Academic Advising

The academic advising office is located in the Thompson Building.

The College of Liberal Arts Student Center office is physically open and advising appointments may be scheduled in-person, or remotely via phone and zoom, at this time.

Please feel free to reach out to our team by phone at 775-682-8745 or email for questions or accommodations.

Schedule an appointment

  • Leave a voicemail at (775) 682-8745
    • Include your name, NSHE ID # and a call-back telephone number.
    • The voicemail is monitored sporadically throughout the work day, so leaving a message is the quickest way to ensure a response.
  • Self-Schedule online via Navigate. This option is only available to students who presently have a major or minor in Liberal Arts. If you are planning to declare into the College of Liberal Arts, please call our front office to schedule an appointment.
    • Log in: Net ID & password
    • Click on "Schedule an Appointment" 
    • Under Service, select “CLA Student Center” and choose an option that describes why you’re coming in.
    • Click “Find available time” to move forward with scheduling. A confirmation email means you’ve scheduled successfully.
    • You can also confirm that you’ve scheduled successfully by viewing your scheduled appointment under “Upcoming Appointments” which is located on your Navigate home page

Express advising for Fall 2023

September 11–December 15: Students can schedule an appointment or choose to attend drop-in hours offered during the days/times listed below. The drop-in hours below are designed for quick questions, minor declaration, and 15-minute sessions. If you’re in need of more time, or have an advising hold, please schedule an appointment with our office.

These sessions are reserved for quick questions and transactions. Students may be asked to schedule a full appointment if needed.

  • Mondays: 9-10:30 a.m. via Zoom and 2-3:30 p.m. in-person, TB 101
  • Tuesdays: 9-10:30 a.m. via Zoom and 2-3:30 p.m. in-person, TB 101
  • Thursday: 10-11:30 a.m. via Zoom and 1:30-3 p.m. via Zoom

Graduation express advising

Graduation express advising is available for students graduating in Fall 2023 and Spring 2024. Students intending to graduate in another semester will need to schedule an advising appointment for a later time. These are first come, first served and 10-15 minutes only. Complex advising situations may be referred for a full appointment. Please note, during peak advising (October and November) wait times may be longer than usual.

 Zoom Advising: Wednesdays, September 20-December 20 from 2 - 4 p.m.

  • Excluding the following dates: 10/4, 11/8 and 11/22

Quick advising questions

Visit our Advising Frequently Asked Questions for answers to our most common questions.

Check your preferred email, the College of Liberal Arts student newsletter and our social media sites (CLA Facebook and CLA Instagram) for updates.