Academic Advising

Honors College students are urged to meet with their departmental advisors, as well as an Honors College advisor.

Our Academic Advisors (Jacob English, April Lawhorn and Jessalyn Murphy) can assist you with general advising questions, as well as questions regarding how to earn Honors Distinctions.
Make an appointment today by contacting the Honors College main office at 404-413-5577.

Honors Academic Advising FAQs

Yes. Our academic advisors are now divided by last name and they also have specialized advisement areas. Please take a moment to review the information below and make an appointment with the appropriate advisor.

April Lawhorn:

  • Last names A-F
  • Honors Dimension Proposals
  • Graduate Course Permission Approval Process


Jessalyn Palmer:

  • Last names G-N
  • Honors Internships Coordinator
  • Accelerated Bachelors/J.D. Program
  • Honors Student Organization Advisor


Jacob English:

  • Last names O-Z
  •  Undergraduate Research
  •  University Assistantship Coordinator

You can schedule an Honors academic advising appointment by either coming into the Honors College office (100 Auburn Avenue, Second Floor) or calling us at 404-413-5577.

The Honors College will hold walk-in advisement during two weeks of the fall 2015 semester. During these dates, an Honors Academic Advisor will be available for quick academic advisement questions and registration adjustment assistance.

Fall 2015 Honors College Registration Questions:
Monday, August 24 – Friday, August 28, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Spring 2016 Honors College Registration Questions:
Monday, October 19 – Friday, October 23, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Complete review of degree requirements and academic evaluation review is by appointment only.

Yes, under special circumstances. If you are unable to come into the Honors College Office, we can arrange to speak with you over the phone. Please discuss this with the individual you make your appointment with. However, we urge you to come in and speak with us in person.
Honors academic advising appointments typically last around thirty minutes.
Appointment time vary from week to week. However, our academic advisors typically see students Monday through Thursday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. and Friday before 1 p.m.