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College of Arts & Sciences Advising Center

The College of Arts & Sciences has full-time academic advisors to work in tandem with you and your faculty advisors to ensure you have a professional and personalized advising experience.

The CAS Advising Center serves as the primary resource for new majors and transfer students who choose one of our 16 plus degrees and academic programs. We are available to help College of Arts and Sciences students make changes to their schedules, complete their graduation applications, and answer short questions about financial aid along with any other questions that students have.

Should you have any questions, please feel free to reach out directly to our advisors or visit UAFS's Academic Advising homepage.

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Meet the CAS Advising Team

Amber Bergthold

Amber Bergthold

Advising Coordinator

Education:

  • M.S. College Student Personnel , Western Illinois University
  • B.A. English, Minor in Spanish, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Click Here To Read Amber's Personal Advising Philosophy 

Contact Information:
Office:
 Vines Building 122
Phone: 479-788-7574
Email: Amber.Bergthold@uafs.edu

Programs Advised:
Bachelor of General Studies, Graphic Design, Music, Music with Teacher Licensure, Spanish, Studio Art, and Theatre.


Kristen Merritt

Kristen Merritt Beck

Advising Coordinator

Education:

  • M.S. College Student Personnel, Arkansas Tech University
  • Graduate Certificate - Academic Advising, Arkansas Tech University
  • B.S. Health Information Management, Arkansas Tech University

Click Here To Read Kristen's Personal Advising Philosophy 

Contact Information: 
Office: Vines Building 120
Phone: 479-788-7564
Email: Kristen.Merritt@uafs.edu

Programs Advised:
Biology with Teacher Licensure, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Criminal Justice (BS), Engineering (Electrical & Mechanical), Geoscience, Mathematics with Teacher Licensure, and Mathematics.


justin

Justin Martin

Academic Advisor

Education:

  • M.S. College Student Personnel Services, Arkansas State University
  • B.A. Media Communication, University of Arkansas - Fort Smith

Click Here To Read Justin's Personal Advising Philosophy 

Contact Information:
Office:
Vines Building 123
Phone: 479-788-7368
Email: Justin.Martin@uafs.edu

Programs Advised:
Exploratory (Undecided) Students, Criminal Justice (Associate's Degree) English, English with Teacher Licensure, General Studies (Associate's Degree), History, History with Social Studies Teacher Licensure (7-12), Media Communication, Political Science, and Rhetoric & Writing.