Academic Advising

Applicants to the University who have questions regarding their academic evaluations are encouraged to contact the Office of Academic Advising at 609-777-5680 for assistance. Contact should be made after applicants have submitted transcripts and documents for a credit assessment to the Office of the Registrar for processing. This will allow the academic advisor to account for academic history. Applicants can also schedule an appointment online through the Online Appointment System

Enrolled students have full access to the University’s academic advising, evaluation, and program planning services. Students may call the Advising Expressline at 609-777-5680 to discuss brief questions. Appointments for both undergraduate and graduate advising can be made online at

The Advising Expressline is open Monday through Friday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Eastern Time by dialing 609-777-5680. The Expressline is intended for 3-5 minute conversations and for providing answers to quick questions. For questions requiring additional time and support, students are encouraged to schedule a 30 or 60 minute over-the-phone or in-person advising appointment.

Enrolled students are strongly encouraged to make an appointment with an academic advisor for program planning and questions regarding degree programs and methods for earning credit. Appointments for both undergraduate and graduate advising can be made online at or via telephone at 609-292-2803.

Students enrolled with Thomas Edison State University are strongly encouraged to work with an advisor and submit a degree program plan that outlines how they will complete all or part of the remaining degree completion requirements. Students may review the Advisement Program Planning Handbook online through the Program Planning Handbook, which provides the steps required for developing a program plan. This page includes detailed information regarding methods of earning credit and associated academic policies that affect course selection. Students wishing to fax this information may submit documentation to 609-777-2956.

Although students are encouraged to schedule an advising appointment or email the Office of Academic Advising ( with detailed questions or concerns, written correspondence is also welcome. Students can send correspondence and program plans to:

Office of Academic Advising
Thomas Edison State University
111 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ 08608
Fax: 609-777-2956

NOTE: Correspondence must include University ID number/degree program in the email's subject line to ensure a prompt response.