- Linfield College
Academic Advising

Academic Advising

Academic advising is an interactive process that goes beyond scheduling classes and preparing degree plans.  Advisors partner with students to set and achieve academic goals, acquire relevant information and resources, and make intentional decisions consistent with the student’s interests, goals, strengths, and degree requirements. 

Office Hours

Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Located in: Melrose Hall 010
(503) 883-2250

Important Upcoming Dates

  • March 19- Major Declaration Day in the Academic Advising Office (Melrose 010). 
  • April 15-17 - Registration for McMinnville students begins for next 2 terms (Summer 2019 and Fall 2019). Please visit the registration schedule to determine your registration day and time.


Academic Advising Values, Vision, and Mission

DRIVE-ing Values

  • Diversity – Fostering an inclusive and safe environment that honors multiple perspectives, ideas, and cultures.

  • Relationships – Building caring, collaborative connections with students, faculty, and staff.

  • Intentionality – Adopting a purposeful strategy to ensure that advising learning outcomes are achieved.

  • Vision – Taking a holistic and innovative approach to academic advising.

  • Ethics – Authentic interactions in an environment of mutual respect.

Vision Statement

Linfield’s Academic Advising office will be a leader among small colleges in facilitating innovative, assessment-driven advising practices so that all students will engage in intentional, individualized advising to achieve success.

Mission Statement

Within the advising partnership, Linfield students will know that they matter and will be empowered to integrate their academic and life experiences in an intentional education plan to maximize their time at Linfield and achieve success.