Tuesday – October 21, 2014

 

Academic Advisors - Your Link to Success

Program Students

Your faculty program advisor is your best resource for changes in your course requirements and registration. Course prerequisites are being enforced at registration for English, math and science. Course numbers have changed for English, math and science courses. Some courses are being discontinued.

  • Be smart - consult your advisor to avoid mistakes and stay on track for graduation.
  • Be smart - consult your advisor before the semester ends. Faculty advisors are not available after the semester ends.
  • Be smart - contact your advisor, register and complete entry (available on campus) by May 22 for a chance to win great prizes!

How can you contact your advisor? 
Most students are assigned an advisor who is also an instructor from their program, so it is best to contact him or her during posted office hours, either in person, through email, or by phone.  Office hours are generally posted on the advisor's office door, but you may also check the listing of office hours though the Division office for your program.  If your schedules conflict, ask if other appointment times are available. It may take more than one attempt before connecting with your advisor.  Keep trying and be sure to let your advisor know when and how they might contact you. 

Some faculty advisors may use MATC Provided Student email to contact you, while others may take time in the classroom to discuss program planning and registration. Watch for classroom announcements and postings.
 
If your program plan does not list an advisor, or if the advisor listed is incorrect, contact a staff member at the appropriate campus and program. They are not advisors but will assign another advisor to you.

If you are changing programs for the following semester, you will receive information from Admissions about making an appointment with your counselor for a Program Planning session. You will then be reassigned an advisor during the first semester of enrollment in your new program.