Dawson Drop-Ins

Thinking about changing your major? Adding a minor? Have a quick question that can’t wait until your next advising appointment? We’ve got you covered!

General Questions & Major Change Assistance

Please note:  Drop-in hours on Wednesdays and Thursdays are encouraged for currently enrolled UGA students considering a major or minor in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences.

Come to 112 Dawson Hall to meet with an academic advisor on a first-come, first-served basis.


Wednesdays, 4:00-5:00 PM 

  • On Zoom or room 112 in Dawson Hall

Thursdays, 10:00-11:00 AM

  • Room 112 in Dawson Hall

Please note drop-in hours are not a substitution for a regular advising appointment. Students will not be cleared to register during drop-in hours.

If you need assistance outside of the posted Dawson Drop-In Hours, please contact the Student Success and Advising Center at success@uga.edu or 706-542-4847.

Advisor-Specific Assistance

For advisor-specific assistance for current FACS students, please verify your FACS Primary Advisor's drop-in times posted in SAGE, as the times posted here may be subject to change.

If your FACS Primary Advisor in SAGE is currently "NoFirstName Success" AKA our Success@uga.edu account, please see the Success advisor row below for who to contact.

Advisor Name Majors Drop-In Times Location
Anne Allen Financial Planning Thursdays, 10:00-12:00 112 Dawson Hall
Olivia Arnold

Fashion Merchandising

Furnishings & Interiors

Consumer Economics

Wednesdays, 9:00-11:00 AM 107 Dawson Hall
Aimee Dowd

Family & Consumer Science Education

Housing Management & Policy


Wednesday, 4:00-5:00 PM

Thursday, 10:00-11:00 AM

Wednesdays: 112 Dawson Hall or Zoom

Thursdays: 112 Dawson Hall

Bev Hull

Culinary Science & Nutrition


Nutritional Sciences

Wednesday, 4:00-5:00 PM

Thursday, 3:00-4:00 PM
Zoom (See SAGE for Zoom link)
Julie Patterson

Human & Family Development Science

HDFS: Child Life Emphasis

Wednesday, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Angie Romero-Shih Fashion Merchandising

Wednesday, 3:00-4:00 PM

Thursday, 9:00-10:00 AM


Financial Planning - see Anne Allen

Housing Management & Policy - see Aimee Dowd

Consumer Economics - see Olivia Arnold

112 Dawson Hall

Ahmaud Templeton

Human Development & Family Science

Social Entrepreneurship for Consumer Well-Being

Wednesday, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 110A Dawson Hall and Zoom
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