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Academic Advising supports students in their transition into college by creating educational plans consistent with their academic, career, and personal goals.
Academic Advising Goals
Academic and Career advising includes:
The purpose of the new student interview is for a student and an advisor to become acquainted, as well as helping your advisor become familiar with your needs and wants to help you adjust to college life. Your advisor will make referrals for additional support...
Academic and Career Advisors help students discover new things about themselves such as personal, educational, and career goals. Advisors use various assessment tools to help students explore their values, interests, personality, and skills. Results from these assessments are discussed with students and used in the...
Good academic planning is critical to student success. The academic planning meeting (APM) provides the opportunity for an academic advisor and a student to discuss the student's educational plan and career and personal goals. Academic advisors review students' academic performance each semester, discuss any difficulties,...
Students can register for courses online through the BISON web portal. BISON is a software program that has information about you and your classes. You can access the BISON Web Portal as a GUEST or as a registered user with valid login credentials. How can...
For all new incoming students (new and transfer), course selection occurs prior to Undergraduate Student Orientation. Course selection is determined based on ACT/SAT results and placement test results of American Sign Language (ASL), English and Mathematics, and transfer credits, if applicable. Students will be informed...
When students begin to express interest in a certain major, usually during their sophomore year, they are encouraged to meet with faculty members/chairperson from that department to discuss about their preferred major. Once they meet with the department and decide on their major, the students...
Gallaudet University is a member of the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area. If students are interested in taking a course at another University and they have decided on the University and the courses, they should meet with their Academic Advisor to get...
The purpose of an Academic Contract is to assist students who are no longer in good academic standing. (A student is considered to be in good academic standing when he/she maintains a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or better.) When students are placed...
The Mid-Term Action Plan is designed for instructors to develop a list of specific actions with their individual students who are struggling in the class. Students are expected to complete a list of specific actions in order to pull up their grades. A sample of...
Developing a Four-Year Plan is an excellent way to plan ahead, to keep on track, to know the courses you need to complete for your General Studies Requirements (GSR) and your intended major, and to know when you will graduate. Decide on what major(s) you...
Academic/Career Advisor Responsibilities: Help students define and develop career interest/goals. Identify special needs. Match students' needs with available resources and make appropriate referrals. Assist students with planning programs consistent with their abilities and interests. Monitor students' academic progress. Prepare for course selection for the following...
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) governs and protects students' rights to their individual educational records. The four primary student rights to eligible students are: Right to inspect and review their education records Right to request the amendment of inaccurate or inappropriate education...
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Director, Student Success
Administrative Support Specialist - Gallaudet
Academic and Career Success Advisor
You can request overloading permission in a full class. However, there is no guarantee that the overloading permission will be approved. You can also contact the professor for overloading permission for the course.
You may also obtain a Change Slip form, which you can pick up at the Academic Advising Office. You will need to get a signature from the professor for the course you want to be enrolled in. If approved, you can contact your Academic Advisor for their signature.
Director, Student Success
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