Welcome to the Graduate Studies Advising Center!
Your academic advisor is available to assist you with successfully navigating graduate school. Your advisor can help in resolving unforeseen issues, overcoming academic probation, or by connecting to campus and external resources.
Academic Advising and Faculty Advising: what is the difference?
Academic advising is a partnership between the student, college, and faculty advisor. Students should work with both – their academic and faculty advisors for guidance in satisfying all degree requirements and timely degree completion.
Academic advisors assist students with understanding their program plan, academic policies and procedures, key university dates (i.e., term start, add/drop deadlines, degree conferral deadlines, etc.)
When should I meet with my academic advisor?
Faculty advisors assist students with understanding pedagogy and course sequencing.
When should I meet with my faculty advisor?
Frequently Asked Questions
I want to discuss transfer credits for previous graduate-level work completed – Faculty Advisor
Who can help me plan my courses? – Faculty Advisor, Academic Advisor
Who can assist me with registering for courses? Academic Advisor
I have a hold on my student account, who can assist me? Academic Advisor
Am I on track to graduate? Academic Advisor
What happens if I drop or have to repeat a course? Academic Advisor
I am interested in taking a leave of absence, who do I go to? Faculty Advisor, Academic Advisor