10 IMPORTANT QUESTIONS TO ASKYOUR ACADEMIC ADVISOR
THE ROLE OF THE ACADEMIC ADVISOR                  Help  you to get                   accustomed to college               ...
KEEP YOU ON TRACK TO GRADUATE!
THE ROLE OF THE ACADEMIC ADVISOR                  With  you from the start                   until you graduate          ...
ACADEMIC ADVISORS ARE NOT MINDREADERS
COMMUNICATE, COMMUNICATE, COMMUNICATE!
10 IMPORTANT QUESTIONS…1.   What are the requirements for completing     my degree?2.   Where can I get the full list of t...
10 IMPORTANT QUESTIONS…4.   Am I on track to graduate?5.   How do I find out if my credits will transfer     from my previ...
10 IMPORTANT QUESTIONS…7.   How do I register for my classes?8.   When is the latest date to drop/add a class     and how ...
10 IMPORTANT QUESTIONS…10.   Who can I see for personal      counseling?
Don’t be shy aboutasking for help. Itdoesn’t meanyou’re weak, itmeans you’re wise.         - unknown
Brenda Brumfield    Robert Morris Universitybbrumfield@robertmorris.edu              312-935-4525
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10 important questions to ask your academic advisor

  1. 1. 10 IMPORTANT QUESTIONS TO ASKYOUR ACADEMIC ADVISOR
  2. 2. THE ROLE OF THE ACADEMIC ADVISOR  Help you to get accustomed to college life  Refer you to available resources  Explain institutional policies, procedures, requirements and expectations  Answer general questions about courses WHY?
  3. 3. KEEP YOU ON TRACK TO GRADUATE!
  4. 4. THE ROLE OF THE ACADEMIC ADVISOR  With you from the start until you graduate  Often have background or degree in the particular field of study  Partnership  Two-way street
  5. 5. ACADEMIC ADVISORS ARE NOT MINDREADERS
  6. 6. COMMUNICATE, COMMUNICATE, COMMUNICATE!
  7. 7. 10 IMPORTANT QUESTIONS…1. What are the requirements for completing my degree?2. Where can I get the full list of the courses that I need to graduate?3. Can I switch majors? If so, how does switching affect graduation time?
  8. 8. 10 IMPORTANT QUESTIONS…4. Am I on track to graduate?5. How do I find out if my credits will transfer from my previous school?6. Where is the tutoring center?
  9. 9. 10 IMPORTANT QUESTIONS…7. How do I register for my classes?8. When is the latest date to drop/add a class and how can I do it?9. How do I dispute a grade?
  10. 10. 10 IMPORTANT QUESTIONS…10. Who can I see for personal counseling?
  11. 11. Don’t be shy aboutasking for help. Itdoesn’t meanyou’re weak, itmeans you’re wise. - unknown
  12. 12. Brenda Brumfield Robert Morris Universitybbrumfield@robertmorris.edu 312-935-4525
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