Academic advising

The Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions is committed to supporting your academic journey by emphasizing advising and mentoring to help you identify and achieve your goals. Our professional academic advising staff assists students in developing meaningful educational plans to meet their academic, career, and personal goals throughout their college experience. The advisors strive to perform their duties in a professional, ethical, confidential, accurate and supportive manner, respecting student diversity and needs and always holding the individual in the highest regard. You and your advisor should accomplish this process in a spirit of shared responsibility to develop academic excellence, strong decision-making skills and self-reliance.

Please contact your advisor in your field of study. All advising offices are listed below for all undergraduate and graduate students. 

Prospective student inquiries: publicservice.recruitment@asu.edu

Please register for Transfer Student Orientation here: https://publicservice.asu.edu/content/transfer-student-orientation

School of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Undergraduate programs of study: BS in Criminology & Criminal Justice, Certificate in Homeland Security, Certificate in Security Studies (downtown campus students only)

Graduate programs: MA and MS in Criminology and Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement Administration Graduate Certificate, Corrections Management Graduate Certificate

Location: Downtown Phoenix campus, University Center (UCENT) 6th Floor, Suite 600

Downtown campus students: (602) 496-2356 or email sccj@asu.edu

ASU Online/Ed Plus: (602) 496-2356 or email ccjonlineadvisor@asu.edu 

Tucson and Yuma: (520) 884-5507 ext. 20619 or Clayton.Kidd@asu.edu

Graduate students: (602) 496-2356 or email gradsccj@asu.edu

School of Community Resources and Development

Programs of study: Community Sports Management, Nonprofit Leadership & Management, Parks & Recreation Management, Tourism Development and Management, Conference and Event Planning, Sustainable Tourism, Nonprofit Studies, Community Resources and Development and Program Evaluation

Location: Downtown Phoenix campus, University Center (UCENT) 5th Floor, Suite 550

Advising Office Phone: (602) 496-0550 or (602) 496-1186

Email: SCRDAdvising@asu.edu

School of Public Affairs

Programs of study: Public Service and Public Policy, Emergency Management, Urban and Metropolitan Studies, Public Administration, Public Policy

Location: Downtown Phoenix campus, University Center (UCENT) 4th Floor, Suite 400 

Phone: (602) 496-0450

Email: SPAAdvising@asu.edu

School of Social Work

Programs of study: Social Work

Location: Downtown Phoenix campus, University Center (UCENT) 8th Floor, Suite 800 

Phone: (602) 496-0800 (Phoenix and Flagstaff programs) 

Email: SSWAdvising.asu.edu

Tucson based Social Work advising office: (520) 884-5507

Interdisciplinary Graduate Degree Programs

Programs of study: Master of Arts in Emergency Management and Homeland Security, Master of Public Safety Leadership and Administration, Master of Science in Program Evaluation. 

Location: Chase Building, 33rd floor, 201 N. Central Ave.

Phone: 602-496-1019

Email: pubserv_grad@asu.edu