Academic advising is an important aspect of a student's educational experience. All students are assigned an academic adviser; students with declared majors are assigned an adviser within their major department. Advisers of exploratory students help their advisees identify their interests and select an appropriate major. Students can expect their advisers to provide information about majors, minors, general education requirements, graduation requirements, and other academic policies and procedures. To obtain the full benefit of the advising experience, students are encouraged to meet with their advisers, not only to discuss midterm grades and course selection but also to seek assistance with the full range of academic decisions they make during their college years.
The academic advising office coordinates all advising assignments within the School of Humanities and Sciences. This office is a resource center for students and faculty, with staff available to meet with students on a drop-in or appointment basis.
Located in 107 Smiddy Hall and directed by the writing department, the center offers individual and small-group tutorials on a referred or self-selected basis to students needing assistance. Help is available with any aspect of the writing process, reading comprehension, or study skills.
Writing Department Courses