Academic Advising at Columbus State helps students develop their schedules and academic plans. Consult your advisor to determine what classes to take next to complete your degree in the shortest amount of time.
Find My Advisor(s)
Click the button below to log in to Starfish (Columbus State's advising management system) and find an advisor.
You will see advisors listed if you are a newly admitted or currently registered student. You will not see an advisor if you are:
- New Students: Follow the Get Started Guide to apply or Contact Admissions for next steps.
- College Credit Plus students
- Transient / Guest Students: These students are registered at another college but taking classes here to fulfill requirements.
No Starfish account? Find your advisor using the Advisor Directory
Need to speak with an advisor? You may also ask an advisor a quick question (10-15 minutes max) during our daily drop-in hours.
Aquinas Hall 116
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Monday – Thursday / Virtual on Friday
We recommend that you schedule an appointment with your academic advisor within your major through Starfish:
If you already know which advising unit you need, or if you are looking for advisors in a certain area, you may choose from the list below.
Already applied to Columbus State and looking for your next steps? Sign up for Orientation / New Student Workshop or contact a Navigator.
Academic Advisors at Columbus State help students develop their schedules and academic plans.
Meet with your Delaware Campus Advisor. At the Delaware Campus, you are assigned an advisor alphabetically based upon the first letter of your last name, and you will work with the same advisor throughout your academic journey.
Students can meet with advisors at the Dublin, Reynoldsburg and Westerville Regional Learning Centers for their academic and financial aid advising needs.
Columbus Promise Advising Team advises Columbus Promise scholars across all of the academic areas at the College (Arts & Sciences, Health and Human Services, and Business, Engineering & Technologies), and supports scholars in the development of career and wellness plans.
The Arts & Sciences Academic Advising Team advises students seeking the Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree for transfer to colleges and universities that award bachelor’s degrees.
The BET Advising Team assists students with majors in: Art, Media, & Design; Automotive; Business Programs; Design, Construction, & Trades; Engineering & Transportation; and Information Systems Technology. Also find Experiential Learning programs in Modern Manufacturing Work Study, IT Flexible Apprenticeship and Huntington Exact Track.
Find an advisor in Health and Human Services. This Division includes majors in: Criminal Justice, Paralegal, Early Childhood Education, Health / Medical / Emergency Services, Dental Hygiene, Sports & Exercise Science, Hospitality and Veterinary major.
Help for students who are enrolled at another college but taking a class at Columbus State, or for students who are taking selected classes for personal interest but not seeking a degree.