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Academic Advising in Bumpers College. Presented by Alice Griffin Coordinator of Advising & Retention. Academic Advising. Mission statement Enhance the educational experience and maximize opportunities for students in the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences.

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Academic advising in bumpers college

Academic Advising in Bumpers College

Presented by

Alice Griffin

Coordinator of Advising

& Retention


Academic advising

Academic Advising

  • Mission statement

    • Enhance the educational experience and maximize opportunities for students in the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences.


Academic advising see advising web page

Academic Advising(see Advising Web page)

  • New Student Issues

    • Understanding Degree Requirements

      • 124 credit hours

      • State Minimum Core

      • College Policies

    • Interpreting ACT/SAT scores

      http://catalogofstudies.uark.edu/2896.php

      - Academic Policies

      • Chemistry I lab

      • Advanced Composition (NO LONGER REQUIRED!)

  • Transfer Student issues

    • Become familiar with the Transfer Equivalency Guide

      http://www.uark.edu/registrar/TransferCredit/

    • Student must submit official transcripts to Registrar’s Office

  • Special Populations Issues

    http://bumperscollege.uark.edu/2639.htm

  • Career Planning

    • Internship opportunities

    • Networking with Professional Organizations

    • Job Leads

    • Recommendations


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Academic Advising

  • College Resources

    • Advising Web Page http://bumperscollege.uark.edu/33.htm

    • All About Advising Newsletter

    • College Web Page http://bumperscollege.uark.edu/33.htm

    • Dean’s Office (AFLS E108)

    • Department Mentor/Advising Committee Rep

    • Advising Information Sessions

    • Academic Enhancement Program


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Academic Advising

  • University Resources

    • Enhanced Learning Center (Gregson Hall 041)

    • Quality Writing Center (315 Kimpel Hall)

    • Center for Educational Access

      (ARKU 104)

    • University Health Center/CAPs (479) 575-5276

      (Corner of Maple & Garland)

    • Academic Advising Council (AAC)

      http://aac.uark.edu/

    • Dean of Students Office (ADMN 325)

    • University Catalog of Studies

      • Academic Regulations

      • College Degree Requirements


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Academic Advising

  • Ultimate keys to advising success:

    • University Core Requirements

    • College Requirements

    • Departmental Requirements

    • Academic Forms:

      http://bumperscollege.uark.edu/139.htm

    • 8 Semester Degree Completion Program

      -ISIS


Academic forms http bumperscollege uark edu 139 htm

Academic Forms(http://bumperscollege.uark.edu/139.htm)

  • Advising forms

  • Course Substitutions

  • Petition to Take Course Work

  • Financial Aid Appeal forms

  • Petition for Academic Standards

  • Administrative Change of Registration Forms


8 semester degree completion

8 Semester Degree Completion

  • First semester full time freshman

    students must follow

    the designated

    sequence of courses

  • Cannot change or

    alter degree plan


Isis integrated student information system

ISIS - Integrated Student Information System

  • Use the ISIS homepage

    to learn the navigation

  • Participate in training

    opportunities-

    http://www.uark.edu/admin/isisdir/pages/training.htm


Family educational rights and privacy act ferpa

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

  • Affords students certain rights with respect to educational records:

    • Right to respect and review

    • Right to request amendment

    • Right to consent to disclosure

    • Directory information


Why academic advising

Why Academic Advising?

“Academic advising is the only structured activity on the campus in which all students have the opportunity for on-going, one-to-one interaction with a concerned representative of the institution.”

Wes Habley


Why you ask

Why, you ask?

“An excellent advisor does the same for the student’s entire curriculum that the excellent teacher does for one course.”

Mark Lowenstein, 2005


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Academic Advising

  • Remember, if you need assistance call the Coordinator of Advising & Retention:

    Alice Griffin

    575-2121

    [email protected]


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