The people of CJ: Department Administrative Staff: Professors/Instructors/Advisors: Peer Advisors, Office Assistants, Lab Assistants:
Your Academic Advisor is a VIP • Your advisor is an expert in your field and can connect you with important learning experiences. • Your advisor helps you plan your coursework and helps you stick to your plan. • Your advisor is your connection point to campus resources.
Connecting with your advisor: • Look for an e-mail invitation, make an appointment. • Think about what questions you might want to ask. • Come ready to talk a little bit about why you chose your CJ major and what you might want to do with it. • Put your fall classes in “My Planner” (watch the video link your advisor will include in the invitation)
Two more VIPs: CJ Peer Advisors They can help you: • Understand your degree audit • Use My Planner • access resources, organizations, and activities; • understand CJ majors and minors and careers
The CJ Peer Advisors Alexis Benjamin Amanda Krueger Hibbard Hall 172 (715) 836-3153 CJPeerAdvising@uwec.edu Link to more info from Information for New CJ Majors on main CJ page.
Some Hints: • Use your resources: advisor, peer advisors, instructors, online materials, campus resources • Information for New CJ Majors and Minors on main CJ page • Seek out experiences: job shadow, informational interview, service learning • Get involved : in CJ organizations, in other organizations, in the community • Be curious and open to new ideas and people • Have fun!
Meet your Advisor and See our Space Meet up again in the Communication and Journalism Center (HHH 105) • Student organization fair • Drawing at 1:50 for a prize • Cookies