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Indiana University Bloomington

Undergraduate Advising

IU Bloomington

Our advisors are knowledgeable in all aspects of our program and can help majors plan courses of study. In addition, they are wonderful resources of information about overseas study programs, internships, creative writing groups, literary magazines and other enrichment opportunities. All our English majors are encouraged to take every opportunity to avail themselves of our advisors.

Undergraduate Advisors:

Nathan Hendershott

Schedule an Advising Appointment

To schedule an appointment online, please visit Login, choose Schedule an Appointment, and select Karen Ellis or Nathan Hendershott from the drop-down list of advisors.

To schedule an appointment by phone or in person, call 812-855-9532 or visit Ballantine Hall, room 442.

Advising Resources

Academic Advisement Report (AAR): Your AAR is a personalized report explaining your requirements and progress toward your degree. To view your AAR, go to the student center in OneStart at Under the "My Academics and Grades" tab click on the "View My Academic Advisement Report" link.

College of Arts and Sciences Bulletin: Consult the Bulletin for degree requirements, policies, majors, courses, and opportunities within and outside of individual departments and programs.

Course Selection Tool: Choose courses that fulfill specific College of Arts and Sciences Education (CASE) requirements at

Seniors: Apply to graduate at well in advance of your expected graduation date. Schedule an advising appointment before enrolling for your final semester to be sure you are meeting degree requirements.

Declaring a minor, second major, or certificate outside English: If you would like to declare a major, minor, or certificate in another College department, see the respective department or program advisor(s) listed at To declare non-College of Arts and Sciences minors and certificates, please check with us for information.