College of Community & Public Service Advising Center

Role of the Advisor

Advisor’s Role & Responsibilities 
  • Assist with the development of suitable educational plans
  • Assist with the clarification of career and life goals
  • Selection of appropriate courses and other educational experiences
  • Interpretation of institutional requirements
  • Enhancement of student awareness about educational resources available (e.g., internship, study abroad, honors and learning assistance programs)
  • Evaluation of student progress toward established goals
  • Development of decision-making skills
  • Reinforcement of self-direction
  • Referral to and use of institutional and community support services
  • On-going evaluation of advising services

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