About Us

The Academic Advising Center (AAC) is UW Tacoma students' GPS to academic success.  The AAC serves all undergraduates from matriculation to graduation, those who are first-year freshmen CORE students, exploring majors and those with declared majors and minors.  Additionally, the AAC serves a a resource for faculty and staff.

"Academic advising is integral to fulfilling the teaching and learning mission of higher education.  Through academic advising, students learn to become members of their higher education community, to think critically about their roles and responsibilities as students, and to prepare to be educated citizens of a democratic society and a global community."

"Concept of Academic Advising".  National Academic Advising Association (2006).