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Advising is a shared responsibility between the student, advisor and college community designed to help students grow individually, succeed academically, and to develop an appropriate educational plan leading to graduation with a focus on their life beyond the University.  The University acknowledges its obligation to provide students with accurate and timely academic advising, delivered through its academic departments, colleges, and other units devoted to specific student populations. 

Every student is assigned an academic advisor to assist in their academic choices and career decisions. Most new students will first meet with an academic advisor at New Student Registration. Advisors are assigned to a student by the academic department of their chosen major.

Every semester prior to enrollment for an upcoming semester, students must meet with their academic advisor to discuss the courses they plan to take, academic concerns that may be prevent registration and relevant career/major information. Once the student has met with their advisor, the advisor will remove the advising hold to permit the student to register for the next semester.