Roles in Advising Process

It is important for faculty members to understand whom they will advise and the types of advising that they will be doing.


Faculty members will advise students who have completed the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) and who have a declared major in the faculty member’s academic discipline. The only students who are not TSI complete that faculty will advise are students who were referred by counselors for career advising.

Academic advising involves:


Counselors will advise students who meet any of the following criteria:

Counselors and Advisors

Counselors and Advisors will assist students in: 


Students will prepare for their meetings with academic advisors by knowing their interests, skills, values and goals. Students are ultimately responsible for ensuring that their academic choices are consistent with their academic, career, and life goals.

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