Academic Advising
Spring 2018 Registration Dates

Advising Begins: Monday, October 30th

Seniors: Monday, November 13th at 7:00AM

Juniors: Tuesday, November 14th at 7:00AM

Sophomores: Wednesday, November 15th at 7:00AM

First-Year Students: Thursday, November 16th at 7:00AM

Student Success advisers will be available in the Hendrickson Center computer labs each morning to assist students with registration. Bloedow’s donuts will be available until gone!!

We Guide. You Decide.

Academic Advising is part of the Student Success Center (SSC) and works closely with faculty advisers, Career Services and Internships, Tutoring, Disability Support Services, Athletics, and Health Services providing a comprehensive advising experience for your four years at Saint Mary’s.

Academic advising is a process of developing a relationship with a student with the purpose of guiding the student towards achievement of his/her educational, career, and personal goals. The academic adviser may be a faculty member or a professional staff member in the Student Success Center. Advisers help students make the most of their college experience by helping them develop a better understanding of their educational goals as related to their interests, values, and abilities. Academic advisers guide, students decide. Advisers encourage students to be self-reflective, to think critically about their attitudes and behaviors, to seek out resources, to become strong advocates for themselves, and to develop academic action plans consistent with their needs and hopes for the future.


Services

Academic Advisers in the Student Success Center assist students in the following areas:

  • Course planning and registration
  • Major exploration and declaration
  • Evaluation of degree requirements (General Education, Majors, Minors)
  • Course pre-approvals and substitutions (transfer credit)
  • Course withdrawal
  • Academic difficulties
  • Developing academic success strategies and life skills
  • Facilitate the Academic Probation Support Program
  • Addressing personal concerns affecting academic performance
  • Understanding undergraduate academic polices and procedures
  • Serve as academic liaisons
  • Connect students with resources/services on campus
  • University withdrawal

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Mailing Address:
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
Academic Advising Office
700 Terrace Heights #6
Winona, MN 55987-1399

Location
70 Griffin Hall

Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Phone
507-457-6994

Email
studentsuccess@smumn.edu