Advising Expectations

Student Responsibilities Advisor Responsibilities 
 

  • Acquaint yourself with your advisor.
  • Check your university email account (yourunityid@ncsu.edu) regularly for updates from your advisor and Poole College of Management.
  • Schedule and keep appointments with your advisor.
  • Come to appointments prepared with any required forms, paperwork, and questions.
  • Monitor your Degree Audit to track your progress toward graduation. Contact your academic advisor if you find problems.
  • Seek assistance as soon as a problem arises. Do not wait!
  • Clarify college and university policies and procedures.
  • Provide an overview of the curriculum, major, and minor options.
  • Help students develop academic and career goals.  Assist students with methods for working through academic issues.
  • Role model professional behavior for students.
  • Make referrals to university support services (tutoring, counseling, etc.).

 

Advising Calendar

August 
  • Fall semester begins 
  • Extended Drop-In Advising Hours (First week of class)
  • Poole Party – Poole Student Organization Fair 
September 
  • Labor Day Holiday 
  • Census Date
  • Academic Difficulty meetings 
  • Poole College of Management Career Fair 
October 
  • Advising for Spring and Summer Semester Begins (By Appointment and Online)
  • Fall Break
  • Spring and Summer Class Schedule posted 
  • Last day to drop a course or change grading status in MyPack (Dropping below 12 hours requires advisor permission)
  • Enrollment for Spring and Summer Semester begins 
November & December
  • Thanksgiving Holiday 
  • Final Exams 
  • Fall Commencement 
  • Winter Break – University Closed
January
  • Spring Semester begins
  • Census Date
  • Extended Drop-In Advising Hours (First week of class) 
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday 
  • Academic Difficulty Meetings 
February
  • Poole College of Management Career Fair
March
  • Spring Break 
  • Last day to drop a course or change grading status in MyPack (Dropping below 12 hours requires advisor permission)
  • Summer & Fall Class Schedules posted 
  • Advising for Fall Semester Begins (By Appointment & Online)
  • Enrollment for the Fall Semester begins 
April 
  • Spring Holiday
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Inductions 
  • Final Exams 
May
  • Final Exams 
  • Spring Commencement
  • Summer Session I begins