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"TIME TO GET ADVISED!" The professional academic advisors will be opening advising appointments for students to be advised for the Summer and Fall 2023 semesters. Check with your assigned academic advisor for appointment availability. You will schedule your advising appointment on with your assigned advisor. All students are required to be advised in order to have their advising hold removed.

As an A&GS first-year student, you will be advised in University College through the spring semester of your first year. 

Once you meet admission requirements to the College of Atmospheric & Geographic Sciences:

  • Minimum of 24 semester hours completed
  • Minimum 2.25 OU and Overall GPA
  • Declared major in Environmental Sustainability, Geography, Geographic Information Science, or Meteorology

Your records will automatically be transferred to the College of A&GS and you will be assigned a new academic advisor.

  • Aviation Management (Flying/Non-Flying, Air Traffic Management) or Professional Pilot - you will be advised by Shelly Ainsworth or Mary Aldridge, Undergraduate Academic Advisors for the School of Aviation.
  • Meteorology - you will be advised by:
  • Geography, Environmental Sustainability, or Geographic Information Science - you will be advised by:
    • Jamie Steele, Undergraduate Academic Advisor for the Department of Geography & Environmental Sustainability. 
      • DECLARED MAJOR: If you have declared your major in one of these majors, you can schedule an academic advising appointment through
      • NON-DECLARED MAJOR: If you have not declared your major, please email Jamie Steele or call 405-325-8736.
  • A&GS Dean's Office - Once you have earned 90 hours or more, students will need to be advised by Brittney Johnson for a degree check by scheduling an appointment on

Before your advising appointment:

  • Go to Degree Navigator at to check your degree completion progress and to prepare a trial schedule for the upcoming academic term.
  • Your academic advisor will lift your advising hold, note recommendations in iAdvise, and provide special permission (overrides) necessary for any Meteorology, Geography, or Geographic Information Science courses that require it.
  • Please note that your advisor is not authorized to provide overrides for courses outside A&GS.
  • If you are concurrently enrolled in courses at another school, make sure your academic advisor is aware of what courses you will be transferring into OU at the end of the current academic term.
  • Be sure to submit any outstanding transcripts to OU Admissions Office at
  • Go here for information on how to enroll.