Academic Advising

Welcome to Undergraduate Advising in the Department of Geography at The Ohio State University!

We look forward to getting to know you!


Department of Geography Undergraduate Advising:

1085 & 1105 Derby Hall
154 North Oval Mall
Columbus, OH 43210

Appointment Scheduling:

Current Students:                               

Major Change Appointments:                     Check major information page for instruction.

Prospective Student Appointments:            614-292-6961

Our Services:

We understand our students have busy schedules so we strive to keep you informed with email notifications and appointment availability.  Please be sure to review all emails from the Geography Department and your Academic Advisor for the latest updates regarding course offerings, deadlines, opportunities, and department events.

Please see information below regarding appointments for your specific needs.

Drop-ins are limited to 10 minutes and intended for items such as class drop/add, quick questions about major requirements, submitting a course enrollment form, or reviewing a completed class schedule for the next term.  Drop-ins are first-come, first-served.

Limited drop-in hours are available for majors as follows beginning Aug. 26, 2019 (subject to change):

Air Transportation                    Tuesdays   9:00 - 10:00 AM; Wednesdays   1:30-3:00 PM
Atmospheric Sciences              Tuesdays & Wednesdays   2:00 - 3:30 PM
Geographic Information Science     Tuesdays & Wednesdays   2:00 - 3:30 PM
Geography                           Tuesdays & Wednesdays   2:00 - 3:30 PM

Appointments will be scheduled for issues that cannot be addressed in the limited time of a drop-in.

Please check-in for appointments at your Academic Advisor’s Office.  Students may wait in the Geography Advising Waiting Area near Derby 1085 & 1105.

Other Helpful Links:

Major Curriculum

Internship for Credit

Transfer Credit