The Walker College of Business (WCOB) Academic Advising Center is a centralized advising center staffed by professional advisors and records specialists who serve current and prospective BSBA majors, BA-Economics majors and other students taking business courses at Appalachian State University. Our center provides students with caring and timely individual guidance, connection to resources, and help in problem-solving that allows students to reach their full potential as a WCOB major. The WCOB Academic Advising Center is committed to quality academic advising for undergraduate business students. 

Students can visit the center for assistance with:

  • Academic planning
  • Registration assistance
  • Senior checks

Registration Assistance for Summer/Fall 2024

Are you getting an error message when trying to register for a WCOB course? CLICK HERE to read about common reasons for error messages. 

Still don't know what the problem is, click the link below to

Someone will be in touch with you to solve your problem as soon as possible.
Please monitor your email for correspondence and make sure your voicemail is set up!

Closed Course Seat Request

Please select the appropriate department to request a seat in a closed course: 

  • ACC & BUS 1050 Accounting  
    • Form is located bottom left of the page- circle icon
  • CIS  Computer Information Systems  
    • Form is located middle left of the page- circle icon
  • ECO Economics  
    • Form is located middle left of the page under "Student Resources" box- Click "Course Offerings"- Top left of page "Requesting a Seat in a Closed Class"  
  • FIN & LAW Finance, Banking & Insurance 
    •  Form is located bottom left of the page- circle icon
  • MKT & SCM Marketing & Supply Chain Management
    • Form is located middle left of the page- circle icon
  • ENT, HOS & MGT Management 
    • Form is located under "Student Resources" header- "Request Enrollment in a Closed Course"

For BUS 2001 & BUS 4000 contact the instructor of the course.

Please note: the department will contact you via email if permission is granted; not all requests can be accommodated.
The WCOB Advising Center CANNOT enter capacity permits.

Schedule an Advising Appointment

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Spring 2024: Important Dates

All dates are subject to change. See Academic Calendar for a full list of important dates.


January 16  First day of classes

January 16-17  Drop/Add for First-half Semester Classes

January 16-22  Drop/Add

January 23-March 22  Senior Checks

February 13  Last day to Drop First-half Semester Class (Career Drop)

March 4  First-half Semester Classes End

March 5   Second-half Semester Classes Start

March 5-6  Drop/Add for Second-half Semester Classes

March 11-15  Spring Break- No Classes

March 25  Last day to Drop Full Semester Class (Career Drop)

March 29  State Holiday- No Classes

April 1-12  Early Registration

April 10  Last day to Drop Second-half Semester Class (Career Drop)

May 1  Last Day of Classes

May 2  Reading Day

May 10-11   Commencement Ceremonies