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Academic Advising

Academic advising is an important component of your academic experience at the University of Georgia. You must meet with an academic advisor every semester before registering for classes.

Find your advisor’s name in the contact list below, and then follow the instructions for scheduling an advising appointment. For other questions, email success@uga.edu.

Schedule Your Advising Appointment

  • Go to sage.uga.edu and log in with your MyID and password
  • Select the "My Success Network" option in the lefthand menu and locate your FACS Primary Advisor in the alphabetized list
  • Click "Schedule an Appointment" to access your advisor’s calendar

Prepare for Your Advising Appointment

  • Be sure to review your DegreeWorks audit before meeting with your advisor
  • Review the Schedule of Classes
  • Prepare a list of class options for the upcoming semester
  • Note any questions that you have for your academic advisor

During the fall 2020 semester, the Student Success and Advising Center (SSAC) will continue to offer virtual academic advising appointments.

PLEASE NOTE: The best way to connect with us during fall semester is through chatemail, or phone. If you plan to stop by the SSAC, please make an appointment, call ahead, or send an email. Our contact information is available here.  

If you are communicating via email, please use your UGA email account to send messages directly to your academic advisor or the SSAC at success@uga.edu

COVID-19 UPDATES: For current information on UGA’s response to COVID-19, please make sure to check your UGA email often and visit uga.edu/coronavirus.

Athens Students

Major Advisor
Consumer Economics Christie Sanders
Consumer Journalism Ahmaud Templeton
Culinary Science & Nutrition Beverly Hull
Dietetics Beverly Hull
Family & Consumer Sciences Education Debra Peavler
Fashion Merchandising Anne Allen
Financial Planning Christie Sanders
Furnishings & Interiors Anne Allen
Housing Management & Policy Debra Peavler
Human Development & Family Science: General (Last names A-L) Julie Patterson
Human Development & Family Science: General (Last names M-Z) Ahmaud Templeton
Human Development & Family Science: Child Life Emphasis Julie Patterson
Nutritional Sciences Beverly Hull
Unspecified Ahmaud Templeton

Griffin Students

FACS students on the Griffin campus will meet with Debra Peavler for academic advising.

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