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Advising Services at Marshall College

Virtual Advising Center

The Virtual Advising Center - commonly known as "The VAC" - is UC San Diego's primary resource for Academic Advising Support. Students can submit a brief question 24 hours a day through the Virtual Advising Center.

Visit the VAC

Office Hours

Office Hours for current students are designed to last 10-15 minutes to ask brief questions of your advisors. Office Hours are available remotely and in-person. Students can view Office Hours availability on the Virtual Advising Center's "Meet with Advisor" page (sign-in required).

View Office Hours

30-minute Appointments

Appointments to meet with a counselor are available for current students during select weeks in 30-minute increments. Common appointment topics include academic plan development, major/minor exploration and readmission to the university.

Request an appointment

Resources for New Students

Quarterly Checklist for New First-Years

Please click the link below to view the First-Year Quarterly Checklist discussed during the New Student Orientation Program.

Review Checklist for First-Years

Quarterly Checklist for New Transfer Students

Please click the link below to view the Transfer Student Quarterly Checklist discussed during the New Student Orientation Program.

Review Checklist for Transfer Students

Advising System at UC San Diego

College Academic Advisors

Marshall College Academic Advisors help students review General Education (GEs) and University of California graduation requirements. Marshall College Academic Advisors approach advising from a holistic perspective to help students view their entire degree program.

Meet Marshall's Academic Advisors

Department Advisors

Department advisors help students understand major and minor requirements, and provide guidance on course prerequisites.

Learn more about Majors and Minors

Need to meet with an advisor?

Review our advising flowchart to find the best office to answer your questions

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Navigating Your Student Degree Audit

The Degree Audit is your tool to monitor your academic progress toward graduation.

Coming Soon!

Review Your Marshall College GE Requirements

All Marshall Students must complete General Education requirements along with their major requirements.

View Your Requirements

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Explore Resources

Use our academic and social support resources guide to find services that can support you while you're at UC San Diego.

Explore the resource guide

Ready to Graduate?

Review our senior checklist and make sure you're on track to receive your degree!

Graduation Information