting undergraduate engineering students in fulfilling their academic and career goals. CAASA strives to empower students to take ownership of their education and to navigate the academic landscape by providing information, advice, and resources. Through comprehensive advising, academic support, and career counseling, students will be provided with the necessary tools to develop an academic and career plan that will help them reach their goals and achieve academic success.


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Through individual appointments, walk-in advising, advising workshops, and career coachng support services are avaiblable to all undergraduate engineering students. These services range from major exploration, degree planning, learning support, academic mentoring, career development and post graduation planning.

All academic advisors are available to answer questions regarding General Education (GenEd), College and Major requirements as well as University Academic Policies and Procedures. Advising hours are typically from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. 


  • Appointments can be scheduled via the Grades First
  • Appointments are required for any issue that may take longer than 15 minutes and for all Fly-in-4 sessions 


  • Same-day, express advising is available for issues that can be resolved in 10 minutes or less.
  • These issues usually include dropping off forms or petitions, registration review or withdrawing from a course
  • Express advising is not appropriate for registration, change-of-major, Fly in 4, or students on academic warning or probation. 

Please Note 

  • During the first two weeks of the fall and spring semesters (the ADD/DROP period), and during PRIORITY REGISTRATION, “open registration” is offered in lieu of appointments.
  • Please, always note the CRN (course reference number) for courses you plan to add during your advising appointment.
  • Even if you cannot self-register, you can always use Self-Service Banner to find courses, plan your roster, and note the CRN for each course.


Before your appointment you must check your DARS to review completed and unfulfilled requirements. You can check your DARS audit by following the instructions provided below:

  1. Log on to TUportal ,
  2. Select "Student Tools" tab near the top of the page  
  3. Once in "Student Tools", select "Records" 
  4. Select Degree Audit (direct address: or click here  





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