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These academic advising goals provide focus for the student-advisor partnership.
Undergraduates must accomplish three things in order to graduate from Arcadia:
Academic Policies and Regulations, available in the Undergraduate Catalog, are another academic essential with which all students should become familiar.
Advisors for undergraduates with a declared major are faculty members from that major’s academic department. Undeclared students are advised by our professional advising staff in Undergraduate Success.
Who is my advisor?
How do I prepare for conversations with my advisor?
The Registrar’s Office’s website provides a significant collection of registration and other essential academic information. Some frequently-used quick links:
The OCE provides students a range of services designed to foster career readiness.
The Office of Global Engagement assists students in pursuing a variety of experiential learning opportunties including Preview, upper-level Global Field Study courses, and semester or year-long study abroad programs. Schedule an appointment for advice about best program fit and how to make it work academically and financially.
The LRN provides free peer tutoring for a variety of courses and subject areas — including drop-in times and group options. In addition, Peer Study Assistants offer learning and study strategy tutoring.
The Writing Center provides students free, collaborative guidance on their writing.
DSS supports student with learning and physical disabilities. DSS helps arrange reasonable and appropriate academic and housing accommodations; provides access to assistive technology; gives academic coaching support and close connection with LRN tutors.
Student Health Services supports students' physical and emotional self, teaches self-care concepts, and encourages safe and thoughtful practices as health care consumers.
Counseling Services is a free and confidential resource to assist students with personal challenges that may interfere with their academic progress. In addition, Counseling Services offer a variety of educational programs and support groups.
The Office of Access, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, which includes the Office of Equity and Civil Rights, provides leadership in creating equitable and inclusive learning and a working community where every person can thrive, and it provides training and development of faculty, staff, and students to enhance awareness and appreciation for difference.
The CARE Team is multi-office team that serves as a resource to faculty, staff, and students who have a concern about another member of the Arcadia community. A goal of the CARE Team is to successfully engage, support, and mitigate the concerns associated with students in distress.
The Office of Student Accounts assists students with issues related to billing and payments, including understanding a student's financial account, resolving account and/or registration holds, and preventing obstacles related to these areas.
The Financial Aid Office helps students understand how financial aid works and create a plan that fits students' (and their families') needs and goals. Financial Aid staff help students navigate the financial aid process, answer questions about paying for college, and offer financial literacy programming.
How to find a list of my current academic advisees?
What do advising department liasions do and who is mine?
Here are some NACADA articles to explore.