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Our Mission

arts05The Advising and Exploration Center at the Avery Point Campus services undergraduate students studying in a variety of degree programs. The integration of the social, academic and career development of the student is the central focus and drive behind the center. We pledge to help students in the following ways:

  • Help students find their path through the educational process and beyond
  • Guide students through a process to help them identify and assess their skills, values, and interest
  • Empower students to be serious about their studies and responsible for their decisions and actions
  • Educate students on the rules and regulations of the university
  • Provide personalized academic advising to each student
  • Develop partnerships with students in the advisor/advisee role
  • Facilitate successful transition to the Storrs Campus

Who is my Advisor?

Before course registration for the upcoming semester begins, it is imperative that you meet with your academic advisor to go over the course selection process for the upcoming semester. Therefore, it is important to know who your advisor is in order to make an appointment with him/her. This information is located within the Student Administration System (PeopleSoft) website, go here for instructions on how to find your advisor.

If you have a Faculty Advisor

You are responsible for setting up an appointment regarding registration with your faculty advisor. You will not find most Avery Point Campus faculty advisors on ADVAPP. You need to contact them directly by phone or e-mail to set up your appointment. Contact information can be found at phonebook.uconn.edu. For a list of faculty advisors at Avery Point, visit this page.

Role of the Advisor

  • Understand the University of Connecticut’s policies and regulations as highlighted in the course catalog
  • Provide information and help students define academic goals
  • Be accessible and respond promptly to students’ inquiries
  • Provide appropriate referrals to academic and other campus resources
  • Demonstrate interest in students’ efforts to achieve academic and career goals
  • Provide a respectful environment that fosters the advising partnerships

 

Role of the Advisee

  • Seek information, be prepared, and ask questions
  • Meet with advisor on a regular basis
  • Pursue academic and co-curricular opportunities related to academic goals
  • Complete the advising and registration process each semester
  • Communicate with advisor about important changes (academic or personal) that may affect goals and/or performance

To make an Appointment

Make an appointment using ADVAPP