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Seventh College Academic Advising

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Advising Services

The Seventh College Advising Team is available to assist you throughout your academic career.  Please read below for the various ways you can connect with us.

Virtual Advising Center (VAC)

Contact Seventh College Academic Advisors via “Ask A Question” in the Virtual Advising Center to receive assistance with the following common advising issues:  

  • Course selection and scheduling
  • Understanding degree requirements and academic policies
  • Transferring courses
  • Degree audit reviews and updates
  • Declaring/changing major

You will be notified via UC San Diego email when your questions have been answered. If you prefer to receive text messages, click on “Preferences” to select this option.

Scheduled Appointments

15-minute pre-scheduled sessions are available online via Zoom for academic matters that may require more in-depth advising:

  • Academic planning
  • Exploring majors, double majors, and minors
  • Petitions for exceptions to requirements/policies
  • Academic performance concerns
  • Withdrawal

Starting Week 3, you may schedule an appointment by contacting us via “Ask A Question” in the Virtual Advising Center.

Academic Forms and Petitions

Send your completed form/petition (and supporting documentation if applicable) to

If you are petitioning an Alternatives requirement, please attach a course description and syllabus.