All students get exclusive access to the Center for Academic Excellence. Here, you'll find loads of resources and a dedicated team to keep you moving in the direction of your goals.
Curious about which classes to take? Considering a dual degree? Your academic advisor is here to lead the way.
A guide for long-term success
From day one, your advisor will be your go-to resource for all things academic-related. And you'll enjoy peace of mind in knowing you have an ally who has your best interest in mind.
Before your first semester, you’ll be assigned an academic advisor in your area of study.
You'll have the option to meet your advisor at your Program Welcome during the second week of classes.
Make the most of your advisor's expertise with check-ins throughout the semester. You'll also connect to schedule classes.
You get out what you put in
Like any relationship, the best student-advisor collaborations stem from regular communication. Get to know your advisor. The more they learn about you and your ambitions, the better they can guide you.
As an advisee, you will:
- Communicate regularly with your advisor
- Attend meetings prepared and ready to ask questions
- Share educational goals and interests
- Be familiar with academic program requirements
- Follow through on recommendations made by academic advisor
- Speak up when you have questions or feel uncertain about your academic plans
- Connect with your advisor if you are having difficulties in class
- Be aware of campus policies and procedures
- Be mindful of campus timelines and events
Your advisor will:
- Communicate regularly with you
- Collaborate with the Center for Academic Excellence to keep you moving in the direction of your goals
- Encourage personal, intellectual, and professional development
- Support your short- and long-term goals
- Explain academic program requirements and course sequence
- Help you consider the outcomes of academic choices
- Assist you in developing an academic plan
- Promote the full use of campus offerings
- Apply college policies and procedures in relation to academic requirements
- Offer early intervention academic assistance if needed
- Make referrals to campus resources as needed