Roles/Responsibilities

Academic/Career Advisor Responsibilities:

  • Help students define and develop career interest/goals.
  • Identify special needs.
  • Match students' needs with available resources and make appropriate referrals.
  • Assist students with planning programs consistent with their abilities and interests.
  • Monitor students' academic progress.
  • Prepare for course selection for the following semester.
  • Maintain confidentiality.

Student Responsibilities:

  • Gather all relevant decision-making information.
  • Clarify personal values and goals.
  • Become knowledgeable about college programs, policies, and procedures.
  • Read the catalog carefully, be aware of degree programs and requirements at the university, and make use of all academic resources on campus.
  • Accept responsibility for decisions made.
  • Ask questions if a specific concern or an issue is not clear.