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Academic Advising Center

Contact Information

215-596-7530 or 215-596-7480
General email: advising@usciences.edu

Academic Advising Mission Statement

The primary purpose of the academic advising program is to assist students in the development of meaningful educational plans that are compatible with their life goals.

Academic Advising Goals

University goals for academic advising are to promote and facilitate:

  • Development of suitable educational plans
  • Clarification of career and life goals
  • Selection of appropriate courses and other educational experiences
  • Interpretation of University requirements
  • Enhancement of student awareness about educational resources available (e.g., internships, honors and learning assistance programs)
  • Evaluation of student progress toward established goals
  • Development of decision-making skills
  • Reinforcement of student self-direction
  • Referral to and use of University and community support services
  • Collection and distribution of data regarding student needs, preferences and performance for use in making University decisions and policy
  • Awareness of student academic progress and development of student action plan as needed
  • Development of behaviors which are consistent with being a professional
  • A successful academic experience at this University

Based on Academic Advising Standards and Guidelines developed by The Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education, 5/2/97. Presented on NACADA website.

Staff

Professional Academic Advisors
Administrative Assistant

 

 

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