Arts Chat

Arts Chat is an online live chat service available for students to ask general counseling or advising related questions. Counselors and Peer Academic Advisors from the Arts Student Affairs team will be available at certain times to answer general questions related to 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. Please email Arts Student Affairs or schedule an appointment with an academic counselor to discuss questions and/or advisement that require more time. NOTE: Arts Chat is NOT intended to answer questions related to:            

  • 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 is available Monday - Friday, 9 AM-12 PM & 1-4 PM (Hours subject to change pending availability; Arts Chat not available on Fridays from 11AM-12 PM PDT due to staff meeting).

To connect via Arts Chat, click on the icon below: