University of Vermont

Academic Advising

Academic advising is a cooperative process between the student and his or her faculty advisor. Students are advised by program faculty during the orientation sessions, and then assigned to a specific faculty advisor just prior to the start of classes.

Below are additional links that may help you in your advising of undergraduate students:

Career Services

For concerns about career paths, internship opportunities, work study positions and graduate school options, you can encourage your advisees to utilize the university resources at hand. The is an all-important destination for all students.

Catalogue (University)

When sitting with a student, use this to help him or her map out their course selections for the coming semester. The University Catalogue will prove an invaluable tool for such sessions.

Counseling Center

Should you determine that a student might be in need of further assistance with problem-solving, the Center for Health and Wellbeing offers a full-range of counseling services.


Every important form a student may need to fulfill administrative details for declaring a double degree, transfering programs or colleges, intent to graduate, licensure/eligibility.

Learning Cooperative

This organization provides tutoring, group study sessions and writing and learning skills conferences.

Registrar's Office

For special forms (change name/ID, transcript requests, etc.), reports, course schedules, etc.

Student Services Office

A great resource with knowledgeable and friendly staff who are available to facilitate advising, communicate with other university offices and departments, provide additional information or counseling.

Last modified April 04 2012 11:54 AM