College of Arts and Sciences
CAS Advising Guide


Academic Counseling Center – ACC – Wilder Tower 212, 678-2062 – advising for undecided students and those who need developmental studies courses (DSPM, DSPR, or DSPW) (if students have college level English or math, that overrides their need for DSPM or DSPW)

Admissions – Wilder Tower 101 – (1) to begin the process for TCR (Transfer Credit Request) forms for students planning to take transfer courses elsewhere, (2) to be readmitted:, and (3) to correct an incorrectly loaded course on the transcript of a transfer student

ALEKS Placement – this is the new math assessment and is accessed online through the My Memphis portal on the Student Tab, details regarding course placement and more:

Center for Academic Transition – CAT – Wilder Tower 800, 678-2783 – advising for undecided transfer students,

Center for Athletic Academic Services – Wilder Tower 600 and 700, 678-2714 - provides academic services for student-athletes,

Counseling and Psychological Testing – Wilder Tower 214, 678-2068 -

Disability Resources Services – Brister 110, 678-2880 – provides resources for students with disabilities,

Educational Support Program (ESP) -

  • Academic Enhancement Center (AEC) - 207 Mitchell Hall- (901) 678-5226
  • Business Learning Center (BLC) -256 Fogelman Building- (901) 678-3912
  • English Learning Center (ELC) -225 Patterson Hall- (901) 678-2059
  • Math Learning Center -143 Dunn Hall- (901) 678-2704
  • Science Learning Center (SLC) -207 Mitchell Hall- (901) 678-2704
  • Richardson Towers Learning Center (RTLC)
  • Carpenter Complex Learning Center (CCLC)

Financial Aid Office – Wilder 103, 678-4825 - to check on specific questions regarding amounts of aid or hours needed; students should check myMemphis for the deadlines to pay or if their aid has paid; or refer to charts sent in a separate e-mail

General Education – first e-mail Mary Jones to see if she knows how a specific course can be used toward Gen Ed and she will e-mail Karen Thurmond if she needs to – This way the student does not have to run around at all!

Housing – 678-1641,

Parking – 120 Zach Curlin Parking Garage, 678-2212,

Permits – Refer students to individual departments for permits, but most departments do not issue permits to overload class seats.

Pre-Professional Advising – Jessica Kelso, 678-5454 for appointments:

Registrar – Wilder Tower 003, 678-2810, information for students and faculty/staff regarding registration and related processes:

Scholarships – Wilder Tower 104, 678-3213, much information about scholarships, Hope, service hours,

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Last Updated: 10/15/13