Advising Services at Seattle University strives to partner with all advising programs across campus in order to help create collaborative and consistent advising practices for all students.
Advisors assist you in creating your education plan. They can help you pursue your plans to complete an additional major, minor, internship, study abroad, etc.
The Program Evaluation is a powerful tool for selecting courses toward graduation. Advisors can help you review your program evaluation and counsel you on your academic plans, course and major selection, and discuss academic opportunities available to you.
If you are an undergraduate student and are considering adding a major/minor or changing your current academic program, advisors can help you explore the requirements of various majors and minors.
Advisors can help you address common registration issues, understand registration restrictions, and get into closed Core classes. Advisors can also help you explore course options, make changes to your schedule, review registration holds, and assist with planning and preparing for quarterly advising and registration periods.
Advisors can help you evaluate past academic performance and discover the skills and resources necessary to achieve your educational goals. Advisors can connect you with academic and specialized campus services and will work with you if you are on academic probation.
Once you have chosen a study abroad program and been accepted to the program, advisors can review your potential course selections and help you complete your Education Abroad Course Approval Form.
If you are in a pre-professional program, advisors can also assist you in planning, preparing for, and applying to graduate or professional schools.
Advisors can explain university policies and procedures and assist you in completing various petitions and forms
Seattle University recognizes that academic advising is integral to the achievement of our educational mission. Academic advising at Seattle University is guided by our values: care, academic excellence, diversity, faith, justice, and leadership.
Academic advising is a partnership among students, faculty, and staff, with the goal of helping students to develop as educated persons, as engaged citizens, as professionals, and as leaders. Academic advising helps students to plan wisely their educational path with personal and professional development always in view, to take full advantage of the academic and co-curricular programs of the university, and to develop strong personal connections with the university community. To achieve these goals, the University commits itself to providing excellent training, support, and recognition of advisors as well as providing students and advisors with timely and accurate information concerning its processes and policies.
Each student will discuss their educational plan with an advisor upon entering the major.