Academic advising is the process where you obtain the critical information you need
to make thoughtful decisions about your college career, such as deciding upon your
major or solving any roadblocks you may encounter along the way. An academic advisor’s
purpose is to encourage students to develop as self-directed learners and decision
makers. Finally, good academic advising supports the mission of the University of
South Alabama through encouraging student academic success and persistence towards
Although our offices are open for the fall, all advising appointments will be conducted virtually. For exceptions, please email your academic advisor. You can schedule advising appointments online via Navigate South which can be found on the student log in page, or you may call AATS at 251-341-4017 for assistance.