What Can I Expect from My Advisor?

  • To get to know your interests, experiences, and educational goals
  • To be available to meet with you during the Initial Course Election period each semester
  • To be available to meet with you at other times you and/or (s)he determine
  • To know the basic graduation requirements
  • To know about special requirements (e.g. prerequisites)
  • To be familiar with the introductory curriculum to help you select courses appropriate to your interests and abilities
  • To facilitate your development of thinking and learning skills, independence, responsibility, and contributions to the larger community
  • To offer advice and assistance if you should experience academic or personal difficulty
  • To refer you appropriately to campus offices that offer additional resources and support
  • To continue her/his development as an academic advisor

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