Academic Advisors work collaboratively with students at all levels from diverse backgrounds to identify, develop, implement, and attain meaningful educational and personal goals. For information visit CU's Academic Advising Center.
Monday – Friday, by appointment.
Walk-in hours posted on the advising center's website. Email advising for quick questions only.
|Explain the university's curriculum, requirements, policies, and procedures when needed||Become knowledgeable about college programs, policies, schedules/deadlines, and procedures|
|Encourage and guide students to define and develop realistic education goals||Clarify personal values and goals|
|Assist students with planning programs consistent with their abilities and interests||Participate proactively in the decision-making process.|
|Listen carefully to questions, concerns, and confusions.||Review the DARs audit prior to each appointment|
|Apprise students of available resources and job/internship opportunities||Follow through on suggested actions, resources, or referrals.|
|Review degree progress with students||Keep a personal record of academic progress|
|Discuss the relationship between academic preparation and the work world||Accept responsibility for academic decisions and performance|
|1st Year||2nd Year||3rd Year||4th Year|
Be familiar with all requirements for graduation and the major; have a general 4-yr roadmap in mind.
Plan to meet twice: once in each semester, more if necessary.
Become proficient with Degree Audit and other resources.
Have a plan for remedying MAPs deficiencies.
Join the CHEM BCHM Club and other university-sponsored activities.
Adjust your 4-yr plan based on results from your 1st year.
Make and keep advising appointments as necessary to clarify requirements or progress.
Explore careers in this major by going to the ACS website.
Think about an internship for summer.
Consider another major, minor, or certificate program.
Begin to think about interdisciplinary opportunites: UROP, independent study.
Adjust your 4-yr plan based on results from your 2nd year, incorporating any added majors or minors, etc.
Explore the department honors program.
Begin thinking about your plans for after graduation.
Research graduate programs.
Begin applying for health professional programs.
Make final adjustments to your academic plan based on work to date.
Early in the fall, make an appointment to complete a grad packet. Submit it on time!
Stay focused and complete all the remaining requirements successfully!