Be knowledgeable about university, school/division, and department academic regulations.
Establish, maintain, and clearly post adequate and suitable office hours for advising (including information on summer availability).
Assist the student with understanding degree requirements and the proper sequencing and selection of courses. This includes being knowledgeable about developmental course placement and any published changes in requirements.
Assist the student with determining practical and manageable academic loads.
Assist the student with monitoring academic progress.
Document approved exceptions to the student’s academic program.
Explain the relationships among degree requirements, departmental philosophy, and, as necessary, certification criteria.
Assist the student with considering areas of enrichment appropriate to abilities and goals.
Assist the student with linking programs of study to relevant career opportunities.
Act, when appropriate, as a referral agent to other university personnel and services.