Two Teams, One Mission

The Fox School of Business offers academic advising services to help you make informed decisions about your education, career path, and personal and professional life at Temple University. You’ll work collaboratively with the Fox School advising team to develop a plan for your academic success, utilize campus resources, and engage in a process that will positively impact your growth and achievement.

There are two advising teams dedicated to working with you (see below)

Freshman and Sophomore Division

Proactive and collaborative advising focused on the transition to college life, major exploration in the Fox School, and successful completion of the lower foundation coursework. freshmen and sophomores can meet with any freshman/sophomore advisor.

Junior and Senior Division

Major-specialized advising focused on ensuring students are making satisfactory progress in their major, have completed their graduation audit prior to their final semester, and are prepared to graduate. Junior and senior students are assigned a personal advisor based on their declared major, and meet with that assigned advisor.


Schedule an Appointment

As a Fox School student, there are several ways you can meet with an academic advisor.

Scheduled Advising Appointments: This is the best method of meeting with an advisor. Appointments are available throughout the calendar year at Main, Center City, and Ambler campuses. Schedule an appointment using the online system.

Daily Walk-in Advising: Walk-in advising is offered daily (5 days a week) in Speakman 101 for emergencies and/or immediate concerns. These meetings are limited to brief, 10-15 minute sessions with an “on call” advisor to answer quick questions about immediate academic issues.

Virtual Advising (through WebEx): If you’re enrolled in the Online BBA program or would like to request a virtual appointment, schedule a meeting with your assigned virtual advisor using the online system Link will open in a new window. If you have problems doing so or would like to request an appointment via WedEx, email Ms. Shelley Hunter at foxadvis@temple.edu with a list of at least three dates and times that you’re available.

Evening Hours: The Center offers evening appointments on Thursday until 6pm for students who attend courses in the evening. To request a Thursday evening advising appointment, please call the Fox Advising Main Campus office at 215-204-7672 or email Ross Markman at ross.markman@temple.edu.


Locations

The Center for Undergraduate Advising provides advising at three campuses: Main, Ambler, and Center City (TUCC). The Main Campus office is open every weekday. The offices at the Ambler and Center City campuses are open on select days and evenings.

Main Campus
101 Speakman Hall
Monday to Friday
Advising hours: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Phone: 215-204-7672
Fax: 215-204-2265

Center City Campus
1515 Market Street
Monday (by appointment): 11:00am – 6:30pm

Ambler Campus
West Hall 109
580 Meetinghouse Road
Monday and Thursday (by appointment): 10:00am – 6:00pm
Phone: 267-468-8350
Fax: 215-204-2265


Please Come Prepared

As an active participant in the advising process, you’ll bear the ultimate responsibility for making educational and career decisions. Therefore, the Fox School advising staff relies on you to be prepared with questions and refer to your advising notes both before and after meetings. You’re expected to know university policies Link will open in a new window and your program requirements as defined in the Bulletin and on your report.

Advisors strive to provide knowledgeable assistance to ensure your accurate understanding of university and school policies, utilization of campus resources, interpretation of curriculum requirements, and timely completion of degree requirements.


Peer Advising

The Center provides peer advising on Main Campus, comprised of undergraduate peer advisors recruited from among the best and brightest in the Fox School. Peer advisors provide the perspective of an upper-class student and will assist you by sharing their knowledge and personal strategies for academic success. Contact a Fox Peer Advisor at foxpeer@temple.edu.


Office of the Ombudsperson

The Fox School ombudsperson resolves problems and conflicts that you may experience. He or she acts as a mediator between faculty and students, and promotes alternatives to more formal processes. The ombudsperson supports effective communication, cooperation, equity, and civility in all academic and scholastic settings. If you believe you’ve been treated unfairly in an academic matter, please meet with the appropriate ombudsperson. To do so, refer to grievance procedures Link will open a PDF file in a new window, visit the Center for Undergraduate Advising in Speakman Hall 101, or call 215-204-7672.