Advising Check list

First Year Students

  • Receive a copy of your Academic Evaluation. Double check your copy. Notify the Student Records Office of any discrepancies (missing AP/IB/transfer courses).
  • If there are missing scores/classes, supply the needed transcripts or score reports from the appropriate colleges/companies (AP/IB contact information available online).
  • Meet with assigned advisor and discuss your academic and vocational goals.
  • Review your Program Evaluation on WebAdvisor with your advisor and make sure you understand what it is showing.
  • If you have chosen a major and/or minor, consult the catalog and learn the major requirements.  Discuss any questions with your advisor.
  • If you are undecided for your major, consult the catalog, Career Development & Calling, your advisor and other resources to gain information to aid in your decision.
  • Seek information on any off campus programs so you may plan your academic schedules accordingly.
  • If you are thinking of taking summer courses elsewhere, fill out a “Request for Pre-approval for transfer credit” form from the Student Records Office as soon as possible (available online).
  • Know what tutoring services are available in your courses if needed.
  • Get involved outside of the classroom to learn transferable skills and broaden your experience.
  • Bring at least one draft of a paper to the Writers Corner for feedback.

Sophomores

  • Choose a major and/or minor and fill out a major/minor declaration form (spring semester).
  • Change your advisor to a professor in your major department (if needed)
  • Schedule a longer advising time outside of the registration time period to work with your advisor on a plan for the classes needed for graduation.
  • Seek information on any off campus programs so you may plan your academic schedules accordingly.
  • Double check your Program Evaluation on WebAdvisor and notify the Student Records office of any discrepancies.

Juniors

  • Fill out the “Application for Degree”three semesters prior to graduation with your advisor and turn in to the Student Records office.Make sure you will meet all graduation requirements (including 124 minumum units to earn your degree).
  • Fill out applications and take the GRE/MCAT/LSAT if needed for graduate school.
  • Check out the Career Development & Calling Office or major department for internship opportunities.

Seniors

  • Fill out applications and take the GRE/MCAT/LSAT if needed for graduate school.
  • Review your Program Evaluation on WebAdvisor and your Application for a Degree to make sure you are on track to graduate.