Academic Advising - What to Expect

Student Learning Outcomes (SLO’s):


Students will:

- Know how to read a degree audit.

- Know how to navigate CSE department website.

- Know how to find information on university procedures.

- Know the roles of a CSE major advisor

- Create a long term quarter-by-quarter plan

- Attend at least 2 experiential learning opportunities each year.

- Develop long term professional goals.

- Connect undergraduate educational experience with long term professional goals.

- Access university/community resources.  

- Take responsibility for educational experience.

- Develop effective communication skills.

- Support diversity.

- Value self-efficacy.

- Value the learning process.

- Value a sense of community.


Advisor Learning Outcomes:


Advisors will:

- Provide a confidential and safe space.

- Communicate major requirements to students.

- Communicate accurate and up-to-date information.

- Communicate with students on where to find information on policies and procedures.

- Value stated CSE student learning outcomes.

- Review students long term plan and check for gaps.

- Value experiential learning opportunities

- Discuss student’s long term professional goals.

- Guide students in connecting undergraduate experience with long term professional goals.

- Refer students to appropriate community resources.

- Value student self-efficacy.

- Communicate with university community.

- Identify diversity challenges within the department.

- Value student voice.

- Invest in professional development related to student learning.

- Collaborate with peers/colleagues within the university