PCAL Advisor Resources
Academic advising is essential to fulfilling the teaching and learning mission of Western Kentucky University. At WKU, academic advising is required for all baccalaureate degree-seeking students until graduation.
Registering for Classes
Eligible students are encouraged to register during the priority period according to the sequence below. Students (full-time and part-time) may register on their assigned date or thereafter whenever TopNet is available. Refer to the specific term's academic calendar for important dates affecting your registration.
Retention Alert Form
If you are concerned that a student is intending to leave the institution, please complete the form linked above. A member of the Advising & Career Development Staff will reach out to the student regarding your concerns.
- Incoming Honors students should take 1-2 honors courses their first semester and should complete a total of 9 honors hours by the end of their first year.
PCAL ACDC Advisors
Advises Freshmen-Sophomores for the following departments:
PCAL Exploratory, COMM, MLNG, and SOCL
(also processes Change of Major forms for those units.)