ACADEMIC ADVISEMENT RESPONSIBILITES
➤ Primary responsibility for learning and academic success.
➤ Monitor your own academic progress.
➤ Understand the degree requirements and University policies.
➤ Attend all classes.
➤ Manage and balance study, work and social time.
➤ Use University resources that will help you succeed.
➤ Practice good communication with parents.
➤ Work with your advisor to explore educational options or address concerns.
➤ Be available to support and encourage your student.
➤ Offer advice when appropriate.
➤ Encourage independence in a safe environment.
➤ Allow students to make their own decisions using information presented to them.
➤ Talk about expectations for successfully blending family values and experiences with
transition to college life and autonomy.
➤ Encourage your student to ask for help if needed, but let them do it for themselves
and in their own way.
➤ Understand that the transition to college is a challenge for you and your student:
parts of it will be easy, other parts more difficult. Do it together and trust each other.
➤ Monitor student progress and guide toward academic success.
➤ Help student understand their responsibilities and support them.
➤ Provide assistance and refer to campus resources as needed.
➤ Advocate for the student.
➤ Help clarify and develop an educational plan to meet personal and career goals.