Agenda for Advising 102• When to See An Advisor• Ways to Connect with an Advisor• Priorities for Fall 2013• Fall 2013 Individual Recommendations
When to See An AdvisorYou also should see an advisor:For academic planning for the next semesterFor changing your major or minorIf you are struggling in a courseIf you decide to take summer coursesIf you have dual credit, AP credit or transfer credit andyou want to know how it fitsIf you want to learn about campus resources
Ways to Connect with An Advisor By Appointment – GradesFirstOne on one time dedicated to your questions Express Advising Not for academic planning Quick questions
Priorities for Fall 2013Typical course load: 15 – 16 credit hoursRecommendations may include:– Academic Development Course Work– New Freshman Seminar (Must complete in first 30 hours atSIUE)– Courses to begin exploring major and prerequisite courses foryour major– General Education courses
Let Me Know…o If your major has changed.o If you have anticipated transfer work throughdual credit, AP credit or summer course workthat is not indicated on your informationsheet or curriculum guide.o If you are planning to work more than 20hours a week in the fall semester.
Important Dates to Remember• August 9 – First payment is due for fall. Failure tohave financial clearance (payment made by this date)will result in classes being dropped.• August 21 & 27 – Advising Open House, 2-4 p.m.,1220 Student Success Center• September 3 – Start making appointments onGradesFirst to come in during September/October forspring advising
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