- Work with individual students to develop long-term academic plans and set short term goals to achieve those plans.
- Provide a clear explanation of course requirements for a student’s chosen program. This should include the general studies core, degree core, elective options, and internship opportunities, among others.
- Discuss areas of personal concern such as balancing academics with work and social obligations.
- Discuss academic progress during meetings with students.
- Contact students receiving deficiency or probation notices. Set appointments to discuss and identify progress problems.
- Explain school policy and procedures.
- Refer students to campus resources for help with their unique needs.
- As soon as possible make sure to submit all Admissions documentation: this includes any transcripts from past colleges. Your advisor needs to review this material to help you make the best degree and course choices.
- Use the information and guidance provided by an academic advisor to make wise decisions.
- Once you are on your way to completing courses specific to your major ask yourself two important questions to make sure it is the right major for you.
- Do you find the content of the core courses interesting?
- Do your courses cause you to look forward to future course work in this major?
- Make the school aware of any changes in your personal information. Change of Status forms are available at the Registrar's Office.
- If class absence cannot be helped you should contact