Advising Resources for Students
Advising is an important step towards making sure you are on track to graduate. Please see below for tools and resources to help make sure you can make the most of your advising meetings.
How to find your advisor?
Students, you should be driving the conversation with your advisor!
Think about what YOU need from your advisor. The checklist and list of questions below should help focus your conversations.
- Review your degree audit for accuracy. If you have multiple majors or multiple minors, it is especially important you check your degree audit.
- To view your degree audit, please see the DegreeWorks tutorial video.
- Browse classes and make a list of which classes you are interested in taking the next semester.
- Use the GOA course planning sheet to help organize your schedule.
What questions should you be thinking about BEFORE you attend your advising meeting?
- Are you thinking about study abroad?
- If so, how and where might that fit with your schedule?
- Are you thinking about taking summer classes?
- Are you thinking about adding/dropping or changing your major/minor?
- What do you want to do after you graduate? What are your goals?
- What experiential opportunities are you interested in?
- For example: Undergraduate research, internships, practica, etc.
- If you are planning to graduate in May, will you have at least 120 credit hours and have met your CORE and major requirements?