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Roles & Responsibilities
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM YOUR ADVISOR
- General information about University policies, programs available at West Georgia, the Core Curriculum, degree requirements for your major, and career possibilities.
- Assistance in planning and scheduling each semester's program of study.
- Awareness of the services and persons available to offer assistance when you are experiencing academic difficulties.
- Knowledge of University regulations regarding grades and grade point averages relating to required academic progress as well as other University requirements (such as Regents Test, etc.).
- Confidentiality of your academic record and any personal concerns/questions which may be discussed.
WHAT YOUR ADVISOR EXPECTS FROM YOU
- An appointment made early, well before your registration date. Promptness at all your scheduled advising appointments.
- Preparation for your advising appointment. Always have with you a pen, schedule of classes, West Georgia catalog, curriculum guide, and transfer evaluation. Have tentative schedules worked out.
- Basic knowledge of the Core Curriculum and your academic record to date so that you can provide your advisor with the information needed to reach your goals.
- Basic knowledge about the academic requirements and policies in the West Georgia Undergraduate Catalog.
- Acceptance of responsibility for your choices and your decisions.
- A willingness to ask questions and be an active participant in your educational career.