First-Year Advising

first year advisingFirst Year Advising is a mandatory advising program for first year students that covers General Education and Graduation Requirements.

The program is implemented in three phases:

PHASE I: During New Student Orientation (summer), staff will guide students through course selection and registration.

: Students participate in First Semester Advising (fall) with either advisors in the Academic Advising & Career Center, or with trained peer mentors if they are enrolled in First Year Experience (FYE) courses.

PHASE III: Students complete Second Semester advising (spring) in the Academic Advising & Career Center. Students review their academic progress and General Education and Graduation Requirements with an advisor. Advisors also assist students with general questions, interpreting academic policies, and referrals to campus resources specific to their needs.