COVID-19 UPDATE: Honors College academic advisors continue to be available and we encourage you to reach out if you need support or have questions.  Phone or Zoom academic advising appointments can be scheduled through the usual processes and drop-in advising is also available. Links to access remote drop-in sessions are below.

As a member of both the Honors and OSU communities, you have an advisor from your academic major(s) and an advisor within the Honors College. Academic Advisors are skilled professionals who can help you with course scheduling, career planning, OSU resources, international opportunities, academic success goals, scholarships, post-graduation plans, etc.  In addition to helping you meet your academic, career, and personal goals your Honors College Academic Advisors can help you navigate and understand your Honors College requirements, including the thesis.

Incoming Honors Students For Fall 2020

Incoming Honors College Students, please review the below information before scheduling an Honors College academic advising appointment.

Incoming First-Year HC Students & Students transferring to the HC from outside OSU

Please follow the steps below to complete your HC START:

  • HC academic advisors are available Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 8:00am-4:00pm for START appointments beginning June 9th.  Schedule a one on one advising session with an HC advisor during one of these times by clicking here: Schedule a phone or web conferencing (Zoom) appointment
  • Please put “START Appointment” in the “Optional Questions or Comments” box when scheduling you appointment.  
  • Attend the appointment!

Please Note: You are required to meet individually with an HC academic advisor to complete START, but you must do so AFTER you have met with your major advisor and registered for classes. If you meet with an HC academic advisor before this we will have to reschedule.  

Current OSU students starting with the Honors College this Fall

Current OSU students starting with the Honors College this Fall should attend one of the orientation sessions detailed in your emailed acceptance letter before meeting individually with an Honors College academic advisor. If you are unable to attend one of the orientation sessions please contact the Honors College advising office 541.37.6414 or


How can I connect with an Honors College Academic Advisor?

You are welcome to meet with any Honors College Academic Advisor. You may choose to work with one advisor consistently, but it is not required. It is recommended that you meet with an advisor once per term, no less than once per year. Advising appointments can last up to 30-minutes and are available throughout the year, including summer. There are different ways to connect with your advisor.

30-minute scheduled appointments

  • Schedule appointments as early as the next business day
  • May request an appointment with a specific advisor or see whomever is available at your preferred time
  • Weeks 6-9 reserved for current HC students only
  • Appointments can be in-person, via web conferencing (Zoom) or by phone 

You can set up an appointment by calling the advising office 541.737.6414 or Schedule a phone or web conferencing (Zoom) appointment

Drop-in Hours


You are always welcome to email one of the Honors College Academic Advisors directly with a question. When emailing advisors, please do not send the same message to multiple advisors. Multiple messages create unnecessary delays in addressing your question(s). Send general questions to:


Who are my HC Academic Advisors?

Beau Baca
LInC 450

Leanna Dillon
LInC 450

Rebekah Lancelin
LInC 450

Kassena Hillman
LInC 450

Resource Links

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