Notice:  As of March 9, our advising office operations have moved online. Advisors are available via email at or virtual drop-in advising using Zoom.

ACMS Major Information Session

Attend an information session to learn more about the ACMS major and to speak with an academic adviser. Information sessions are designed for any student who is interested in applying to the major. All information sessions are held in Padelford Hall, C-wing.

Our next information sessions will be:

We will cover:

Admission requirements
Personal Statement
When and how to apply
What courses to register for


Due to the choice of options, ACMS is a rather complicated program. Navigating the requirements can be challenging and some courses may be over-subscribed. In addition, many students are double-majors, further increasing the complexity of planning a curriculum.  To better understand these complexities, we encourage you to create a rough plan and meet with an ACMS adviser who will assist you in polishing your plan.

If you think you might major in ACMS, plan to attend an information session.  For those who cannot attend an information session, we encourage prospective majors to meet with an advisor once they have completed MATH 126 - CALC III and CSE 142 - Programming I.
Many questions can be answered via email, be sure to include your name and STUDENT ID. The advising email is:
Zoom Drop-in Advising Hours:

Mornings:  9:30am-11:30am  &  1:30pm-3:30pm, Monday through Friday
See below for office closures and/or revised drop-in hours. (Always subject to change)

The Google sign-in sheet for Zoom drop-in advising will open a few minutes before the start of the session.  
Download the Standard UW Zoom desktop or phone app here:


Summer Break (June 14 - 18):
10:00am - 11:00am  MON-WED & FRI;  drop-in advising not available on THUR    
1:30pm - 2:30pm  MON & WED  

1st Week of Summer Quarter (June 21-25):
10:00am - 11:00am  &  1:30pm - 2:30pm  MON-FRI  

Beginning MON, June 28
10:00am - 11:00am  MON-FRI    
1:30pm - 2:30pm  MON & WED  


Your advisors are:
  • Sarah Garner - Director of Student Services
  • Dawn Kajimura - Academic Counselor
  • Ryan Kozu - Academic Counselor
For a list of other advising offices, click here.


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