Academic Advising Handbook

How to Use the Advising Handbook (pdf)

The Advising Center publishes the Advising Handbook online for students and the Pacific community. A limited number of printed versions are also available for Advisors. The handbook is divided into three sections. The handbook and catalog pages are being revised for 2018-19. 

General Information | Undergraduate Programs | Preparing for Pacific's Graduate Programs

General Information
Responsibilities of Advisees and Advisors (pdf) Privacy Guidelines for Student Records (FERPA) (pdf)
Arts and Sciences Academic Requirements 2018-19 (pdf) International Student Advising (pdf)

Core Requirements (web)

Core Requirements 2018-19 (pdf)

First Year Seminar (FYS) and First Year Experience (FYE) (pdf)
Focal Studies Advising (pdf) Student Success Resources (pdf)
Transfer Student Advising for 2017-18* (pdf) *contact us for 2018-19  Tutoring and Learning Center (pdf)
Career Advising (pdf) Study Abroad (pdf)
Internships (pdf) Undecided Student Advising (pdf)
Advising for Health Professions (pdf) Changing Cores and Catalog Year (pdf)
Undergraduate Programs

Anthropology Advising Handbook (pdf)

Anthropology Catalog Section (pdf)

Exercise Science
Exercise Science Advising Handbook (pdf)

Exercise Science Catalog Section (pdf)

Art Advising Handbook (pdf)

Art Catalog Section (pdf)

Gender & Sexuality Studies Minor
Gender & Sexuality Studies Minor Advising Handbook (pdf)

Gender & Sexuality Studies Catalog Section (pdf)

Art History
Art History Advising Handbook (pdf)

Art History Catalog Section (pdf)

History Advising Handbook (pdf)

History Catalog Section (pdf)

Applied Science
Applied Science Advising Handbook (pdf)

Applied Science Catalog Section (pdf)

Interdisciplinary Studies
Interdisciplinary Studies Advising Handbook (pdf)

Interdisciplinary Studies Catalog Section (pdf)

Asia-Pacific Studies Minor

Asia-Pacific Studies Advising Handbook (pdf)

Asia-Pacific Studies Catalog Section (pdf)

International Studies
International Studies Advising Handbook (pdf)

International Studies Catalog Section (pdf)

Bioinformatics Advising Handbook (pdf)

Bioinformatics Catalog Section (pdf)

Latina/o Studies
Latina/o Studies Advising Handbook

Latina/o Studies Catalog Section (pdf)

Biology Advising Handbook (pdf)

Biology Catalog Section (pdf)

Mathematics Advising Handbook (pdf)

Mathematics Catalog Section (pdf)

Business Administration
Business Administration Advising Handbook (pdf)

Business Administration Catalog Section (pdf)

Media Arts
Film & Video
Integrated Media
Media Arts Advising Handbook (pdf)

Media Arts Catalog Section (pdf)

Chemistry Advising Handbook (pdf)

Chemistry Catalog Section (pdf)

Music Advising Handbook (pdf)

Music Therapy
Music Therapy Advising Handbook (pdf)

Music Catalog Section (pdf)

Comparative Religion Minor
Comparative Religion Minor Advising Handbook (pdf)

Comparative Religion Catalog Section (pdf)

Outdoor Leadership Minor
Outdoor Leadership Minor Advising Handbook (pdf)

Outdoor Leadership Minor Catalog Section (pdf)

Computer Science
Computer Science Advising Handbook (pdf)

Computer Science Catalog Section (pdf)

Philosophy Advising Handbook (pdf)

Philosophy Catalog Section (pdf)

Criminal Justice, Law, and Society 
Criminal Justice, Law, and Society Advising Handbook (pdf)

Criminal Justice, Law and Society Catalog Section (pdf)

Physics Advising Handbook (pdf)

Physics Catalog Section (pdf)

Dance Advising Handbook (pdf)

Dance Catalog Section (pdf)

Politics and Government
Politics and Government Advising Handbook (pdf)

Politics and Government Catalog Section (pdf)

Disability Studies Minor
Disability Studies Minor Advising Handbook (pdf)

Disability Studies Minor Catalog Section (pdf)

Public Health
Public Health Advising Handbook (pdf)

Public Health Catalog Section (pdf)

Economics Advising Handbook (pdf)

Economics Catalog Section (pdf)

Psychology Advising Handbook (pdf)

Psychology Catalog Section (pdf)

Editing & Publishing Minor
Editing & Publishing Minor Advising Handbook (pdf)

Editing & Publishing Minor Catalog Section (pdf)

Social Work
Social Work Advising Handbook (pdf)

Social Work Catalog Section (pdf)

Education and Learning (Elementary or Special Education)

Education and Learning (Elementary or Special Education) Advising Handbook (pdf)

Education and Learning Catalog Section (pdf)

Sociology Advising Handbook (pdf)

Sociology Catalog Section (pdf)

English (Literature & Creative Writing)
English (Literature & Creative Writing) Advising Handbook (pdf)

English Literature and Writing Catalog Section (pdf)

TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Minor
TESOL Minor Advising Handbook (pdf)

TESOL Minor Catalog Section (pdf)

Environmental Science: Environmental Biology

Environmental Science: Chemistry, & Toxicology

Environmental Science: Advising Handbook (pdf)
Environmental Science: Catalog Section (pdf)

Theatre & Applied Theatre
Theatre & Applied Theatre Advising Handbook (pdf)

Theatre Catalog Section (pdf)

Environmental Studies: Applied Sustainability

Environmental Studies: Policy, Culture & Society

Environmental Studies: Advising Handbook (pdf)

Environmental Studies: Catalog Section (pdf)

World Languages
World Languages Advising Handbook (pdf)

World Languages Catalog Section (pdf)

Preparing for Pacific's Graduate Programs
Advantage Program (pdf) Pre-Occupational Therapy (pdf)
Pre-Audiology (pdf) Pre-Optometry (pdf)
Pre-Athletic Training (pdf) Pre-Pharmacy (pdf)
Pre-Dental Hygiene (pdf) Pre-Physician Assistant (pdf)
Pre-Law (pdf) Pre-Physical Therapy (pdf)
Pre-MFA Creative Writing (pdf) Pre-Professional Psychology (pdf)
Pre-Med (pdf)                                Pre-Speech Language Pathology & CSD Minor (pdf)
Pre-Masters in Social Work (pdf) Pre-Masters of Arts in Teaching MAT (pdf)
Pre-MBA or MSF (pdf)