First Year Advising

If you have questions about registration, enrollment, or anything related to your first year here at Southern, First Year Advising staff are eager to serve and assist you in any way we can. We want to make this process as easy as possible for you. 


My name is Cheri Durst, First Year Advising Coordinator, and I am available year-round to assist new students with their course schedule, choice of major, and other registration and enrollment needs.

My office is located on the 1st floor of Lynn Wood Hall, room 1098C.

Office: 1.800.SOUTHERN ext. 3100


advisingAdvising Hours 

Knowledgeable and friendly advisers are available to assist freshmen and other new students – like YOU – who are deciding what classes to take for their first semester. 

Monday - Thursday  9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EST)
Friday                       9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EST)

Degree and Course Information

Sample Course Sequences
Resources for Deciding Your Major
View Full University Catalog

Be Sure to Check Out this Presentation

This handy resource has been developed with you in mind! You'll find essential information for first year students complete with links for easy access to various departments on campus.