Advisors can make navigating the university seem less formidable. Come in at least once a semester to review your progress, check requirements, and plan for next semester.

We provide advising to all undergraduate and graduate social work majors and family studies majors.

Student Rights and Responsibilities

All students should be aware of their rights and responsibilities. Make sure to review the Student Rights and Responsibilities Handbook for details.

Our Advising Agreement

We are dedicated to ensure you receive the best advise we can provide. The university places high value on advising and holds advisors and students accountable to the following responsibilities.

Students are responsible for:

  • Knowing the requirements of your particular academic program, selecting courses that meet those requirements in an appropriate time frame, and monitoring progress towards graduation
  • Consulting with your advisor to handle questions and concerns
  • Scheduling and keeping academic advising appointments in a timely manner
  • Being prepared for advising appointments (for example: bring a transcript, a DARS; come prepared with a list of questions or concerns; have a tentative schedule of classes in mind, and/or come prepared to discuss interests / goals with the advisor)

Advisors are responsible for:

  • Assisting students to clarify their values, goals, and academic potential
  • Providing information about educational options, requirements, policies, & procedures
  • Helping students plan educational programs consistent with the requirements of their degree program and with their own goals, interests, and abilities
  • Assisting students in the continual monitoring and evaluation of their educational progress
  • Helping students to locate and integrate the many resources of the University to meet their unique needs and aspirations

Please make an appointment to talk with an advisor by calling the Program Office, 513-529-3314.