Undergraduate Student Advising

Academic Advising Information 

The undergraduate advisors and the graduate program coordinator are here to meet with you to assist and help you through completion of your degree program. Specific contact information for your degree program area is provided below.

Undergraduate Advising Appointment Information

To make an appointment with an undergraduate advisor for our undergraduate programs, please access the links below. It is very important that you make an appointment and not just “drop by” for advising as advisors are also instructors in the department and have certain times available for advising.  We expect students to be on time for their appointment and call ahead or email the advisor if you need to cancel or reschedule.  We also expect students to be prepared for their advising appointment by bringing needed documents such as updated degree plans when discussing courses for the next semester.  Advising is a two-way process meaning that students also have responsibilities in the process.

Students MUST set up appointments through the scheduling system. Students are able to schedule from any computer or mobile phone with internet access. When scheduling, please be as detailed as possible in the comments section so the advisors can better assist you. The scheduling system pulls directly from calendar availability, so if there is no availability showing on the scheduling system, there is no availability on our calendars.

Undergraduate Advising Contacts

  • Agricultural Communications and Journalism (AGCJ) – Rebecca Thompson
  • Agricultural Science (AGSC) – Courtney McCubbins
  • Agricultural Leadership and Development (ALED) – Ashley Winterrowd
  • University Studies – Leadership (USAL-LED) – Reid Stavinoha

Current Students
Current students should schedule advising appointments through Navigate.

Prospective Students and Readmits

Graduate Student Advising

Are you interested in attending the beautiful campus of Texas A&M, looking to connect one-on-one with our graduate faculty and other graduate students?

Planning to attend graduate school is a very important decision to make. The best way to determine if the ALEC Department is the right place for you is to have conversations. For information about the programs we have to offer,  visit our graduate programs web page. The Department will host a Prospective Student Recruitment Symposium ever fall.  Whether you are here locally or at a distance, we welcome you to visit with the graduate coordinator for more information about our programs, certificate options, and the recruitment symposium or email to schedule an appointment.

Current students are always encouraged to schedule visits with the graduate coordinator every semester and periodically to make sure degree requirements are being met.  To schedule an appointment, send an email.


The 2020 Prospective Graduate Student Recruitment Symposium will be October 19-20, 2020. Master’s candidates are welcome and encouraged to attend. Interested doctoral candidates who meet the minimum criteria and have submitted all required application materials by the posted deadline, including GRE scores, will be considered for an invitation to attend the recruiting symposium to participate in faculty interviews. The symposium provides opportunities for prospective students to meet faculty and students, attend research presentations, and the opportunity to meet other potential students. For specific details, contact the graduate program coordinator and REGISTER to attend the symposium now.

Graduate Program Coordinator
Clarice Fulton
AGLS Room 256 (see campus map)advising students
2116 TAMU,  600 John Kimbrough
College Station, TX 77843-2116
Phone: 979-862-7180
Fax: 979-862-7190

Associate Head for Graduate Programs
Dr. Robert Strong
AGLS Room 231
2116 TAMU, 600 John Kimbrough
College Station, TX 77843-2116


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