Academic advising

Academic advising email: (Online campus) (Downtown Phoenix, West, and Yuma campus) (Tucson campus)


All prospective in-person MSW students should contact Watts College Graduate Recruitment:

The School of Social Work provides all of its students quality academic advising and support services to promote their success.

Graduate MSW Student Advising

Academic advising appointments are for students who have been admitted into the MSW program and have registered for their first semester of classes.

New MSW students must complete Canvas academic advising orientation prior to having their registration hold cleared.

Continuing MSW students are not required to schedule an appointment with their academic advisor prior to course registration. Mandatory advising holds have been removed.

Nondegree seeking in-person graduate students should email to request prerequisite overrides into MSW courses.

Nondegree seeking online graduate students should email to request prerequisite overrides into the MSW courses.

  • Please schedule your appointment at a time when you have internet and computer access

Advisor Assignments: 

  • As a reminder, students do not have an assigned academic advisor. Instead, you are able to schedule an appointment with the first-available advisor using this link: 

Undergraduate BSW & BACASP Downtown Phoenix and Online students

Advising Appointments for Downtown Phoenix and ASU Online Students

All BSW students in the School of Social Work are required to participate in mandatory advising every semester, including summer sessionsStudents cannot register for classes until they have met with an academic advisor each semester. 

During the advising session, the student and the academic advisor review the student's progress through the program, discuss course pre-requisites, and develop an academic plan for completion of degree requirements. The advising session is also utilized to inform students of deadlines and to explain the petition process in case a student wants to request a curriculum variance. 

To schedule an undergraduate (BSW, BA CASP) advising appointment, please call (602) 496-1658 or use .