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Advisor with student.


Through close collaboration with an academic adviser and other campus resources, undecided students have up to two semesters to explore their major options and find their path at WVU.  

Students meeting together in a lounge.

Guided Pathways

CLASS has eight guided pathways that are designed to group similar majors that share common career interests.  CLASS advisers specialize in particular pathways. 
Student receiving academic tutoring.

Professional Programs

Students planning to pursue a professional degree begin their academic career with CLASS.  These programs typically do not directly admit first-time students.

Your CLASS adviser specializes in a particular guided pathway and will help you narrow your academic interests to find the major that's right for you.

Advising Appointments

Advisor and Student discussing health majors.

While your adviser is available as often as needed, at least one advising appointment each semester is required to discuss your academic progress and have your advising hold lifted. After your advising appointment, you will be able to register for the next term on your priority registration date.

Once you declare a major and meet the department admission requirements, you are eligible to be sent to your college or school where you will be assigned an academic adviser in that department. You can find more information about your academic performance, other major requirements and your assigned academic adviser through your DegreeWorks account. Notes from previous advising appointments and your academic plan of study can be found in DegreeWorks.