Academic Advising

Questions for Advisor


How do I...

  • choose, declare, or change my major?
  • repeat, drop, or withdraw from courses?
  • calculate/raise my grade point average?
  • test out of WRT 305?
  • submit an appeal for grades to the Academic Review Committee?
  • determine the number of credits I should take each semester?
  • know when I have fulfilled the requirements to graduate?
  • change from non-degree seeking to degree-seeking status?

Where do I...

  • pick up repeat, drop/add, student concern, or petition to return forms?
  • find the name of my major advisor?
  • go for tutoring?
  • take a foreign language placement test?
  • go for testing services?
  • find course transfer equivalencies?
  • find the definition of credit/no credit?

What is...

  • a theme?
  • the difference between a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree and a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree?
  • a supplemental writing skills course?
  • an academic support program and who should join?
  • dual enrollment?
  • the definition of probation and jeopardy of dismissal?

Who can...

  • help me with my study skills, time management, goal setting, and test taking methods?
  • I talk to if I have a learning disability? 
  • help me understand my analysis of academic progress?
  • make sure that I am taking the courses I need?
  • assist me with my writing skills?

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Page last modified February 7, 2011