Advisors are responsible

 

Campus Advisors Advising Responsibilities
Faculty Advisors
College Advising Center Professional Advisors
  • Review DPR with student
  • Review general education requirements with the student
  • Review other degree requirements with the student
  • Meet with students on academic probation and disqualification
  • Refer students to campus resources as needed
  • Review academic and graduation plans
Professional Academic Counselors at the University Advising Center
  • Work with still deciding students on exploring majors of interest
  • Review general education requirements with the student
  • Review other degree requirements with the student
  • Review the Upper Division Writing Skills Requirement with the student
  • Any substitutions to General Education requirements must be petitioned and sent to the Student Academic Petitions Committee
  • Discuss academic probation and/or disqualification procedures with students of all majors
  • Refer student to campus resources as needed

Major Advising

  • Major advising is handled through both the major department and College Advising Centers (locations vary)
  • Faculty advisors review the student's Degree Progress Report (DPR) and discuss advisor approved electives or any major substitutions
  • All substitutions or changes in a student's major plan are made by the Faculty advisor
  • Faculty advisors then create a memo explaining all substitutions
  • Official memos from the major department need to be sealed and sent to the Evaluations Office (Joyal Administration, Room 115, 278.4076, M/S JA57)
  • Official memos will be scanned and held in the student's electronic jacket and reviewed upon filing for graduation
  • Substitutions and waivers may not necessarily be reflected in the student's DPR

General Education Advising

  • General Education advising for majors takes place in the student's College Advising Center; undeclared/still deciding students at the University Advising Center (Joyal Administration Building, Room 224, 278.1787)
  • Any substitutions for General Education requirements are done via petition to the Student Academic Petitions Committee (SAPC)
  • Academic petitions MUST be completed through an appointment with an academic counselor at the University Advising Center (blank petition forms are not given to students or faculty)
  • General Education substitutions approved by the SAPC may not be reflected in the student's DPR