What is Academic Advising? When Do I Need To Have Academic Advising?
Academic Advising is a process of information exchange that empowers students to realize their maximum educational potential. The goal of academic advising is for students to gain a clearer understanding of themselves as well as be able to accomplish their goals with wise academic choices. Colorado Early Colleges has specific graduation requirements for high school; however the ultimate responsibility regarding college and university degree program requirements rests with the student and their parent.
When Do I Need To Have Academic Advising? Academic Advising Goals
There will be certain appointments scheduled by the Academic Advising department which will engage the student with their advisor. However it is often necessary for students to meet with their advisor throughout their high school years as important questions arise related to their future educational plans. All students are encouraged to meet with academic advisors throughout their academic careers.
Academic advisors provide accurate and important information about graduation requirements and college entrance requirements. Advisors understand and respect student’s uniqueness, educational goals and inform students about the purpose and potential of higher education. Students will be assisted in developing academic/career plans consistent with their goals, interests, and abilities. Students will be referred to additional resources when necessary or appropriate.
Academic Advising Goals
Academic Advisors at Colorado Early Colleges Aurora are committed to the following:
• Providing students a supportive relationship to assist in their transition from high school to the college environment.
• Assisting students in developing an educational plan consistent with their lifelong learning and career goals and objectives.
• Assisting students in evaluating and/or reevaluating progress toward established educational and career goals and objectives.
• Providing accurate information regarding institutional policies, procedures, resources, and programs.