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Student Advisee Responsibilities

Students will

  • Clarify their personal values, abilities, interests, and goals and seek resources as needed
  • Make an appointment with the advisor when required or when in need of assistance
  • Become knowledgeable about and adhere to institutional policies, procedures, and requirements as explained at the new student orientation and outlined in the student handbook and/or catalog.
  • Be knowledgeable about current academic program requirements
  • Prepare for the advising sessions and bring appropriate resources or materials
  • Follow through on actions identified during each advising session
  • Evaluate the advising system, when requested, in order to strengthen the advising process
  • Request re-assignment to a different advisor if necessary
  • Be proactive in the decision-making process and accept final responsibility for all decisions