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University College Advising
West Virginia University
PO Box 6212
Morgantown, WV 26506-6212

Phone: (304) 293-5805

Fax: Call for Assistance

Office Hours
M-F 8:15 AM – 4:45 PM


Who is my advisor?

Special Programs


Mark Hanselman

Mountaineer Success Academy (MSA)

Ken Cornwell

First-Year Pathway

Niara Campbell

Transfer Programs

Rayna Momen

UCA advises undergraduate studies/exploratory students and these majors until a student meets the requirements to be advised in his/her major/college:

Undergraduate StudiesBiologyBiochemistryBusiness and EconomicsChemistryCommunication StudiesCriminologyEducationForensic and Investigative SciencesJournalismMathematicsMedical Laboratory SciencesNursingPharmacyPolitical SciencePsychologySociology

Exploratory/Undergraduate Studies Advisors

Eric Godfrey
Joshua Glass

Business and Economics

Brandon Squires


Aman McWilliams


Penny Lipscomb

Health Sciences (Medical Laboratory Science, Nursing, Pharmacy)

Aman McWilliams


Penny Lipscomb

Physical and Life Sciences (Forensics and Investigative Sciences, Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics)

Aman McWilliams

Social and Behavioral Sciences (Communication Studies, Criminology, Sociology and Anthropology, Political Science and Psychology)

Julian Nguyen
Ashley Burris
Frederick McDonald

To learn more about your assigned advisor or to contact your advisor, visit our Meet Our Advisors page.

Departmental Advising

If you do not fall into one of the populations listed above, you are advised in your department. Your advisor is a faculty member or professional advisor in your major department. You may be advised in a group or individual session, depending on the department and/or advisor’s policies.

Contact your department to schedule an advising session and find out more about their advising process. You can find the contact information for your department in the “A to Z Index” on the WVU website.

How do I make an appointment?

There are two ways to schedule an appointment:

  • Call our scheduling desk at (304) 293-5805. When you call our scheduling desk, our professional staff can answer quick questions and schedule you for the appropriate appointment.
  • Stop by our scheduling desk during regular business hours: 8:15am-4:45pm Monday-Friday.