Arts Chat

Arts Chat is an online chat service available for students to ask general counseling or advising related questions. Some of the topics can include the following:

  • Policies and Procedures
  • Degree Requirements for Arts Majors
  • Change of Major Requirements for Arts Majors
  • Prerequisite Information/Prerequisite Clearance
  • Enrollment Issues
  • Excess Unit Request
  • Course Offering Information

Arts Chat is intended for questions that can be answered quickly. If your questions require more time or any of the topics below please make an appointment with our office or visit us during our regular business hours for a walk in appointment.

  • Career Counseling
  • Admissions Counseling
  • Transcript Evaluation
  • Graduation Checks
  • Creating a Study Plan
  • Academic Probation or Disqualification
  • Personal/Crisis/Mental Health Counseling

Arts Chat is not available for Personal/Crisis/Mental Health Counseling. UC Irvine students in need of these services should contact the UCI Counseling Center directly:

Arts Chat with a Counselor/Peer Academic Advisor is available during the following hours during Fall 2018 quarter (9/27/18-12/7/18):


Monday 9:00AM-12:00PM, 3:00PM-4:00PM
Tuesday 9:00AM-10:30AM
Wednesday 9:00AM-12:00PM, 3:00PM-4:00PM
Thursday 9:00AM-10:30AM
Friday 9:00AM-12:00PM, 3:00PM-4:00PM

*Arts Chat will not be available on 11/12, and 11/22-23 for the campus holiday.
*The above hours are subject to change depending on Counselor/Peer Academic Advisor availability.  

If you have a question outside of chat or business hours, please email us at