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.

If there are no available appointments through the scheduling system, please contact Mrs. Charlene Boggus at (979) 862-3001. Students MUST set up appointments through the scheduling system when possible. 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.

Undergraduate Advising

Agricultural Communications and Journalism (AGCJ)

Agricultural Science (AGSC)

Agricultural Leadership and Development (ALED)

University Studies – Leadership (USAL-LED)


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?

The best way to determine if the ALEC Department is the right place for you is to have conversations. The Department will host a Prospective Student Recruitment Symposium ever fall.  Whether you are here locally or at a distance, we will work with you to set up an appointment time to meet with the graduate coordinator or arrange a personal campus experience scheduling visits with faculty, students, and even a tour of the campus.


The 2018 Prospective Student Recruitment Symposium will be October 4-5, 2018. All prospective candidates interested in beginning graduate school in Spring, Summer or Fall 2019 are invited to attend the two day event. Doctoral candidates will be required to attend to participate in faculty interviews. For specific details, contact the graduate program coordinator and RSVP now.

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

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. Tracy Rutherford
AGLS Room 264
2116 TAMU, 600 John Kimbrough
College Station, TX 77843-2116


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