Academic Advising Policy

Steward
Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs
Category
Educational
Effective date
March 1, 2005
Last content update
March 1, 2005

Policy

Minnesota State Community and Technical College believes that academic advisement is essential to the growth and development of all students. Each student is required to meet with an assigned advisor who will assist the student with scheduling and academic planning prior to registration each term. Advisors do not make decisions for students; however, they guide students by providing relevant information and encouragement.

Purpose

To provide students with advising opportunities to effectively assist in planning a program and selecting educational, vocational and transfer objectives.

Responsibility

Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs or Campus Designee

Ensure policy is implemented.

Campus Registrar or Designee

Assign advisors to each student.

Advisors

Work with students to help them select appropriate courses.