Academic Advising Resources for Faculty

Key Advising Resources

Advising Matters
General advising resource for faculty

Advising Briefing August 2016
Presentation on advising from Faculty Advisor Briefing on August 31, 2016

First-Year Advising Training from the Registrar's Office
Nuts and bolts presentation from Faculty Advisor Briefing on August 31, 2016

Information Packet for Advisors of First-Year Students
Comprehensive information for advisors of incoming class of 2020

Moodle for Advising
How to create a Moodle for Advising (schedule advising appointments, send emails, etc.)

Orientation Advising Schedule
Timeline for group and individual meetings during new student orientation

Timeline and calendar for advising through the academic year

General Advising Resources:

Advising Experts by Department 
Provides contact information for an advising expert for each department

Capstone Options by Major 
Lists every capstone option for each major and whether a capstone is required or optional

Gen Ed Requirements by Department
Departmental listing of General Education Requirements

Major Admission Requirements
List of the admission requirements for every major

Major Requirements
List of the major requirements for every major

New Student Orientation
Website with orientation information for the Class of 2020

Programs with Restrictive Requirements
List of programs that have early and/or restrictive requirements 

Three-Year Option
Information about the option to graduate in three years

Video:  Course Selection Advising Guidelines for Incoming Students
Discussion of first-year course selection

Online tool with information intended to help incoming students select courses

Why Foreign-Language Study
Why Foreign-Language Study is a Good Idea for Every Student

Math and Science Advising Resources:

Astronomy Advising Information
Important information for potential Astronomy majors

Engineering at Wesleyan
Information for students who are interested in engineering

Life Sciences Advising Information
List of life sciences courses that are appropriate for first year students

Health Professions Advising Information
Important information for students who are interested in pre-med or other health professions

Math Advising Information
Guidelines to determine which math course is appropriate for a particular first year student

Courses Appropriate or First Year Students
List of courses that are appropriate for first year students

Physics Advising Information
Flow chart with pathways to first year physics at Wesleyan

Writing Advising Resources:

Writing at Wesleyan
Information about writing resources for students on campus

Global Studies Advising Resources:

Advising for a Global Education
Information about the benefits of, and options and planning for, a global education

Office of Study Abroad

Graduate Programs Resources:

BA/MA Program
Information about the BA/MA programs in natural sciences, mathematics, and psychology

Dual Degree Programs
Information about dual degree programs with Columbia, Dartmouth, and California Institute of Technology

Additional Resources for Students:

Class Deans
Contact information and class year for the four class deans

Peer Advising Program
Peer advisors are available for one-on-one appointments, and maintain an active advising blog

Student Academic Resources (SAR)
SAR coordinates various programs for support and enrichment

Wesleyan Career Center
The Career Center offers resources to help plan now for life after graduation

Online videos and FAQs about each field of study intended for incoming students