The 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 interests
- 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.
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.
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
ACD = Academic Building
MSB = Marine Sciences Building
CBP = Community and Professional Building
|Advisor||Building & Room||Phone||Email Address||Discipline|
|General Advising: Noemi Maldonado Picardi||BH 314||phone 860-405-9219, fax firstname.lastname@example.org||Assigned students in all majors (including ACES), expect as covered by others on this list. Back-up advising for all students|
|Baggio, Michele||ACD 101Bemail@example.com||Economics and ACES|
|Batchvarov, Kroum||ACD 116Cfirstname.lastname@example.org||Anthropology, Maritime Archaeology, Maritime Studies; ACES and Psychology|
|Bedore, Pam||ACD 114Demail@example.com||English; ACES with an interest in English|
|Bercaw-Edwards, Mary K||ACD 114Cfirstname.lastname@example.org||English, Maritime Studies; ACES with an interest in English or Maritime Studies|
|Bohlen, Frank||MSB email@example.com||Marine Sciences|
|Cole, Richard||ACD 114Efirstname.lastname@example.org||Political Science, Psychology; ACES with an interest in Political Science, Psychology|
|Collins, Aaron||CPB email@example.com||Students enrolled in the Student Support Services program|
|Connors, Jeffrey||ACD 114Cfirstname.lastname@example.org||Math, Business; ACES with an interest in Math or Business|
|Dam, Hans||MSB email@example.com||Marine Sciences|
|Dierssen, Heidi||MSB firstname.lastname@example.org||Marine Sciences|
|Edson, Jim||MSB email@example.com||Marine Sciences, Environmental Sciences|
|Gai, Moshe||BH firstname.lastname@example.org||Physics; ACES with an interest in Physics|
|Giblin, David||CPB 203Cemail@example.com||Engineering and ACES with an interest in Engineering|
|Granger, Julie||MSBfirstname.lastname@example.org||Environmental Sciences and Marine Sciences|
|Hallwood, Paul||ACD 116Aemail@example.com||Economics; Business; ACES with an interest in Economics or Business|
|Jones, Stephen||ACD 101Afirstname.lastname@example.org||English, Journalism; ACES with an interest in English or Journalism|
|Kading, Liz||ACD 103Cemail@example.com||Bachelor of General Studies and non-degree|
|Keul, Adam||ACD 116Cfirstname.lastname@example.org||Geography; Psychology and ACES with an interest in Geography|
|Leykekhman, Dmitriy||ACD 114Aemail@example.com||Math, Business, Actuarial Science, and Statistics; Engineering; ACES with an interest in Math or Engineering|
|Lin, Senjie||MSB firstname.lastname@example.org||Marine Sciences|
|Mason, Robert||MSB email@example.com||Marine Sciences, Chemistry, other science; ACES undecided science|
|McKenzie, Matthew||ACD 114Cfirstname.lastname@example.org||History, American Studies; ACES with an interest in History or American Studies|
|McManus, George||MSB email@example.com||Marine Sciences, Biology, other science; ACES with an interest in Marine Sciences or Biology|
|Miller, Robin||CPB firstname.lastname@example.org||Nursing and the CEIN (Certificate in Education in Nursing) program|
|Rozwadowski, Helen||ACD 101Demail@example.com||Maritime Studies and History|
|Skoog, Annelie||MSB firstname.lastname@example.org||Marine Sciences|
|Steenburg, Nancy||BH 314Aemail@example.com||Assigned students in all majors (including ACES), expect as covered by others on this list. Bachelor of General Studies, Bachelor of Professional Studies, and non-degree advising as well as back-up advising for all students.|
|Trumbull, Nathaniel||ACD 101Bfirstname.lastname@example.org||Geography, Maritime Studies; ACES, Psychology, and Human Development and Family Studies.|
|Vlahos, Penny||MSB email@example.com||Chemistry and Marine Sciences|
|Ward, Evan||MSB firstname.lastname@example.org||Marine Sciences, Biology; ACES with an interest in Biology|
|Whitney, Mike||MSB email@example.com||Marine Sciences and ACES with an interest in Marine Sciences|
|Wood, Marty||CPB 203Dfirstname.lastname@example.org||Engineering and ACES with an interest in Engineering|
*University of Connecticut Disclaimers, Policy and Copyright statements. For questions regarding this web page or web site, contact email@example.com. Date last modified: Feb. 20, 2014
Every semester, each student will meet for an advising appointment with his/her individual academic advisor to review course selection for the upcoming school semester. Students are expected to come prepared to their advising appointments. To make an appointment, contact us.
Students please schedule appointments at http://advapp.uconn.edu/.
The Student Administration System (SAS) is the system used for all aspects of the course selection and registration process. You can access the SAS by going to studentadmin.uconn.edu.
How to Prepare for Your Advising Appointment
It is important to know your major requirements and come to your advising appointment with your General Education Sheet up to date and a copy of your Student Admin Academic Requirement Report.
All Students pursuing majors NOT in the College of Arts and Sciences and NOT in the School of Business follow the University General Education Requirements. ACES Exploratory students also follow the University General Education Requirements. All Students pursuing a major in the College of Arts and Sciences (CLAS) follow the CLAS General Education Requirements.
KNOW YOUR MAJOR REQUIREMENTS AND WHAT SCHOOL OR COLLEGE YOUR MAJOR IS IN; KNOW YOUR GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
- University General Education Requirements (Including ACES)
- College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) General Education Requirements
- School of Business General Education Requirements
Things You Should Know
Everything you ever wanted to know about ALL majors
Each student is given an individual time frame in which they can begin signing up for classes. Find out how you can locate your enrollment appointment.
If you have a hold on your SAS account, you will want to have it taken care of before it can affect the registration process. Find out how you can locate holds on your account.
Register for Classes
Go to Registration Help
Snapshot of course offerings at all UConn campuses
Interactive Course search
Transfer Course Equivalencies from other Connecticut Institutions
UConn Course Transfers Equivalencies Page
View Your Advisement Report
Track your progress in fulfilling your general education and your current major requirements. Help can be found at Track your Progress.
View a “What-If” Advisement Report
Review your progress in fulfilling general education and major requirements FOR OTHER MAJORS you may be interested in pursuing. Help can be found at Advisement Report.
Are you ready to campus change? In order to assist you in the transition process to the Storrs campus, the University of Connecticut has developed a Campus Change website to provide you with the necessary resources to make your transition a successful one.
Attend a campus change meeting. In order for a student to officially change his/her campus from a regional campus to Storrs, he/she must first attend a Campus Change meeting to fill out the appropriate paperwork. Campus Change Form
Frequently Asked Questions
If you are looking to add or drop a course after the first two weeks of classes, please fill out the Schedule Revision form. The card must be signed by your advisor before submitting to the Avery Point Campus Registrar.
Registration Services is responsible for course record management, classroom assignment, final exam scheduling, academic record creation and maintenance, student registration, and grade processing.
Remember, classes cannot be dropped without extenuating circumstances past the ninth week of the semester!
Change School, College or Major
If you are looking to change your School or College and/or major you will need to fill out the Program Change Form and return it to your advisor.
If you are looking to sign up for excess credits, please fill out and submit the Excess Credit Authorization form.
Freshmen English Waiver
If you have taken multiple English literature courses at another University and believe that you are eligible for a freshmen English waiver, follow the instructions for Freshmen English Waiver Information. Freshmen English Waiver forms at Avery Point should be submitted to Dr. Pamela Bedore, the Avery Point Writing Coordinator.
Dean of Students Office
Repeat Course for a Third Time
If you need to repeat a course for a third time, please return the completed copy of the Permission Form to your advisor to start the process of acquiring appropriate signatures.
You can finish following the majors here at the Avery Point Campus
- American Studies
- General Studies
- Marine Sciences
- Maritime Studies