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Introduction to the Advising Handbook

This is the first draft of the Advising Handbook. If you have suggestions for material to add or change, please contact Barb Ramos, Director of Academic Advising.

Introduction for Faculty Introduction for Students
Student Learning Objectives for Academic Advising Student Learning Objectives for Academic Advising
Developmental Advising by Year Forms from Registrar’s Office
Advising Pre-Professional Programs First Courses in Majors;  Plans of Study
Communicating with Parents Engaged Citizenship Curriculum
Students of Concern Team Center for Academic Resources
  Student Support Services
  Backup Advising Support

Student Academic Advising Planner

The planner is a tool that individual advisors can choose to use with their advisees or that students can use on their own. This 9-page document includes checklists for fall and spring semesters, a core planning worksheet for planning general education courses, a four-year planning worksheet, lists of responsibilities for both students and advisors, and a four-year advising checklist.

Sample Advising Contract

The advising contract clarifies that ultimately it is the student, not the academic advisor, who has primary responsibility for academic decisions and degree progress. Advisors have the option to use this contract, modify the contract to reflect the way they work with their advisees, or not use any contract at all.

Last updated 8/18/16