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Academic Advising

The College of Engineering utilizes a faculty advising model with supplemental support from ES3 advisors. Faculty advisors work with students to navigate the curriculum and guide students towards career goals. Having a strong relationship with a faculty advisor is an important part of building scholastic success.

ES3 advisors support students and faculty advisors by:

  • providing academic advising for all students that are engineering undeclared as well as students looking to change their major into or out of the College of Engineering
  • connecting declared majors with their department-specific faculty advisors
  • clarifying university and college policies and assisting with transfer course equivalencies for other schools
  • providing pre-transfer advising and support to students from community colleges

ES3 advisors also work closely with students in academic jeopardy (such as academic warning, probation, dismissal, and reinstated) and serve as the Dean's designee for students with Financial Aid SAP Appeals.

Academic Support

ES3 advisors collaborate with and refer students to other academic support offices on campus.

Center for Access and Success: works with students with documented disabilities to ensure mandates expressed in the Americans with Disabilities Act are upheld. If you had an IEP or 504 Plan in high school and are looking to receive academic accommodations or support you must self-disclose with the center and provide them with appropriate documentation from a qualified licensed professional.

Counseling Center: provides a range of services to help students develop improved coping skills to address emotional, interpersonal and academic concerns. They offer primarily short-term counseling and will help students initiate referrals to community-based services when students need specialized or longer-term services. Services include individual counseling, group counseling, and workshops.

STEM Learning Lab: offers free peer tutoring throughout the year in math, engineering, and science courses and provides services in a one-on-one and small group format.

Writing and Multiliteracy Center: offers free tutoring to assist students with a variety of communications assignments including papers, presentations, and multimodal projects. Tutoring is offered in both a face-to-face and/or online setting.

Strategies for Success

The College of Engineering collaborated with the College of Arts & Sciences on the creation of four videos recorded during a student panel discussion for new students. Thank you to these three students for sharing their experience and providing you with some great advice.

Building Community

Time Management

Asking for Help

Resources for Help




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