The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Academic Resources

Admissions and New Student Enrollment
Supports students through the University enrollment process, offering campus tours for prospective students, online applications, and new student orientation programs.
The Office of Admissions is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at our main location (Old Main Building lower level) and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (at the Bookstore or Student Union, except for holiday weekends).
(520) 621-3237


African American Student Affairs 
Provides support systems, programs, and services that enable students to develop leadership skills as well as the resources to develop and create personal and academic excellence.
Martin Luther King Building, room 209
(520) 621-3419


Alumni Association
Provides alumni with UA heritage education opportunities, travel, parties, career connections, clubs, homecoming information, and more.
1111 North Cherry Ave. 
(520) 621-7576


Arizona Assurance Scholars Program
The Arizona Assurance Scholars Program provides academic, financial and social support for low-income Arizona residents as a way to ensure success, retention and graduation from the University of Arizona.  For more information on eligibility criteria and the financial aid program for please visit


Arizona Student Media
The Arizona Student Media department offers rewarding and meaningful multi-media and journalism training that complements coursework and provides students with intensive leadership roles. Through work on the award-winning Arizona Daily Wildcat, the Wildcat Online, KAMP Student Radio and UATV-3, students gain hands-on experience in writing, editing, design, broadcasting, film, marketing and promotions, advertising, computer graphics, website development, photography and accounting, among other areas of media management.


Asian Pacific American Student Affairs
Provides a comfortable environment, and academic and personal support through program implementation, leadership opportunities, and advocacy for APA student issues.
Nugent Building, room 104
(520) 621-3481


Associated Students of the University of Arizona (ASUA)
Offers a wide variety of programs and services that students can both help organize and utilize, including fundraising, legal services, Pride Alliance, and student senate.
Student Union Memorial Center, Suite 325W
(520) 621-ASUA (2782)


Bursar's Office
Manages student financial accounts, tuition payments, and disbursements.
University Services Building, room 104
(520) 621-3232


Campus Emergency Response Team (CERT)
The University of Arizona Campus Emergency Response Team oversees the University of Arizona's emergency planning and response. CERT is activated whenever there is a critical incident on campus that could affect the safety, health or well-being of people on campus.  See also UAlert!


Campus Health Services
Provides quality medical services, psychological care, and health promotion & prevention services for students.
Highland Commons, 1224 E. Lowell St.
(520) 621-6490


Campus Recreation Center
Provides programs, services, educational opportunities and facilities that meet the recreational, fitness and wellness needs of students and the community.
Student Rec. Ctr., 1400 E. 6th St.
(520) 621-4709


Career Services
Provides career exploration and job search assistance, employment services for on and off-campus jobs in addition to internships and full-time career-related jobs, career and job search workshops, graduate school planning assistance, counseling, planning tools, resource library online and in print, tips on resume-writing and interviewing, and the opportunity to interview with national employers. 
Student Union Memorial Center, Suite 411
(520) 621-2588


Center for Student Involvement and Leadership
Provides opportunities for student involvement through student organizations, Greek life, and leadership programs.
Student Union Memorial Center, 4th floor
(520) 621-8046


Chicano/Hispano Student Affairs
Creates a safe and welcoming environment that supports academic success, develops leadership, and embraces Chicano/Hispano students' cultural identity.
Cesar E. Chavez Building, room 217
(520) 621-5627


A directory of all commencement activities.
(520) 626-9339


Colleges of Letters, Arts, and Science Academic Advising Center
Academic home for "undecided" students, pre-nursing and interdisciplinary majors; provides academic advising and assistance for students exploring majors.
Bear Down Gym
(520) 621-7763


Commitment to Athletes' Total Success (C.A.T.S.)
Provides personal development, career development, and academic support opportunities for UA student athletes.
For more information contact Becky Bell at


Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
Offers psychological counseling for anxiety, depression, difficulties with relationships, family problems, body image concerns, alcohol and drug concerns, and general life difficulties.
Campus Health building, 3rd floor
(520) 621-3334


Curriculum and Registration (See Office of the Registrar)


Dean of Students
Serves as the primary link between students, faculty, and administrators; assists in navigation of campus procedures; and manages academic integrity and student code of conduct.
Robert L Nugent Building 
(520) 621-7057


Degree Search
A website that provides the tools and information to help students identify majors that match their interests, and learn about the specific requirements for all UA undergraduate degree programs.


Disability Resource Center
Facilitates full access for disabled students, faculty, staff, and visitors through the provision of reasonable accommodations, adaptive athletic and fitness programs, assistive technology, innovative programming, education, and consultation.
1224 E. Lowell St.


Domicile Office (see Residency Classification Office)


Family Weekend
An annual ASUA sponsored event held in October and organized by the Parents and Family Association.

Financial Aid (see Office of Student Financial Aid)


Graduation Services
Conducts final audits of each student's course work to ensure that all degree requirements have been met.
Graduation Services Advisors' Contact Information


Honors College
Fosters an enduring spirit of inquiry and discovery by providing academic opportunities such as Honors courses, research experiences, and intellectual dialogues for artistically and academically talented students.
Slonaker House, room 106
(520) 621-6901


International Student Programs and Services
Represents and advocates for international students; serves as a liaison with academic and other departments, as well as local, state, federal and foreign agencies; provides immigration and tax advising; and offers opportunities to interact with the Tucson community.
(520) 621-4627


LGBTQ Affairs

The Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) Affairs works to build, sustain and strengthen a safe, inclusive, and open environment for faculty, staff, appointed professionals, students, alumni, parents, and guests of all gender identities and sexual orientations.
Student Union, Room 404-O
(520) 626-1996



Serves as the university's information gateway, providing traditional browsing and borrowing services, along with research assistance, study space, online academic journal access, and computer access.
1510 E. University Blvd. 
(520) 621-6442


Math Placement Office

Provides student access to UA math courses through proficiency evaluation and review of transferred math courses from other institutions.
Math Building, room 108
(520) 621-6892


National Student Exchange
Allows students to study at over 200 approved campuses across the U.S. in order to complement their education or simply experience a different campus for up to one year.
Transfer Student Center - Student Union Memorial Center - suite #402
(520) 626-6463


Native American Student Affairs
Provides culturally sensitive academic counseling and support services to American Indian/Alaskan Native students enabling them to achieve academic excellence.
Nugent Building, room 202
(520) 621-3835


Next Steps Center
A one-stop website that provides information to newly admitted students so they can easily proceed through the steps to becoming an enrolled student.
Bear Down Gym
(520) 621-5293


New Start Summer Program
Provides select incoming freshmen with a comprehensive orientation to the UA during a 6-week summer bridge program.  New Start students move into Prodigy, the academic year component of the transition program, during the fall semester to receive extended personal and academic support.
Nugent Building, Lower Level
(520) 621-5773 


OASIS Program for Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence
Provides counseling, advocacy, and referrals to individuals who are affected by sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking, and provides outreach and education to the campus community.
Campus Heath building, room D301
(520) 626-2051

Off-Campus Housing and Commuter Resources
Provides off-campus housing information, including weekly housing & roommate listings, and information on campus events & involvement opportunities for commuters.
El Portal, First Floor, 501 N. Highland Avenue
(520) 621-5859


Office of the Registrar
Manages class registration, grades, transcripts, residency, withdrawal, and granting of diplomas.
Administration Building, room 210
(520) 621-3113


Office of Student Financial Aid
Offers students a full array of scholarships, grants, waivers, loans and work-study.
Administration Building, room 208
(520) 621-1858


Ombuds Program
The University of Arizona Ombuds Program provides an informal means of problem resolution if you have a University-related concern, conflict, or dispute. An Ombuds is not empowered to change a decision, but through intervention or a clarification of matters, information may emerge to assist in the resolution of the problem. Call the Director of the Ombuds Program at (520) 626-5589 or call an Ombuds directly if you need help.

Outreach College 
Coordinates distance learning, correspondence, continuing education, Evening & Weekend Campus, and programs for children and seniors.
University Services Building, room 322
(520) 621-7724


Parking and Transportation
Provides parking options and promotes transportation alternatives for faculty, staff, students and visitors at the UA.
1117 E. Sixth St.
(520) 626-PARK (7275)

Pathway to Academic Student Success (PASS)
The Pathway to Academic Student Success (PASS) probation program provides students in need of academic assistance with peer advising, workshops, individualized plans, and continuous support to improve students' persistence towards graduation.
Office of Academic Success and Achievement, Nugent Building, Room 13
(520) 626-3789


Prodigy (formerly MERITS) helps freshmen deal with the new expectations, challenges and unexpected bumps of college in a fun and welcoming atmosphere with staff and students who care about student success at the UA. Students meet with trained Peer Advisors one-on-one, twice a month to discuss academic concerns, success strategies and life.
Nugent Buidling, Lower Level
(520) 626-3745


Registrar's Office (See Office of the Registrar)


Residence Life
Provides a variety of on-campus housing options and living-learning communities.
El Portal, 501 N. Highland
(520) 621-6501


Residency Classification Office
Provides guidelines for obtaining Arizona residency for tuition purposes.
Modern Languages Building, room 347
(520) 621-3636


S.A.L.T. Strategic Alternative Learning Techniques
Provides enhanced for-fee services for students with learning disabilities, including education planning, mentoring, workshops, writing skills training, peer tutors, and a computer lab.
1010 N. Highland Ave. 
(520) 621-1242


Scholarship Resources (See the Office of Student Financial Aid)


Student Legal Services
Student Legal Services is a service offered to all currently enrolled students of the University of Arizona. The program is sponsored by the Associated Students of the University of Arizona (ASUA) and supported by ASUA funds. There is no charge to students for the service.
Student Union Memorial Building, ASUA Offices, Room 325
(520) 621-2781


Student Clubs and Organizations


Student Transitions
An area of programs designed to facilitate the retention and graduation of students.
Nugent Building
(520) 626-9781


Study Abroad and Student Exchange
Offers opportunities for foreign study on a summer, semester, or yearly basis while earning academic credit at the UA.  Students interested in study abroad are asked to attend a Study Abroad 101 session before meeting with a study abroad advisor.  Click on link above for schedule of sessions.
University Services Building
888 N. Euclid Avenue
Room 301 (3rd floor)
(520) 626-9211
PDF slides from Study Abroad Presentation


Testing Office
Offers a wide variety of testing services, including: CLEP, Math Readiness Test, TOEFL, and registration information for graduate school entrance exams such as the MCAT and GRE.
1600 E. 1st Street
(520) 621-7589


Think Tank
Includes the Writing Center, Math and Science tutoring, Tier 1 and second language tutoring, supplemental instruction, and Peer Mentoring.
College Survival Guide: One Sixty Eight
Bear Down Gym
(520) 626-0530


Transfer Student Center
Serves as a resource throughout the transfer process, from pre-transfer advising to admission information.
Transfer Student Center - Student Union Memorial Center - suite #402
(520) 626-6463


TRIO Student Support Services
Increases the retention and college graduation rates of eligible students and fosters an institutional climate supportive of the success of low-income, first generation, and students with disabilities through both academic and personal support workshops and programs.
Nugent Building, Lower Level


UA Alert is a free service that delivers emergency alerts to registered UA students, faculty and staff – as well as their friends and family – via their cell phones, mobile devices and/or email accounts during a campus emergency.


UA Savvy
All students new to the UA automatically receive emails from UA Savvy.  All offers are brought by the units in the Student Affairs division. 

University of Arizona Police Department (UAPD)
Provides law enforcement and security services to the campus community.
1852 E. First St.
Emergency 9-1-1
Non-emergency 621-UAPD (621-8273)


University Information Technology Services (UITS)
Provides campus-wide computing systems, assists with account problems and questions, and provides educational resources for students and instructors.
1077 N. Highland Ave.
(520) 621-CCIT (2248) general department line
(520) 621-HELP (4357) for the Help Desk


Veterans Education & Transition Services
As a hub of information for student veterans and veterans looking to enter the UA, the Student Vets Center is staffed by trained student veterans who have transitioned to the UA and are knowledgeable about the campus.
Student Union Memorial Center, 4th Floor, Room 404-0
(520) 626-8380


Women's Resource Center
The Women’s Resource Center (WRC) promotes gender equity through education, leadership development and advocacy. The WRC supports this mission by ensuring a safe, supportive physical space for all students, by providing educational programming on women’s and gender issues and intersections with other personal identities, peer-education on topics such as sex education and body image, student leadership development, allied partnership building, and information referral service.
Student Union Memorial Center, Room 404
(520) 621-3919


Writing Center
Provides free individualized peer tutoring to UA students at all stages of the writing process.  There are three locations: Bear Down Gym, Park Student Union, and the Student Recreation Center.
(520) 626-0530