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Wilson Advising Center

Wilson Advising Center Staff.
You Made A Difference Award Winner 2018-2019 Dr. Jerry Farris
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Our Mission

The primary mission of Wilson Advising Center is to work collaboratively with the campus community to provide a quality academic advising experience for both students and faculty of Arkansas State University. While we serve as the primary advisors for more than 1,000 students who are still deciding on a major, we also offer a variety of other services including: instructional opportunities and intrusive advising for students in academic distress, guidance for students transferring to our University and advisor training for faculty. The center is conveniently located between the parking garage and the Reng Student Services wing of the Student Union on Caraway Road.


Advisors in the Wilson Advising Center are eager to assist you! If you are still deciding on a major or just have a general advising question to ask stop by for a visit. Walk-in service is welcome, appointments are not necessary.


Through the First Year Experience Course- Making Connections and individual service, the Wilson Advising Center helps incoming first-year freshman and transfer students connect to campus resources and understand university policies as they make the transition to Arkansas State University.


Through the Restart@stAte program, the Wilson Advising Center provides instruction and guidance to students who face challenges maintaining good academic standing at A-State.

Advising Matters And So Do You!

Each semester Wilson Advising Center hosts various activities for faculty and students to prepare for the upcoming advising season.

Withdrawing/Dropping Classes

Withdrawing/Dropping Classes

  • Last day to drop a course or withdraw for Summer I is June 14
  • Last day to drop a course or withdraw for Summer II is July 19

Annual Select-A-Major Fair

Each year we use this event to showcase the many majors and organizations for students who are still exploring options before deciding on a specific major.  All colleges, departments and major-related student organizations will be represented to discuss their majors with students. 

Transfer Student Services

Transfer Preview Day: Friday, March 29 

Register here for Transfer Preview Day: www.astate.edu/transferpreview

Transferring to A-State? (Learn More here...)

Are you outgoing, willing to help others, self-motivated?  If so, we’re looking for you!  Wilson Advising Center seeks to hire Peer Advocates to assist with university advising initiatives that provide additional support for students.  For more information click here.

You Made A Difference Award

The You Made A Difference Advisor Award is student-nominated and student-selected each fall.  Take a moment to nominate your advisor today!

You Made A Difference Award Information

Faculty Trainings

Academic Advising Training Sessions are offered in the Wilson Advising Center each semester. 

To register for a training session, please complete the information at this link.

Faculty Advisor Training Registration