NOTE: advising for Summer and Fall 2017 courses will begin in March. 

You can make an appointment to be advised in one of three ways:

  • Call the English Department at (501) 569-3161 to set up an appointment.
  • Set up an advising appointment online (via the online appointment calendars below).
  • Directly contact the adviser you have worked with in the past either by phone or email.

To make an advising appointment online, click on one of the advising calendar links below. You must be logged into your UALR email account. Please schedule your appointment at LEAST 24 hours in advance and put your t-number and phone number in the “Description” box.

  • Advising Slots, Laura Barrio-Vilar (general advising)
  • Advising Slots, Jeremy Ecke (general advising and students interested in Linguistics minor), or email to
  • Advising Slots, Paul Crutcher (Secondary Education students only)
  • Advising Slots, Heather Hummel (Creative Writing), or email to
  • Advising Slots, Angela Hunter (general advising, MAIS advising)
  • Jeffrey  Condran (Creative Writing), email him at to set up an appointment.
  • Brad Minnick (Secondary Education students, MAIS students): contact him directly to set up an appointment. 
  • Paul Yoder: call the English Department (569-3161) to set up an appointment or contact him directly. All Cooper Honors students must be advised by Doc Yoder.
  • Jim Levernier: call the English Department (569-3161) to set up an appointment or contact him directly.

You may also be advised online if you meet certain criteria. To be advised online, you must

  • have completed between 30 and 90 hours
  • be a declared English major
  • already know what you plan to take
  • not be a Cooper Honors student (they must be advised by Dr. McAbee)
  • not be new to the English program or to UALR
  • not have significant transfer issues

If you meet these criteria and would like to be advised online, complete this form.

You can retrieve a copy of the Undergraduate Catalog (with all major, minor, graduation, and other requirements) via UALR Undergraduate Catalog. Make sure you consult the catalog that governs your degree requirements. Check with your advisor if you have questions about the catalog or requirements.