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About Advising

Our office's primary purpose is to assist students in the development of meaningful educational plans that are compatible with their life goals. Specifically, our office provides the following services:

  • Provide all and/or assist with the academic advisement for the majors in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

  • Provide all general education and university graduation requirement advising to the students in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

  • Provide resource referral, group advising, problem identification and resolution, and general advising for students in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

  • Coordination of Student Orientation programs for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

  • Liaise with academic departments in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences to provide on-site advising, training for student ambassadors, and training for departmental advisors.

  • Liaise with Career Services to provide career information to students in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

  • Represent the Dean by evaluating general education and university regulations; review of transfer credit for general education applicability; approval of graduation requirements and graduation-related forms; coordination of the graduation program and ceremony; coordination of the College publications (major sheets, catalog copy, etc.); contact with students based on standing, particularly those who are in academic difficulty; letters to students on behalf of the Dean to recognize achievement.

  • Academic advisement for the Liberal Arts major including responsibility for approving requirements and signing graduation applications. Advisement of all Liberal Arts students, on- and off-campus, lies within the Advising Center.

  • Academic advisement for the General Studies - Humanities, General Studies - Social Sciences, and Interdisciplinary Studies (CHaSS) majors approved by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences including responsibility for approving requirements and signing graduation applications. Advisement of General Studies - Humanities, General Studies - Social Sciences, and Interdisciplinary Studies (CHaSS) students, on- and off-campus, lies within the Advising Center.


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