Academic Advising

Student`s Role & Responsibilities in Advising

  • Give thoughtful consideration to your academic and career goals.  
  • Prepare a written list of questions before each meeting with your advisor.   
  • Initiate contact with a faculty advisor and/or an advising center.  
  • 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 present you with options.

Comments or Questions regarding this Website should be directed to the GVSU Advising Council

Page last modified March 4, 2014