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Academic Advising

Academic Advising Updates in Relation to COVID-19


Academic Advising continues to operate during regular business hours, Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., utilizing remote advising tools and resources. For campus-wide announcements please visit Coronavirus Update

Please note this information is subject to change. 

Students can now submit the Declaration of Academic Program / Faculty Advisor Change form online.

Students can learn more about advising resources on our YouTube channel.

Learn about Linfield's COVID-19 Temporary Academic Policies for Spring 2020


Office Hours and Appointments:

Academic Advising office hours may vary for the upcoming weeks both in McMinnville and Portland. Students are recommended to schedule needed advising appointments in advance by calling 503-883-2250 or emailing advising@linfield.edu. Student advising appointments can be conducted remotely utilizing Zoom or by phone.


Current Students - Advising and Registration Updates: 

Review these tips for adjusting to online learning.

Students may still receive academic alerts during this time. The purpose for academic alerts is to assist students in adjusting their approach to the course, especially during this transition to online learning. 

The Summer and Fall course schedules have been posted. At this time, registration for continuing students will take place beginning April 20 for McMinnville and Portland students and April 13 for OCE students. McMinnville students must receive clearance to register for the next term by their faculty advisor.

Students who have earned 45 credits and have not yet declared a major will receive outreach from Academic Advising. These students are required to declare a major or they will be blocked from registering for their next term. Students who are approaching 45 credits and have not yet declared will also begin receiving outreach from our office.

Visit the Current Students advising page for more information.


New Students - Advising and Registration Updates:

At this time, registration for new transfer students will take place as early as April 20, depending on the number of credits posted to their record at that time. New transfer students should expect outreach from Academic Advising beginning in late March if they have paid their matriculation fee. They will be assigned a faculty advisor who will help them get prepared for registration. 

Registration for new first-year students will take place beginning June 23 and 24. New first-year students should expect outreach from peer Registration & Orientation Leaders beginning in May. ROLs will help all first-year students prepare to register for courses in late June. New first-year students will be assigned a faculty advisor over the summer. Faculty advisors for new students will be determined by the advising-designated (ADV) course they elect to register for (required for all first-year students). 

Visit the New Students advising page for more information.