Student Resources

This page has useful information for our current graduate and undergraduate students, prospective students, and alumni.

All Students

Check out the Agricultural & Resource Economics (AREC) Club!  https://cals.arizona.edu/arec/arec-club

Are you a student Veteran and in need of tutoring?  You may qualify for tutorial financial assistance, see the Veterans Affairs website for more  details: https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/tutorial_assistance.asp 

Graduate Students

Academic dates & deadlines for graduate students http://registrar.arizona.edu/schedules/dates.htm

Please see our AREC graduate program information at
https://cals.arizona.edu/arec/graduate-programs

https://cals.arizona.edu/arec/arecms-overview

https://cals.arizona.edu/arec/graduate-admissions

http://grad.arizona.edu/new-and-current-students

http://grad.arizona.edu/prospective-students

Graduate & Professional Student Council (GPSC) http://gpsc.arizona.edu/

The GPSC Mission

  • To promote the academic, economic, and social aims of the graduate and professional students of the University of Arizona
  • To establish effective communication among graduate students and professional students
  • To facilitate communication within the University and with other organizations

Current Undergrad Students

  • Need to see your major/minor advisor?  AREC’s undergrad advisor uses the Wise Advising online scheduling system as many other UA advisors do. Log in with your UA Net ID and password at https://eagle.sbs.arizona.edu/advising/student/login.php Guests can log in as well by creating a guest id and password. To see AREC undergrad advising hours from Wise Advising, after logging in
    • Choose College of Agriculture and Life Sciences from the 1st drop down menu.
    • From the 2nd drop down menu select, Agricultural and Resource Economics, then click “Go.”
    • Green boxes are times for walk-ins which are for quick questions and are on a first come, first served basis. Blue boxes are to schedule a 30-minute appointment for more in-depth questions.
    • Go to McClelland Park 308A (across the street from Park Student Union) for the walk-in or appointment, sign in, and wait to be seen. Daily, the academic advisor is not available 12:00-1:30PM.

 

  • What is an Academic Advisor anyway?  Watch this short video to learn more.  

 

  • Need to know who your major/minor advisor is and how to contact them?  You can view their info from your UAccess Student Center on the right-hand side of the page in a blue box under “Advisors.”  For AREC majors/minors your undergrad academic advisor is

 

  • Major specific internship questions?  Visit our AREC internships page for information. You may also visit the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) internships website.

 

 

 

  • Do you have questions about current or incoming financial aid and/or scholarships? Contact the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid at http://financialaid.arizona.edu/

 

  • Want to know about UA policies? View the UA Catalog at http://catalog.arizona.edu/. Select the most recent catalog year for the most updated policies.
    • From the catalog you can also see all advisement reports for all official UA majors and minors and view the requirements for each. After selecting the catalog year to view, scroll down and click on either area you want to see: majors or minors.

 

  • UA Career Services (http://www.career.arizona.edu/) has a wide variety of career and internship related information, including but not limited to résumé and cover letter guidance, mock interviews and much, much more.

 

 

  • Do you want to get involved on campus? Visit the Associated Students of the University of Arizona (ASUA) website. You will find student run clubs, UA student govenment, and various other student-run programs.

 

  • UA's official dates and deadlines for each current and upcoming semester can be found at http://registrar.arizona.edu/schedules/dates.htm. It is each student's responsibility to know that these deadlines exist and how to access them. If you have questions on any of the deadlines, please contact your major advisor.

 

  • Do you need to talk with someone about feeling overwhelmed or do you just need professional and emotional support? Please reach out to Campus Health's Counseling and Psych Services (CAPS) http://www.health.arizona.edu/caps.htm

 

Prospective Students

 

 

Alumni 

Please see http://arizonaalumni.com/get-advice for the Wildcat Career Network:

The Wildcat Career Network has launched—students can get free career advice anytime, anywhere.

 

The UA Alumni Career Lab has launched the Wildcat Career Network—an online platform that connects Wildcats to experienced alumni with industry expertise. The platform facilitates one-on-one career conversations, resume critiques or mock interviews—all online at a convenient time! The Wildcat Career Network is a valuable mentoring and networking tool which all UA departments can use to connect students and alumni.

 

The platform is very straightforward to use:

 

1- Sign up for free.

Students and alumni can register for the Wildcat Career Network for free using your LinkedIn profile or email address. Set up is easy and only takes a few minutes.

 

2 - Find the perfect alumni advisers.

Once registered for the platform, you can search for alumni advisers by industry, job title ,or keywords. Want to get advice from a vice president at Bank of America? You can.

 

3 - Request the type of career help you need.

You can request a career conversation, resume critique or mock interview—all online.

 

4 - Connect via phone at a time that's convenient for you!

All career conversations happen over the phone using a secure anonymous number generated by the platform. The platform finds the best time according to your availability, so all you have to do is show up.

 

We will be marketing the Wildcat Career Network to students throughout the Fall semester. We encourage you to sign up to explore the platform and the alumni currently registered.