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Roles of Advisors & Advisees

Roles and Responsibilities of Advisors and Advisees

Successful Wesley College students control their program of study. They,

  • Know and follow all general and department-specific academic policies and procedures
  • Take the initiative to meet with their advisors on a regular basis, respecting faculty members’ office hours, deadlines, suggestions and requests
  • Develop a career and educational plan prior to declaring a major
  • Fine tune that career and educational plan as they move through a declared major course of study to graduation and beyond
  • Ask questions and seek help when needed

In turn, Wesley College academic advisors,

  • Assist advisees with career and education planning, course selection for registration, and preparation for graduation
  • Meet regularly with advisees to approve course schedules and review academic progress
  • Inform advisees of research, internship, graduate school, study abroad, and other college and career resources and opportunities
  • Refer advisees as appropriate to the Department of Academic Support and other college services