Engineering Student Success Team (eSST) professional advisors prepared the following materials to assist with navigating the various academic advising resources required to effectively plan and prepare for an academic advising appointment.


Advising 101 - Student Guide to Advising in the College of Engineering


How to find and use your degree audit

How to find and use a sample four-year plan

Searching for Engineering general education courses (Gen Ed requirements starting Fall 2021)

Adding Courses to the Schedule Builder

Pre-appointment checklist for registration - Fall 2024

Post-appointment checklist for registration - Fall 2024


Fall 2024 - ENGR:1100 Academic Advising Presentation - Part 1 with notes

Fall 2024 - ENGR:1100 Academic Advising Presentation - Part 2 with notes


What your advisor will expect from you:

  • Make appointments to meet regularly throughout the year
  • Learn the curriculum and requirements for your degree as well as policies and procedures
  • Be on time and come prepared with questions/materials for discussion
  • Clarify personal values and goals and provide advisor with accurate information regarding your interests and abilities
  • Explore ways to get involved and enhance your education

What you can expect from your advisor:

  • Effectively communicate academic policies and procedures and the curriculum and graduation requirements for your major
  • Provide encouragement and support as students develop realistic goals and make academic progress
  • Assist students in gaining decision making skills and skills in assuming responsibility for their education plans and achievements
  • Provide students with information on the available resources and services on campus