Academic Advising

Goals for Advising / Advisor Roles & Responsibilities

  • Development of suitable educational plans 


  • 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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Page last modified February 7, 2011