Academic advising is an important part of your undergraduate experience! You’re encouraged to connect with your advisor each semester as you work towards graduation. In order to have a successful experience, students are encouraged to be aware of advisee/advisor responsibilities.

Advisee Responsibilities:

  • Clarify your personal values, interests, abilities and goals
  • Schedule an advising appointment when needed noting that prior/during registration time periods are exceptionally busy times for advisors
  • Read the university catalog carefully; become knowledgeable, and adhere to all academic policies, procedures, and degree requirements
  • Review your UDSIS degree audit which assists you in monitoring your academic progress but does not serve in place of meeting with your advisor
  • Prepare for advisement sessions and bring appropriate information and materials
  • Follow through on recommendations, referrals and tasks discussed during advising appts.
  • Accept ultimate responsibility for your academic decisions and actions

Advisor Responsibilities:

  • Mentor you; Help you develop educational and career goals
  • Assist you in planning an academic program consistent with your interests and abilities
  • Assist you with monitoring your academic progress
  • Be aware of important academic policies, procedures and requirements
  • Inform you of academic opportunities and refer you to¬† support services, when appropriate
  • Discuss career and internship opportunities related to your academic program

Find My Advisor

Navigate to UDSIS to find your assigned advisor in the right-hand column of your UDSIS Student Center.

My UD Directory

Use the UD Directory to search for your assigned advisor's contact information.