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Academic Advising

An academic advisor can help you plan your semester schedule, choose a major, and navigate your academic path while at WKU. Your advisor can also refer you to other helpful WKU resources and services. 

Contact Your Academic Advisor 

To schedule an appointment with Stephanie, email stephanie.prichard@wku.edu

Stephanie Prichard
Stephanie Prichard

Frequently Asked Questions

Registration dates can be found:

  • In the registration guide for the particular semester for which you wish to register, the link to the Registration Guide can be found on the Office of the Registrar's website.

  • On TopNet under "Registration Status."

The registration dates change for each new semester so you should check the registration guide or TopNet each semester. Students may register without penalty any time after their assigned date to register through the day prior to the first day of the term.

To change your major, minor or advisor you must:  

  • Go to TopNet

  • Student Services

  • Student Records

  • Choose the Change of Major/Minor/Concentration/Advisor form.

  • Follow the directions given on the website. 

If directed to take the form to the specified departments for signatures, your WKU regional campus is happy to mail the forms for you. Please contact our advisors with any questions.

Yes! Continuing students register for classes on TopNet after meeting with an advisor.

  1. Log in to TopNet

  2. Select Student Services

  3. Select Registration

  4. Select Register/Add/Drop Classes

  5. Enter the desired term

  6. Type in the CRNs for the courses for which you would like to register


Undergraduate and graduate catalogs are available online. You can find them at the following links: Undergraduate Catalog & Graduate Catalog

Upcoming Advising Dates
 8 AM - 3 PM each day
  • Tuesday, December 1

Other advising options are also available. Contact Stephanie for details. 


Information about accreditation can be found through the Office of the Provost.

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 Last Modified 11/10/21