The College of Business Academic Success Center supports educational goals and student success by providing a quality advising experience. We are dedicated to serving our academic community with integrity and professionalism.

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Academic advising is a collaborative process between you and your advisor. Both parties have specific responsibilities for ensuring a successful partnership. Ultimately it is the student’s responsibility to claim accountability for his/her actions (or inactions) and decisions.

Academic Advisor Responsibilities

You can expect your academic advisor to:

  • Understand as well as accurately and effectively communicate the curriculum, graduation requirements, and college policies and procedures
  • Provide you with information about and strategies for utilizing available resources and services on campus
  • Assist you in understanding the purposes and goals of higher education
  • Remain current on college and university policies, procedures, practices and services as well as remain current on professional developments in the field of academic advising
  • Be respectful of students
  • Listen to students’ educational and personal goals as well as any concerns while achieving these goals
  • Be accessible for advising sessions and respond to messages in a timely manner
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding your educational record
Student Responsibilities

As an advisee we expect you to:

  • Seek advising and ask questions if you do not understand an issue, process or procedure
  • Read all correspondence sent by your advisor
  • Attend all advising appointments prepared with questions and material for discussion
  • Be an active listener by participating fully in the advising experience
  • Follow-through with advisor referrals
  • Allow for timely response to questions or concerns
  • Accept responsibility for your decisions

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