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Albers School of Business and Economics


To help you succeed academically, the Albers School offers the following advising resources:

Academic Advisors

Albers students are assigned a professional Albers Academic Advisor based on major. Students' advisors are listed on their Program Evaluation on SUOnline. Freshmen students are required to meet with with an Albers Academic Advisor after completing 30 credits. Transfer students are required to meet with an Albers Academic Advisor during their first two quarters of attendance.

Quarterly Transfer Student Orientations

Incoming transfer students are required to attend a Seattle University Transfer SUccess Orientation. During this orientation you will learn more about Seattle University, the Albers School of Business and Economics, and have a chance to meet one-on-one with an academic advisor. More information about Transfer SUccess Orientation, including how to sign up, can be found in the New Transfer Student Checklist.

Academic Advising Services

Individual Appointments

Scheduled by calling (206) 296-5700, stopping by Pigott 318, or through Starfish on SU Online. It is recommended to schedule your appointment in advance.

Walk-In Advising

There will be regular walk-in advising hours during the quarter (see below). Walk-in hours are for quick questions that can be answered within 5-10 minutes. Questions about minors, classes, or getting information on different resources on campus are great walk-in questions. Education abroad, educational planning, major exploration, probation should be discussed in a scheduled 30 minute appointment.  Advising holds will not be lifted during our walk-in hours.

Monday: 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Wednesday: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Thursday: 2 p.m.- 4 p.m.

New Student Mentors

Albers freshmen are assigned to a New Student Mentor - junior and senior Albers students who advise through the first year. Until students reach 30 credits, they are required to meet with a New Student Mentor prior to registering each quarter. Freshmen are required to meet with an Albers Academic Advisor after completing 30 credits.

Faculty Mentors

Albers sophomore, junior and senior students are assigned a Faculty Mentorfor selection of major electives, career issues, and post-graduation education. The Winter Quarter Profs & Pizza Event serves as a time to meet Faculty Mentors, but students are also encouraged to contact their Faculty Mentor for individual meetings. Students continue to meet with an Albers Academic Advisor.