The University Advising Center provides academic advising for all students who haven't picked a major yet or who may be unsure of their initial choice of major. If you're considering a few different majors, we can refer you to resources for more information.


During the Fall and Spring semesters, Walk-ins are offered

Monday – Friday, 12:30 – 3:00

Stop by our office in Memorial Library 111 during our walk-in hours to discuss classes. Give us a call at 507-389-1650 if you prefer Zoom. Walk-ins may be limited to 10-15 minutes.

If you have fewer than 30 credits...

You'll want to schedule a 1-on-1 meeting with us before your registration window opens. Use this link and select "Registration" as the reason.

Schedule your one-on-one meeting

If you have 30 credits or more...

Please schedule a 30 min 1-on-1 meeting with us. Use this link and select "Registration" as the reason.

Schedule your one-on-one meeting

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to questions about Academic Advising and Majors

Exploring Majors

If you're not sure where to begin with choosing a major, here are some steps to help with considering your options for a major.

Schedule Appointment

Undecided majors or students exploring a variety of majors should schedule an advising appointment with an advisor in the University Advising Center.

Open Studies

Find out more information on why it shows you are an Open Studies major when you're undecided.


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