Advising Philosophy

Academic Advising is an important part of the College of Engineering’s commitment to the process of educating the student. Advising involves both the development and communication of accurate information regarding degree programs, courses, resources, university policies/procedures, and career opportunities intended to help students in attaining their educational goals.

You can expect academic advisors to:

  • Encourage and support your development of academic and persoanl goals
  • Encourage exploration of coursse offerings and engagement in research, internships, co-op opportunities
  • Serve as a resource as you learn degree requirements and university polices, procedures, and deadlines
  • Help you transition to independently using your decision-making skills and accepting responsiblity for your overall educational and life goals

Academic Advisors expect you to:

  • Understand and follow academic polices and procedures
  • Accept responsiblity for meeting your academic and personal goals
  • Create an academic plan to explore your interest
  • Keep accurate records of academic progress toward degree requiements such as class schedules and degree checklists