• Initiate contact with your faculty advisor and/or an advising center
  • Give thoughtful consideration to your academic and career goals
  • Bring a current copy of your degree progress form to your advising meeting
  • Prepare a written list of questions before each meeting with your advisor
  • 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, the decisions are yours.

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