Academic Advising
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Welcome to Academic Advising!  All good academic advising practice has several aspects: Relational (R), Conceptual (C), Informational (I), Technological (T), and Personal (P). Use the guide below to improve your information and skills gradually. 

Unit 1. 
Professional Academic Advising (C)

Professional Practice in Academic Advising  

Academic Advising Theory
Overview  (C)

Academic Advising Standards and Values (C)

CAS Standards  

Core Values for Academic Advising 

Using Theory and Standards in Everyday Practice (C)

Models for Advising  

Unit 2. The Art and Science of Faculty Advising  (C)

Doing Research in Academic Advising  

Unit 3. Advising Students with Disabilities  (C)

Advising Students with Disabilities at The University of Memphis

Additional Information concerning Students with Disabilities  

Unit 4. Providing Excellent Information (I)

Advisor Authorizations  

Advisors can communicate with confidence concerning the use of transfer courses for General Education using this guide.

Using UMdegree (degree audit)  (T)

Get started with this valuable tool for advisors

Unit 5. Unit 5. Advising about Academic Requirements (I)

General Education  

Our core curriculum for undergraduate students including options for each category


Guidelines to consider when advising in a major

College and Degree Requirements 

Requirements differ by college/degree

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