Center for Student Success

Academic Advisement

The CFSS advisement staff subscribe to the NACADA Statement of Core Values for Academic Advisement  can be found at

NACADA
 

PHILOSOPHY STATEMENT FOR CFSS ADVISEMENT:

Academic advising provides a comprehensive array of services aimed at aiding students in the development and implementation of appropriate and meaningful educational plans.  The academic advising program is based on a developmental and collaborative approach which promotes both the human and intellectual growth of students.

GOALS OF CFSS ADVISING:

  1. To provide academic advising services to students assigned to the CFSS;
  2. To help students make well-informed choices regarding classes, majors, and other learning experiences;
  3. To help students develop appropriate academic and personal goals;
  4. To introduce students to the purpose and value of liberal education;
  5. To refer students to appropriate support services as needed;
  6. To serve as a liaison between students and other university offices and personnel;
  7. To encourage students to become self-reliant and to take responsibility for their academic success and progress toward degrees;
  8. To guide students toward the development of critical thinking and life management skills necessary for life long learning and achievement;
  9. To help students gain a clear understanding of institutional policies, procedures, and resources;
  10. To encourage students to develop positive connections with university and community programs and personnel.