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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. Applicants can also schedule an appointment online with an advisor to review their evaluation.

Enrolled Students

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

Advising Expressline

Students who have already received their official program evaluation and have brief questions or need clarification of general degree issues should utilize the Advising Expressline. A student advising appointment (discussed below) should be made for more in-depth discussion regarding special degree concerns and/or specialization and area of study course requirements. The Advising Expressline is open Monday through Friday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, excluding holidays. The toll free number for the Advising Expressline is (609) 777-5680. It is highly recommended that students call at least two weeks prior to the date of registration to determine if a course(s) is appropriate for their degree program.

Student Appointments

Enrolled students are encouraged to make an appointment with an advisor for program planning, extensive questions regarding degree programs and methods of earning credits during the first six months of their enrollment period. Appointments with an advisor may be conducted in-person or by telephone. Appointments for both undergraduate and graduate advising can be made online or through myEdison®.

Program Planning

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 requirements for degree completion. Students may view the Advisement and Degree Planning Handbook, which provides them with the steps required in developing a program plan and includes detailed information on methods of earning credit, academic policies and the structure and credit requirements of degree programs.

Written Correspondence with the Office of Academic Advising

Students may write to the Office of Academic Advising (via letter, fax, HelpDesk or email). Correspondence will be answered by an advisor. Correspondence and program plans should be sent to:

  • Office of Academic Advising
    Thomas Edison State University
    301 W. State St.
    Trenton, NJ 08608
  • HelpDesk (Preferred):
  • Fax: (609) 777-2956
  • Email:
    NOTE: Students must include their University ID # and their degree program in the subject line of the email (AA, BA, ASNSM, ASBA, BSBA, AAHS, BSHS, BS HMLND, AAS, ASAST, BSAST, MSN, MAEdL, MALS, MSM, MSAST and MSHRM) to ensure they receive a prompt response to their email.

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