Upcoming Advising

I wanted to touch base with you before the upcoming advising sessions you’ll be having with the first-year students. You should have received emails from the Registrar’s Office for any advisee who received a mid-semester U in any of their courses. I encourage you to bring this up at your meetings and point students to the proper resources to help them succeed. If you are really concerned about a student and not getting through, please contact Academic Services for follow up. Please note that first-year students have the opportunity to declare their major at the end of their first year at UMW. Please discuss potential major options when you see your advisees. In addition, you will need to decide whether you will keep your first-year advisees for sophomore year, should they not declare. Additional information on reporting this information will be sent by Wes Hillyard following spring break. Important dates regarding major declaration: Please encourage students to attend the … [Read more...]