How to prepare for an advising appointment

What your advisor will expect from you:

  • Make appointments to meet regularly throughout the year
  • Learn the curriculum and requirements for your degree as well as policies and procedures
  • Be on time and come prepared with questions/materials for discussion
  • Clarify personal values and goals and provide advisor with accurate information regarding your interests and abilities
  • Explore ways to get involved and enhance your education

What you can expect from your advisor:

  • Effectively communicate academic policies and procedures and the curriculum and graduation requirements for your major
  • Provide encouragement and support as students develop realistic goals and make academic progress
  • Assist students in gaining decision making skills and skills in assuming responsibility for their education plans and achievements
  • Provide students with information on the available resources and services on campus