Advising Appointments

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Meet with your advisor

  • Determine the appropriate advisor. You can also find your advisor through the student tab of myMiami; see Academic Advisors section on the right side of the page.
  • Advisors in 1022 FSB use Navigate to schedule advising appointments. Please see the instructions below.
    • FSB Advisors advise all first-year, sophomore, junior, and senior business majors.
    • Non-FSB majors should plan to visit daily drop-in hours.
  • Plan Ahead! During peak advising periods (October-November and March-April), you should schedule your advising appointment 2 or more weeks ahead.

Note: You will receive an error if you attempt to sign in to drop-in advising before they are available at 1:00pm EST

How to Check-In for Drop-In Advising

  • Due to COVID-19, Drop-in advising (Monday through Friday from 1-4 pm Eastern Time) will now be conducted remotely over Google Chat. Please let us know if you would prefer using a different platform.
  • Drop-in hours are for quick questions that can be answered in 10 minutes or less. If you have questions or concerns that may take longer, please schedule an appointment with your assigned academic advisor.
  • Drop-in advising is available Monday-Friday 1:00-4:00 pm during fall and spring semesters starting on 08/12/2020. 
  • There are typically multiple advisors available during drop-in advising and students are met with on a first-come, first-served basis. Wait times may vary. During peak registration periods, wait times can exceed 30 minutes. 

1. Login to Navigate

  • If your home screen does not say Student Home, click the triangle drop-down menu and select Student Home.


2. Click Get Assistance.

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3. From this page you will want to click View Drop-In Times under "Other Appointment Options" on the right side of the page.

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4. Under "Service" click Drop-In Appointment under Oxford - FSB - Academic Advising Drop-In. Then click Find Available Time.

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 5. You'll then need to click FSB Academic Advising Remote Appointment. 

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6. You'll then click Check-in with first available

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  • If Drop-Ins are unavailable, it will be noted. Drop-Ins occur Monday through Friday from 1:00pm-4:00pm.
7. Once you click Check-in with first available, please go to chat.google.com where you will receive a message from an academic advisor.

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8. If you need to remove yourself from Drop-Ins before you have met with an academic advisor, you will need to go to your home page and click Check Out on the right-hand corner.

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How to Schedule an Appointment in Navigate

1. Login to Navigate

2. Select Get Assistance from the top-right corner.

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3. You will now be at a page where you can select a service, and pick a date for your advising appointment. 

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4. Select FSB-General Advising as your intended service, then select your intended date for advising, and Find Available Time

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5. Go through and select an open space for your academic advising appointment. Navigate will give you multiple different open options for you to choose from. 

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6. Select your date, and be sure to mention what you want to talk about in "Would you like to share anything else?"

Review of appointment details

Submit and comments

7. Click Schedule and you are all set!

Confirmation Screen

Navigate: How to Cancel an Appointment

  1. Login to Navigate
  2. On the right-hand side of the home screen click on the meeting in Upcoming Appointments.
    Within SSC-Campus advising appointment scheduling system, students can select the upcoming appointment location and their name to cancel an advising appointment.
  3. When the dialogue box pops up, click Cancel My Attendance in the bottom left-hand corner.
  4. Select a reason from the drop-down menu and add a comment. Then, click Mark as Canceled.
  5. You will see Appointment Canceled along with your comment. Click Close to exit the dialogue box OR click your name on the left side menu to reverse your cancellation.
  6. You and your advisor will receive an email notification with the cancellation.