We have a team of people ready to help you make the most of your university experience. Learn about how your academic advisor can support you!


What does an academic advisor do?

  • helps you plan a program that matches your abilities and interests
  • explains academic requirements and policies
  • is knowledgeable about your academic record
  • helps you develop realistic educational goals

When do I contact my academic advisor?

What’s my role in the academic advising process?

  • be an active participant in my academic success

  • use the Undergraduate Calendar to understand my degree and major requirements

  • be open and honest with my advisor

  • accept ultimate responsibility for my success at university

What’s the role of my family and supporters?

  • be a key partner in assuring your success — listening and encouraging you to be proactive in your studies

  • while you’ll be the primary contact with the university, we encourage you to share your experience with those who support you. The more people you have in your corner, the better!