As an undergraduate student at Suffolk University, you will be assigned an academic advisor. Among other things, your academic advisor approves you to register for classes, so you are required to meet at least once per semester.
Academic advisors are available to you for much more than course selection. Plan to meet with your advisor regularly throughout each semester so we can discuss your goals, help you create long term plans, and assist you in building your Suffolk resume.
Your assigned advisor's name is listed on the first page of your Program Evaluation. You can also check the MyAdvisor tab on MySuffolk.
Undeclared majors are generally assigned an advisor in the Undergraduate Academic Advising Center. When you declare a major, you will be reassigned to a faculty advisor from your major department.
All students are welcome to meet with an advisor in the Undergraduate Academic Advising Center for academic planning, study abroad planning, major changes, or any other general advising questions.
To schedule an appointment at the Undergraduate Academic Advising Center:
To schedule an appointment with your faculty advisor:
If your appointment is for course selection and registration, you must bring:
Your advisor is here is offer academic advice designed to help you meet your individual interests and needs while also helping you make the most of your years at college. We will offer you information about your curriculum, graduation requirements, as well as university and college policies and procedures.
We will encourage and guide you in developing realistic goals and attainable educational plans.
You can come to us for information about campus resources and services. We will promote your involvement in off-campus, experiential-learning opportunities to help you explore and clarify career options.
You can expect us to maintain confidentiality and be accessible via office hours. phone, or email.
Advisors at the Undergraduate Academic Advising Center help with academic planning, study abroad course selection and approval, transfer credits, graduation planning, exploring majors and minors, and other general advising questions and concerns.
Faculty advisors are specialists within your major. They can advise you on your curriculum and major requirements, career and internship options within your major, major elective options, and offer mentorship and networking advice.