The Undergraduate Academic Counseling and Advising Center implements comprehensive, interdepartmental, student-centered advising with educational support services.
- The primary focus of the Center is on individual student needs, providing appropriate and tailored services.
- The Center constructively combines academic advising, career counseling, and opportunities for individual personal assessment with proactive student programming.
- After completing individual assessments, students proceed through a series of steps designed to assist them in developing an academic success plan as well as personal goal-setting.
- The Center staff includes: one Academic Counselor, three Academic Advisors, one Career Counselor, and two Academic Coaches.
- The Academic Counseling and Advising Center is located in historic Cater Hall, providing a unique and welcoming atmosphere for students.
Students Who Benefit from the Center
Students who experience difficulty:
- Maintaining minimum academic standards required for specific majors (GPA).
- Identifying/maintaining academic majors or career paths.
- Adjusting and connecting to college life.
- Making wise decisions.
Students are referred to the Center by their academic advisors. Occasionally students “self-refer”; however, to utilize academic advisor services they must be referred by a partnering college or school.
Center Measurable Objectives
- To promote the goals of the undergraduate core curriculum.
- To assist students in improving their academic and career performance.
- To encourage students to develop skills to make informed academic decisions.
- To positively impact students’ self-reliance and critical thinking skills.
- To encourage students to become engaged members of the campus/community.
- To prepare students for an increasingly complex world and work force.
- To promote student academic success, persistence and graduation from Auburn University.