Elon University Academic SupportAcademic Support

Advisee Responsibilities

Academic advising is a partnership between students and advisors with students being ultimately responsible for timely degree completion. Within this partnership, advisees are expected to:

  • Read and understand the academic policies and procedures contained in official Elon University publications and on its official website
  • Consult with their advisors when policies and procedures are unclear
  • Consult with their advisors during registration periods for course scheduling and any program modification
  • Inform their advisor of any academic difficulties, program or career changes
  • Schedule advisor appointments in advance of preregistration and maintain scheduled appointments with their advisors
  • Prepare for advisement sessions with any supporting documentation or materials which could assist the advisor
  • Provide advisors with feedback and follow through on advisor recommendations as needed.