PRIDE Advising at Springfield College is Personal, Reflective, Intentional, Developmental, and Empowering.  
Advising is not a transactional experience, it is a conversation! 

The Academic Advising Center supports all undergraduate students and faculty advisors, both traditional and regional and online.  Our responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Serving as professional advisors to the Exploratory Studies major (first and second-year students), General Studies majors (juniors, seniors, and transfers), and all incoming regional and online undergraduate students
  • Teaching SPCO 110, Exploration: In a Major Way! (required for Exploratory Studies majors)
  • Transfer credit evaluations for all undergraduate incoming students, both traditional and regional and online students
  • Transfer credit pre-approvals for continuing undergraduate students—including approvals for study abroad courses
  • Producing curriculum and sequencing guides for undergraduate majors
  • Assisting with processing substitutions and waivers 
  • Coordinating advising and registration components of Summer and New Student Orientations
  • Walk-in/call-in advising services, including students in transition, who are changing majors or in academic jeopardy, and faculty and students with questions about core curriculum requirements, degree audits, academic policies, etc.   
  • Assisting with preparing faculty and students for course advising and registration periods 
  • First-year student support and outreach
  • Supporting all undergraduate students in academic transition
Academic Advising Center
Administration Building Room 108
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

Fall Semester 2024

Labor Day - No classes Monday, 9/2
Last day to register without a late fee Monday, 9/2
Full semester and first half courses begin Tuesday, 9/3
Last day to add/drop first half courses Thursday, 9/5
Last day to add/drop full semester courses Tuesday, 9/10
Degree application deadline for December 2024 graduates Friday, 10/1
Last day to withdraw from first half courses Friday, 10/11
Indigenous Peoples Day - No classes Monday 10/14
First half courses end Tuesday, 10/22
Second half courses start Wednesday, 10/23
Midterm grade submission deadline for full semester courses Thursday, 10/24 (8:00 AM)
Last day to add/drop second half courses Friday, 10/25
Final grade submission deadline for first half courses Monday, 10/28 (8:00 AM)
Spring semester advising period begins Monday, 10/28
Spring semester registration period begins for all graduate returning students Monday, 11/18
Last day to withdraw from full semester courses Tuesday, 11/19
Residence halls close Tuesday, 11/26 (5:00 PM)
Thanksgiving Break - No late afternoon or evening classes (i.e. those that begin at 4:00 PM or later) Tuesday, 11/26
Thanksgiving Break - No classes Wednesday, 11/27 - Sunday, 12/1
Residence halls open Sunday, 12/1 (12:00 PM)
Degree application deadline for May 2025 graduates Friday, 12/1
Spring semester registration period begins for new Online students Monday, 12/9
Last day to withdraw from second half courses Wednesday, 12/4
Weekday full semester (Traditional programs only) and second half courses end Friday, 12/13
Reading days (Traditional programs only) Saturday, 12/14 - Sunday, 12/15
Weekend full semester courses end (Traditional programs only) Sunday, 12/15
Final exams (Traditional programs only) Monday 12/16 - Thursday, 12/19
End of term Thursday, 12/19
Residence halls close Thursday, 12/19 (5:00 PM)
Final grade submission deadline for full semester and second half courses Wednesday, 12/27 (8:00 AM)

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