Adviser Resources

Academic advising is an intentional, collaborative relationship based on trust and mutual respect that promotes the student’s development of competence, autonomy, and sound decision making skills. Adviser-student interactions are grounded in teaching and learning and are vital in promoting student growth and personal development through learning, discovery, and engagement.

Learning Outcomes for Academic Advising

As a result of advising experiences, students in the College of Human Sciences will:

  1. Be more informed regarding university and college policies, procedures, and courses as they relate to their academic program.
  2. Know the requirements of their academic program and develop/follow an academic plan by: a) interpreting their degree audit, b) selecting appropriate elective courses which enhance their background and preparation, c) following appropriate registration procedures.
  3. Generate appropriate questions and apply academic advice.
  4. Identify available campus resources for meeting personal, academic, and career goals.
  5. Assess career opportunities related to their academic program and select a career suitable to their interests and abilities.
  6. Select activities and opportunities that enhance professional growth and add to their human potential.