Presentation on theme: "FIRST-YEAR ADVISING Student Success Center Catherine Avadikian Director First-Year Advising & University Studies."— Presentation transcript:
FIRST-YEAR ADVISING Student Success Center Catherine Avadikian Director First-Year Advising & University Studies
What is First-Year Advising? First-Year Advising is part of the Student Success Center. It is not unusual for students to experience many changes in their first year on campus, and First-Year Advising provides resources to help them. Provides supplemental advising and guidance to academic policies, grade worries, future educational concerns, changing majors, double majors or minors.
First-Year Advising Provides Although all students have a faculty or administrative/professional advisor, an added service is First-Year Advising for students who want or need extra guidance. It is not unusual for sophomores to seek help, especially if they used services in their first year. Many students want to tailor their education to pursue multiple interests, or they are still deciding on their career direction.
Assistance available for: Coping With Academic and Personal Difficulties Changing Majors Clarifying Educational Goals (multiple interests) Planning a Major Degree Requirements Accommodative Services Counseling Center Team-Based Projects (SPEED) Minors, Dual Degrees, & Second Degrees Completing Course Work Off Campus Transfer Credit Tutoring Writing Center
Where to find us? The First-Year Advising Office is for students who want extra guidance. The office is located in the Student Success Center, along with Accommodative Services and Student Support Services, Suite 1400, ERC. Telephone ( ). Stop by and say hello!