College of Arts & Media Advising 101

 

WELCOME TO THE CAM ADVISING & STUDENT SERVICES OFFICE

Advising is primarily available by appointment. To schedule an appointment with a CAM advisor, please call our front desk at 1-303-315-7400, option 1, or stop by Arts Building 177.

If you are an admitted/current CU Denver student, you can schedule an Advising appointment online.

Drop-in advising is available most Wednesdays and Thursdays from 12pm—2pm. These hours are subject to change. 

 

FRESHMAN, NEW STUDENTS (UNDER 30 COLLEGE CREDIT HOURS), AND UNDECLARED STUDENTS

New students for the Fall semester are encouraged to consult an academic advisor for details regarding registration and courses.

College of Arts & Media (CAM) freshmen and undeclared students are assigned to the Academic Success and Advising Center (ASAC). Schedule an appointment by calling them at 1-303-315-1940 or stopping by Student Commons 1113.

 

CONTINUING AND TRANSFER STUDENTS (OVER 30 COLLEGE CREDIT HOURS)

College of Arts & Media continuing student with 30 credits or more and transfer students with 30 credits or more are assigned to the CAM Advising Office. Schedule an appointment by calling us at 1-303-315-7400, option 1, or by stopping by ARTS 177.

 

WHICH TYPE OF ADVISING APPOINTMENT SHOULD I MAKE?

 

APPOINTMENT

Face to face with CAM advisor

Comprehensive/detailed

Reserved time

DROP - IN

Face to face with CAM advisor

Comprehensive/detailed

Reserved time

  • 30 minutes
  • Comprehensive academic progress evaluation
  • Prospective student inquiries
  • 15-20 minutes
  • First-come, first-served
  • Recommeded for students who have met with an advisor the previous semester
  • Not recommended for:
    • Seniors who have not recently met with an advisor
    • New freshmen (first visit)
    • New transfer (first visit)
    • Prospective students
  • Prospective students
  • New freshmen
  • New transfer
  • Progress check
  • Senior/graduation
  • Requests for overloads, pass/fail
  • Signatures for Study Abroad, Career Center, etc.
  • Progress check if student has met with advisor the previous semester
  • Next semester schedule check (to be sure courses fulfill requirements) if student has met with advisor the previous semester

TELEPHONE APPOINTMENT

Pre-arranged time with a CAM advisor

  • 30 minutes
  • Comprehensive academic progress evaluation
  • Students are encouraged to get fax, email, or postal copies of advising materials in advance of appointment
  • Prospective student inquiries
  • Advisor will call student at pre-arranged time
  • Prospective students
  • New freshman
  • New transfers
  • Progress check
  • Senior/graduation checks

PHONE CALL

Recommended for short general questions or inquiry. Although, detailed questions can be answered.

  • Calls typically returned in one day (24 hours)
  • Recommended for short general questions or inquiry
  • Comprehensive detailed questions should be sent by email, or the student should set up a phone appointment
  • Can I take Abnormal Psychology for my behavioral science?
  • What Drawing classes will transfer?
  • Are there any scholarships for music majors?

EMAIL

Comprehensive

  • Comprehensive academic progress
  • Recommended for any type of student with any type of question
  • Prospective students
  • New freshman
  • New transfers
  • Progress check
  • Senior/graduation checks