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Academic Advising and Career Services Center
McCaffrey, Second Floor

Academic Advising Services

Here are some of the ways academic advisors provide support to students:

  • Teach you how to use DegreeWorks to track your progress toward degree completion.
  • Work with you to create educational goals and an academic plan in DegreeWorks.
  • Assist you with understanding transfer unit articulation using ROAR.
  • Support you in understanding the academic requirements associated with financial aid.
  • Prepare you for course selection and registration appointments with your faculty advisor.
  • Assist you with deciding to add, drop or withdraw from your courses.
  • Guide you through university learning goals, requirements, policies and procedures.
  • Introduce and refer you to helpful campus services to support your goals.
  • Support you with improving your self-awareness and decision-making skills.
  • Make you aware of service-learning and out-of-classroom activities.
  • Offer workshops to explore interests, values, abilities and career goals.

10 reasons to see an academic advisor

1. We build a partnership with you to help you navigate the University & take advantage of all its helpful resources.
2. We guide you in understanding how to use and create an academic plan in DegreeWorks.
3. We help you get prepared to meet with your faculty advisor for course registration.
4. We offer workshops to help you explore your interests, values, abilities, and career goals.
5. We provide you with all the details you need to make informed decisions about your educational and career path.
6. We assist you with deciding to add, drop, or withdraw from your courses.
7. We connect you with all of the campus resources to assist with academic or personal challenges.
8. We work closely with your faculty advisors to make sure that you are on the path to timely graduation.
9. We have a toolbox full of strategies for navigating your way to academic achievement at Pacific.
10. Our academic advisors are fun, friendly, and eager to work with you!

Tools and resources

To help students and faculty advisors, below are links to commonly accessed resources.

Advising and registration

Degree audit

Transfer credit information

Majors and minors

Student privacy


View a variety of helpful forms >
These forms include:

  • Academic Regulations (ARC) Petition form
  • Add/Drop form
  • Address Change form
  • Application for Graduation form
  • Credit by Examination form
  • Degree Requirement Adjustment / Transfer Credit form (CAPP)
  • Individualized Study Request form
  • Inspect and Review Education Record Request form
  • Program/Major/Minor Change form
  • Transcript Request form
  • Transfer course approval request (TCAR)