Current and Incoming Undergraduates:

  • If you are already assigned to a health professions advisor, you can schedule through Navigate
    • For appointment type, choose “academic advising”
    • For service, choose “health professions advising”
  • If you are not already assigned to a health professions advisor, or want to meet with a different health professions advisor, please call our front desk: (970) 491-7095.
  • If you are unable to make a phone call, please let us know, and we can work over email to schedule you an appointment.
  • Both virtual and in-person appointments are currently being offered.
  • If you prefer a phone appointment, please say that in the “comments” section and include your phone number. Your advisor will call you at the time of your appointment from a blocked number.
  • Virtual appointments will take place over Microsoft Teams. Your advisor will send you a meeting invitation.

Prospective Students, Graduate Students and Alumni:

  • CSU has only two health professions doctoral programs – a veterinary school and an occupational therapy school. For all other health professions, we assist students who are pursuing those programs at other schools.
  • Email us or call (970) 491-7095 to schedule
  • You will have the option of an in-person or phone appointment. If you choose a phone appointment, Your advisor will call you at the time of your appointment from a blocked number.

Pre-health students have two (sometimes more) advisors:

  1. Primary academic advisor (often an ASC): helps students successfully complete their degree
  2. Health professions advisor (secondary advisor): assists students in preparing for health professions programs
  3. Minor advisor (if you have a minor)
  4. Honors advisor (if you’re in the Honors Program)
  5. Academic coordinator (if you’re an athlete)

Role of a health professions advisor:

  • Assist students in identifying professional school prerequisites and choosing appropriate CSU courses.
  • Guide students through the application process of specific professional programs.
  • Advise the CSU Pre-Health Profession Clubs.
  • Help students connect with relevant experiences outside the classroom, such as volunteering, research, clinical experience etc.
  • Refer students to on-and-off-campus support services