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Advisor/Advisee Responsibilities

Academic advising is a learning process supported by a relationship of mutual respect and collaboration between advisor and advisee.


Advisor Responsibilities:

  • Create an environment where mutual respect and trust allows    students to define and develop realistic goals.
  • Assist students in gaining decision making skills and in assuming    responsibility for their educational plans and achievements.
  • Assist students in understanding the purpose and goals in education   and its effect on their lives and personal goals.
  • Understand and effectively communicate program requirements,    basic graduation requirements, and academic policies and    procedures.
  • Guide students in identifying and pursuing resources in offices    throughout campus.
  • Maintain confidentiality and ethical conduct following SCC and FERPA    regulations.
  • Effectively communicate advisor availability.

Advisee Responsibilities:

  • Be involved in the advising process by being prepared to discuss   your goals and educational plans during meetings: bring necessary    materials.
  • Review your course completions each term and track your progress    toward completing your graduation requirements.
  • Take primary and increasing responsibility for your educational plans    and achievements.
  • Be open and willing to consider recommendations from faculty,    advisors, and other mentors.
  • As soon as you are ready, commit to and pursue an academic plan   directed toward the completion of a degree from SCC.
  • Schedule and attend appointments with your advisor each term.