Express Advising

Express Advising

Express Advising operates on a first-come, first-served basis for students to ask general (non-major specific) or pressing questions to be answered within 10-15 minutes. Both peer and staff advisors are available for Express Advising at the BASC. Please see below for peer and staff Express Advising topics and hours.


Students in crisis can be seen during Express Advising for the purpose of determining the most appropriate resource referral and/or steps.

If students have an academic planning form (APF) to drop-off for a staff advisor signature, they can do so during the BASC’s regular open hours expecting a 24-48 hour turnaround.

Peer Express Advising Hours

Peer advisors are available during BASC regular open hours fall, winter, and spring quarters pending availability. Please note, last check-in is 15 minutes prior to closing.

Monday: 9AM-12PM and 2-4PM

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday: 9AM-12PM and 1-4PM

Friday: 10AM-12PM and 1-3PM


Staff Express Advising Hours

Staff advisors are available all quarters and summer sessions on selected days and times (see below). Individual advising appointments with a major advisor will be necessary for students wanting to plan for major-specific upper division courses. Please note, last check-in is 15 minutes prior to closing.

Tuesday and Wednesday: 1-4PM

Thursday: 9AM-12PM

Winter 2020 Staff Express Advising Adjusted Hours

Express advising availability differ on dates reflected below.

  • Monday, January 6: 9AM-12PM and 2-4PM
  • Tuesday, January 7: 9AM-12PM and 1-4PM
  • Monday, January 13: 9AM-12PM and 2-4PM
  • Friday, January 17: 10AM-12PM and 1-3PM (10-day drop deadline)
  • Monday, February 3: 9AM-12PM and 2-4PM (Pass 1 begins; 20-day drop deadline)
  • Thursday, February 6: 1-4PM only (no morning staff EA hours)
  • Friday, February 7: 1-3PM
  • Wednesday, February 19: No Express Advising
  • March 24-26: No Express Advising

As a reminder, Express Advising is limited to a maximum of 15 minutes. If you have questions or concerns that may take longer than 15 minutes, please schedule an advising appointment