College of Community & Public Service Advising Center

Role of the Student

Student's Role & Responsibilities 
  • Give thoughtful consideration to your academic and career goals.
  • Prepare a written list of questions before each meeting with your advisor.
  • Initiate contact with an advising center and your assigned faculty mentor
  • Actively participate in the advising session.
  • Ask questions! If you do not understand a policy or procedure, ask questions until you do understand.
  • Know the Academic Calendar. Do not miss deadlines. Know when to 
    register and drop or add courses.

  • Schedule courses that are consistent with your educational goals and 
    that will meet degree requirements.

  • Accept responsibility for making final decisions on academic choices. 
    Academic advisors will only present you with options.

Page last modified June 6, 2007