The Howard College of Arts and Sciences Advising Center is dedicated to working with every student to find the right major, to develop an academic plan and to help navigate academic opportunities. We are committed to providing the support, encouragement and guidance students need to achieve their academic goals.

Academic Advising Team

Academic advising appointments are available for advisor changes, major and minor changes, schedule questions, policy explanations, 4-year plans, major exploration, and any other advising-related subject. To request an appointment, select the Schedule an Appointment link in your advisor's listing below. Be sure to indicate the reason for your request and the times you are available.

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Leslie Armstrong
Academic Advisor
Office of the Dean
110 Brooks Hall
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Grace Baker
Academic Advisor
108 Brooks Hall
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Dana Basinger
Assistant Dean
Communication Arts
101 Brooks Hall

Essential Resources

General Education: Distribution Areas

Samford University’s required core curriculum of 22 credits provides the academic foundation for all undergraduate students.

Prepare for Registration

Samford students register for credit courses via the web, through the campus portal, during their assigned registration time. Undergraduate students must obtain an alternate PIN from their advisor and complete a trial study list before registration can take place.

Prepare for Graduation

Transfer Credits

What If I Am Undeclared?

The HCAS Academic Advising team is committed to helping you explore, evaluate and declare your major.

Advisor Resources