TAMUG utilizes a dual advising model. Students participate in mandatory centralized advising for their first year with professional advisors in the Office of Academic Enhancement (ACEN). After the first year, students then move to academic departments for academic advising.
ACEN provides a centralized academic advising experience for students within their first year at TAMUG, as well as all General Academic majors. ACEN advising is mandatory every semester and an Academic Advising Hold is placed on students' accounts that will prevent course registration. Hold notifications and mandatory advising requirements will be sent to @tamu.edu email accounts.
One-on-one ACEN Academic Advising is required every semester for:
Incoming Freshmen for first year
Students under 30 Scholastic Credit Hours (SCH)
General Academics Majors (GACD)
As a result of Summer ACEN advising, students will…
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The degree evaluation in conjunction with degree guides are used in advising appointments to review students' progress towards degree completion. This tool is available to students via the "My Record" Tab in the Howdy Portal.
Students are encouraged to run regular degree evaluations to
A What-if Analysis is a degree evaluation that can be run for any major offered by Texas A&M University. This is a tool that can be used by students who are thinking about changing majors and want to know which courses will be generally accepted by their new major.