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Harpur Academic Advising, and the Harpur College faculty and staff warmly welcome you to Binghamton University! We look forward to helping you throughout your career at Binghamton University and hope you call on us when you need assistance, guidance, or support in reaching your goals at the University.

This site is designed to help both incoming freshmen and transfer students. We hope the tools, resources, policy clarifications, and guiding documents on this site prove helpful to you as you begin your academic career at Binghamton University. As always, if you are unable to find the answer to your questions here....or if you need further assistance, don't hesitate to contact us.

Principally, this area of our site is designed to help you make the best use of related University resources and the tools and resources available at Harpur College Academic Advising. Feel free to fully explore the materials here....we think you'll find it helpful and informative.

We consider the support given to first year students to be an extension of our orientation program. We appreciate and recognize the period of adjustment that exists once you begin your academic career. Binghamton University has designed resources and programs in various corners of the University, and within the University curriculum to help you explore the University, and help find your place in it.

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About Advising

Learn about Binghamton University's advising model, and the various ways you can receive advising support on campus.


Need a requirement refresher? If you have General Education or Harpur College Requirement questions, chances are you'll find the answer here.

Major Decisions

We've assembled a number of resources to help you make sense of choosing your major

Interested in Music, Theatre or Art

Learn about the opportunities available to all Binghamton students within several Fine Arts departments.

Help and Assistance

Various offices, programs and online tools are available. We have assembled the top resources and materials in this site area

Last Updated: 3/17/16