Academic Advising Mission Statement
Revised February 2009
Academic Advising is integral to the college’s mission as a learning community as it emphasizes dynamic advisor-student interaction. Advisors act as mentors and guides in partnerships designed to engage students in the intentional development of strategies to complete their educational goals through the use of college resources.
Advising supports the liberal arts mission of the college through a healthy exchange of ideas outside the classroom, helping students make reasoned choices and informed judgments while assuming responsibility for meeting academic program requirements.
Both advisor and advisee strive to put the education of the student as the highest priority while being committed to the ideals of Franciscan, liberal arts, and person centered education.
i. Learn about programs
ii. One-on-one meetings with advisor to develop strategy for completion of degree
iii. Understand degree requirements and create a plan for completion
iv. Regularly assess progress toward educational plan
accurately interpret college requirements.
a. Learn about study strategies needed for success
b. Participate in support programming
c. Attend orientation
d. Use information on Advising web pages
e. Use advising planner
f. Run/read CAPP report