A student may have several advisors depending on his/her educational goals. A faculty advisor for each major, a pre-professional advisor (pre-med, pre-dent, pre-law, secondary education), and/or a Student Success Center advisor. You can benefit from advice from all these advisors!
If you have declared your major, you will an e-mail confirmation of your advisor assignment. This is the person in the academic department who can best assist you.
To access this information, new students should:
Returning students should note that:
1. From the main Andrews University web page, log in to Vault
2. Log on using your Andrews username and password and go to the
iVue link. Follow instructions to get to your profile page. If your
current academic information for a specific semester is not correct,
please contact Student Success at email@example.com or call 269-
471-6096 to check on the status of the requested change.
If you have not yet declared your major, but have chosen one, you are encouraged to officially declare your major. This allows you to receive the information you need for your major and to be assigned an advisor. Contact Student Success at 269-471-6096 or firstname.lastname@example.org to declare your major. You are also encouraged to talk to advisors about majors or minors that you are interested in exploring.
You should meet with your advisor at least once a semester and whenever:
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If you have chosen a major area of study, you should consult with your major advisor to determine what sequence of coursework to take in order to meet degree requirements. Contact your major department for more specific information and to set up a meeting with an advisor.
Students who have decided upon their major will also take courses that meet the General Education requirements for their major. General Education classes span a variety of disciplines. General Education is designed to foster lifelong learning and to prepare students to be well-informed, participating members of society by having a knowledge of many areas.
Your advisor will help you plan for General Education classes and your major requirements in a way that will best benefit you.
You should meet with your major department and advisor to discuss your interests and goals within the field you have chosen.
You can also visit the Career Services page.
The career counselor in the Counseling & Testing Center (Bell Hall Room 123) can help you explore your interests, abilities, and personality style as they relate to career choices. Please contact Counseling and Testing at (269) 471-3470 for additional information or consult their web-site http://www.andrews.edu/services/ctcenter/index.html
Where do I go for Tutoring or Writing assistance? Where can I get help with my Study Skills?
The Student Success Center offers support services including individual tutoring (see Tutorial Services), developing study skills, and other special programs.
Student Success also offers workshops and handouts to assist with improving study and test taking skills. Go to Success Tools for more information.
The Math Center, located in the Mathematics Department, assists students with university math class homework. The Center is closed during the summer and holidays. For more information and the most current schedule, call the Mathematics Department at 269-471-3423 or email: email@example.com.
The Writing Center has peer consultants who are trained to assist with revisions of writing assignments in a variety of disciplines. Stop by and sign up for an appointment or call 471-3358 to schedule a meeting with a consultant.
Some academic departments offer group tutoring - students should check with their professor for more information.