Contact START Advising

How to Reach Us

In-Person and Virtual

START is available in-person and virtually during normal business hours. Our in-person services are available at the START main office in the James C. Renick University Center room 2149.

We are available by phone (313-593-5576), email ([email protected]), or through START Virtual Front Desk

Regular Hours

  • START is open Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm. 
  • Advising appointments are Monday through Friday 9 am to 4 pm.
  • Appointments should be scheduled 24 hours in advance.
  • Appointment times outside of our regular hours can be made available upon request.

Scheduling an Appointment

Meetings with your assigned advisor can be scheduled through the My Dearborn Portal.  If you need assistance with scheduling an appointment you can contact START by email, by phone, or by visiting START Office Virtual Front Desk. 

Student Portal

My Dearborn Portal

START Virtual Front Desk

START Office Virtual Front Desk featuring Zoom:

  1. If you have not used Zoom before please visit Installing Zoom on Your Device.
  2. If you have not used the remote office hours queue before please visit Remote Office Hours - Attendee.
    Note: Please note the office hours app will prompt you to join the meeting, please keep the website visible. Join your Zoom meeting as soon as you are prompted.

The START Virtual Front Desk operates during normal business hours. Students are able to meet in real-time with our office assistant staff who are able to assist with scheduling an appointment, appointment check-in, or re-directing to other campus resources.

START Advising

2149 - James C. Renick University Center
4901 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, MI 48128
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