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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Advising "U"

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Student Relations and Advising Center of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Advising “U" serves as a resource for students in the Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) and provides you with the personal attention to meet your needs on your way to graduation. Students can expect to find support for academic concerns, information regarding academic policies and procedures, general education advising, and referrals to the appropriate resources on campus for student questions.

What Does Advising "U" Have to Offer?


Stop by Advising "U" located in Armstrong Hall 114 with any questions you may have; you may also call 507-389-2416 or contact Advising "U" via email. Students are also welcome to set up an appointment to meet Advising "U" staff at their convenience. Advising "U" hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. Please call for summer hours.

  • Refer to the Academic Advising page for questions about:
    • Declaring a major
    • Academic advising within your major or department
    • Additional resources for academic policies and procedures
  • For information specific to your Major or Department, please visit the respective department's website or office.

General Education Advising:

If you would like an assessment of your general education courses, have questions about fulfilling the requirements of general education, want to know if you have met diverse cultures, math competency or English competency requirements, please stop by Advising "U". It is extremely important to have your general education assessed early and often in order to avoid any extra coursework or delay graduation.

Forms and Registration Materials Available at Advising "U"

  • Free copies of the College of Social and Behavioral Science Student Manual
  • Free copies of the current MSU Academic Bulletins, all current and past bulletins can also be accessed online
  • Repeat course forms
  • Applications for graduation
  • Study abroad information, also available online

 Advising Resources and "How To" Videos

Check out these short videos to help you use and locate important advising and registration information!

Knowledgeable Staff


Advising "U"
Armstrong Hall 114
Phone Number: 507-389-6306