Annual Mandatory Advising

Annual Advising Requirement (23-24)

You will need to complete your Annual Advising Requirement by the end of Winter quarter (March 22, 2024) to avoid a Fall 24 registration hold. 

Please watch the video below to learn about your annual advising requirement: 


In summary, to meet your annual advising requirement you must:

STEP 1: 

Submit MAE Advising Contract by Week 1 of Fall quarter (Friday Oct. 06) : Advising Contract
 

STEP 2: 

Complete one of the following: 

  • Attend a virtual advising workshop
  • This is a group advising workshop for each class level.  All dates/times are listed on the box to the right -->
    Please ensure you arrive on time as these are quick 15-20min workshops. Attendance for the entire workshop is required to receive credit. 
  • Schedule an advising appointment
  • Visit: http://appointments.ucdavis.edu/ 

    Prior to your appointment, make sure you update your academic plan and hit "SAVE". Prepare for your appointment by having questions ready. 

    :: Appointment policies :: 
    - Students have a grace period of 5-minutes from the start of their appointment. Showing up more than 5-mins late will mark you as a no-show and you will need to reschedule.
    - Not showing to your appointment will block you for rescheduling within the next 5 days. 

    We understand your schedule can change, if you are unable to make your scheduled appointment, please cancel it to allow other MAE students to utilize that appointment slot. 
  • Submit an academic plan for review on OASIS (Graduating Seniors Only)
  • To create an academic plan using the Online Advising Student Information System (OASIS):

    [Step 1] Go to students.ucdavis.edu; click Forms & Petitions -> Submit a New Form -> Academic Plan.

    [Step 2] Create academic plan for the final three quarters and title it "Graduating SR_Advising hold". Then click the "Submit to..." button at the bottom to send your academic plan to either Mechanical/Aerospace to have your hold removed remotely. 

  • LEADR students 
  • Meeting with your LEADR advisor will meet your annual advising requirement. 

Changing to a different major?

  • If you plan to change to a major, please review your options to meet your annual advising requirement: 
    •  Submit an academic 3-qtr plan to your intended major via OASIS. Once approved by that department advisor, email:  maeughelp@ucdavis.edu 
    • If the intended major offers Change of Major sessions, attend one of their sessions and forward confirmation of attendance to maeughelp@ucdavis.edu