Academic Advising

Academic Advising Center

The Advising Center is located in MCB 229 and is open Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm and evening appointments are available by request.  All students must meet with their assigned advisors each semester to have their advising holds lifted.  Please stop by or call 870-612-2160 to schedule an appointment. Appointments are recommended, not required.


Polly Wood

Katrina Farris

Charles Barnett

Brenda Bishop

Erica Bledsoe

Jennifer Emery

Van Taylor



Advising Mission Statement

At UACCB, academic advising is a teaching and learning experience in which the advisor and student work together toward the development and completion of the student's academic goals.

Program Goals

  • Provide accurate and timely information regarding UACCB policies, procedures and educational requirements.
  • Teach students how to use campus technology including WebAdvisor and campus email. 
  • Advise on the selection of appropriate courses and other educational experiences.
  • Reinforce student role and responsibility in achieving goals.
  • Be knowledgeable about and make appropriate referrals to campus and community resources.
  • Continuously evaluate and monitor student academic progress.
  • Discuss and clarify educational, career and life goals and assist students in developing plans to meet those goals.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Develop an educational plan based on assessment of abilities, interests and values.
  • Use campus and community resources as needed to meet educational and life goals.
  • Assume responsibility for meeting academic program requirements.
  • Comfortably self-register for classes, create a degree plan, check campus email and use WebAdvisor regularly.