Student Responsibilities

Academic advising is a reciprocal relationship between academic advisors and advisees. Below is useful information regarding the expectations of advisors and advisees in the academic advising relationship.


Advisor Responsibilities

Advisors help students to make and reach academic, career, and life goals. 


Assist students in discernment of educational and career goals

Connect and Refer

Discuss co-curricular opportunities and make appropriate referrals and connections as necessary, such as study abroad, research, internships and more

Academic Difficulty

Help students overcome barriers to academic success

Educational Planning

Work with students to utilize educational planning materials and take responsibility for their education. Discuss course selections on a quarterly basis

Policies and Procedures

Provide information regarding requirements, policies, and procedures

Student Responsibilities

Students are responsible for their educational experience.  


Discern their educational goals and make an educational plan that includes academic and co-curricular activities

Degree Requirements

Know their curriculum requirements and track progress towards graduation

Policies and Deadlines

Follow SU academic policies, procedures, and deadlines

Use Resources

Use MySeattleU, the catalog, and curriculum handbooks as information resources

Be Prepared

Use advising sessions effectively, be on time, bring materials, and have questions ready

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Arts & Sciences
Advising Center

Casey 110

Office Hours


9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.