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Advisors' Responsibilities

Faculty and academic staff who serve as advisors are responsible for:

Goals for Academic Advising

Academic advising at the University of Southern Indiana is recognized in its potential of being a powerful educational intervention that impacts student persistence and success.  While the ultimate responsibility for making decisions about goals and educational plan rests with the student, the advisor facilitates the student's decision-making process and helps identify and assess alternatives and consequences of decisions.  Because this decision-making process is vital for the student's success at the university, those involved in advising must be properly developed, recognized, supported and evaluated.

The primary purpose of academic advising is to assist students in the development of meaningful educational plans compatible with their goals, focusing on the following activities:

Academic Advising Effectiveness

Effective academic advisors:

Academic Advising Updates and Workshop Opportunities

Permission to Release Academic Records form

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