An Academic Advisor assists a student in pursuing his/her educational goals by facilitating
access to the full range of learning opportunities and services available at
Dual Enrollment Students
First and Second Year Students (0-59 credit hours)
Transfer Students (0-59 credit hours)
Pre-Admit Programs (i.e. Pre-Social Work, Allied Health Programs, Pre-Nursing, Pre-Education, etc.)
Senior Citizen Audit Students
Generally, students transition to their major department upon earning 60 credit hours.
If a student transfers to Augusta University with 60+ credit hours, the student will be advised by their major department.
Post-Baccalaureate and Graduate Students are also advised by their major department.
Prospective students can communicate with the Office of Undergraduate Admissions regarding interest in the university and degrees offered at Augusta University.
Academic Advisors have a thorough understanding of the current curriculum, institutional requirements, course sequences and general education requirements. In addition to the core curriculum, all advisors have knowledge of the specific requirements for their assigned major(s).
Advisors have a working knowledge of current institutional policies and procedures and are familiar with current institutional support services, special programs, and cocurricular activities for accurate and appropriate referrals.