A message from Fox Undergraduate Advising regarding COVID-19
In an effort to promote social distancing, we will continue to offer the majority of our services online. An outline of all applicable services is below.
Virtual Front Desk
A virtual waiting room in Zoom will be monitored by Fox Advising staff during business hours (9:00am – 5:00pm, Monday through Friday) to assist students with immediate, urgent concerns. Students are able to “drop-in” and ask quick questions about their fall schedule, or to receive assistance adding/dropping any of the 3 course options in fall (in-person, hybrid or online). No appointment is required.
To access our Virtual Front Desk:
- Go to the Zoom link on your TU Portal
- Click Join
- Type foxadvising in the ‘Meeting ID or Personal Link Name” box
Appointments via Zoom
Students should continue to schedule appointments with their assigned academic advisor via the Fox Online Appointment System of long-term academic planning (beyond the current term). Freshmen and Sophomores can meet with any Freshman/Sophomore Advisor. Juniors and Seniors can meet with their assigned major advisor.
In-Person Advising – 1810 Liacouras Walk (131 Conference Room)
We will be offering limited in-person advising on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday (10am to 3pm) in 1810 Liacouras Walk – 131 Conference Room for immediate registration changes in Banner, help accessing campus services (virtual or in-person), and/or assistance with immediate petition processing. The majority of advising appointments will occur virtually, with on-site support limited to triage service only.
Helpful Tips to Support Your Online Advising Experience
- Run your DARS to see the courses in your degree program that you still have yet to take. Instructions to run your DARS can be found online
- Review important dates and deadlines as listed in the 2020-2021 Academic Calendar
- If you are on Academic Warning or Probation, you are required to complete Fox Back on Track (available through Canvas).
- Even if you cannot self-register, you can always use Self-Service Banner to Look Up Classes, plan your roster and note the CRN for each course.
Your health is our highest priority, and as a community-driven organization we will continue to provide the best support and information to assist you to make informed academic decisions.
For immediate advising specific concerns not addressed above, you should email your assigned advisor, our front desk at email@example.com, or call 215-204-7672.
For GENERAL QUESTIONS related to student resources, deadlines or referrals please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Senior Director – Center for Undergraduate Advising
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Our purpose is to provide quality academic advising services that empower students to make informed decisions about their education, projected career, and personal/professional life at Temple University. Students work collaboratively with our academic advising team to develop individual plans for academic success, interpret university policy, fully utilize campus resources, and engage in the process of reflection and decision making that will promote their achievement.
Schedule an Appointment
As a Fox School student, there are several ways you can meet with an academic advisor.
Virtual Front Desk
A virtual waiting room in Zoom will be monitored by Fox Advising staff during business hours (9:00am – 5:00pm, Monday through Friday) to assist students with immediate, urgent concerns. No appointment is required.
To access our Virtual Front Desk:
- 1. Go to the Zoom link on your TUportal under TUapplications
- 2. Click Join
- 3. In the meeting ID or personal link name box, type “foxadvising”
- Or copy and paste this link into your browser https://temple.zoom.us/my/foxadvising.
Scheduled Appointments via Zoom
This is the best method of meeting with an advisor for long-term academic planning. Schedule an appointment using the online system. Freshmen and Sophomores can meet with any Freshman/Sophomore Advisor. Juniors and Seniors can meet with their assigned major advisor.
During non-peak times appointments are posted Wednesdays by 5 PM for the following week. If no more appointments are available this week, please check again on Wednesday for an appointment for next week.
We will be offering limited in-person advising on Mondays and Wednesdays (10am to 3pm) during the summer.
Evening Hours: During the Fall and Spring semesters, we offer virtual evening appointments which can be booked using the online appointment system.Schedule an Appointment
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 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.