Academic Advising

Jeff Hallock, M.S.

Senior Academic Advisor

Jeff Hallock

Jeff is an academic advisor in the Student Advising Office who works with Journalism majors and students interested in studying abroad. He has returned to UT after a stint at St. Edward's University. He has a Bachelors in Animal Science/Biotechnology and a Masters in Counseling and Student Personnel from Oklahoma State University, but, thanks to his previous advising experience on the 40 Acres, he does know how to Hook 'Em! He has done some amateur photography, likes to run the trails, plays soccer enjoys being outdoors and has a strong interest in sustainability. He is also an avid sci-fi fan and loves books and movies.

Alexia Apollo

Senior Academic Advisor

Alexia Apollo

Alexia Apollo is an academic advisor for the Journalism major. She has been advising at UT Austin since 2009 (formerly in the School of Undergraduate Studies) and has over a decade of experience helping students achieve their goals, in a variety of educational settings. Alexia completed her B.A. in Psychology from St. Edward’s University and her M.A. in Professional Counseling with an emphasis in Student Affairs from Texas State University. She believes the ability to effectively communicate is an essential life skill and is very excited to work with students in the School of Journalism.



Careful planning is key to ensuring your academic success. You should meet with your academic advisor at least once per semester to review your progress and receive important information and advice related to your studies.

Schedule your appointment online,
then check in at BMC 2.600 5 minutes before your appointment starts.

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