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Academic Advising for New Students

At Linfield, academic advising is based in partnership. Faculty and Peer Registration Advisors partner with students to develop meaningful educational plans that relate to students' academic and life goals. Academic advisors get to know their students' interests, strengths, and aspirations. Refer to the guide and checklist below to get started!


Academic Advising and Registration Checklist

Complete the items on this checklist to prepare for your first semester at Linfield. You will receive more in-depth advising, long-term educational planning, and support from your assigned faculty advisor, Academic Advising staff, and Peer Advising Specialists.

  1. Set up your Linfield Email and CatNet Password
  2. Complete your Advising Profile (in your Admission Portal) to help assign you a faculty advisor
  3. Complete the required forms on WebAdvisor
  4. Prepare your course schedule and alternatives for the spring
  5. Contact your assigned faculty advisor to approve your course schedule (email advising@linfield.edu if you don't know who your faculty advisor is)
  6. Consult Academic Advising with questions (advising@linfield.edu)
  7. Pre-load your preferred sections into WebAdvisor
  8. Register for classes on WebAdvisor starting in January (Spring start)

Helpful Resources

Academic Planning

Transfer, AP, and IB Credit

Orientation and Preparing for Arrival

Additional Resources

International Students

Refer to information regarding the English Language and Culture Program

Need help? Contact Academic Advising!

Peer Registration Advisors (PRAs) are ready and able to assist you with the registration process – including selecting classes. PRAs will be reaching out to you via phone or email in January (Spring start) or early June (Fall start) to help you navigate the registration process. PRAs can also connect you with a faculty in the area you are interested in studying. Check your Linfield email account to stay up to date with important information.