Welcome to The Advising Center!
The Advising Center at UConn Stamford exists to support all undergraduate students by providing the necessary guidance for students to make intentional and informed educational decisions during their time at UConn. The Advising Center supports students of all majors, including those in ACES-the Academic Center for Exploratory Students. The Advising Center assists hundreds of students each semester in major exploration and selection, identifying academic goals, making schedule plans, supervising scholastic probation cases, connecting students with academic and personal resources, and supporting students during their personal and professional journey.

Please take a moment to read our Mission Statement and Advising Philosophy.

Our regularly scheduled virtual Orientation Drop-In hours for first-year students will NOT be held this upcoming Wednesday due to a First-Year Orientation session being held that same day!

For continuing students, feel free to make an appointment with an advisor through Nexus.
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We’re excited to announce our new summer orientation drop-in hours! Our two SPAR Academic Advisors will be hosting two sessions every week throughout the summer for incoming students (e.g. first-year, transfer, and international students who attend orientation). 📚🐾

Note: We will not be hosting drop-in hours on June 19th in observance of Juneteenth!
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Two orientations down… many more fun ones to come!! We can’t wait to meet the rest of our future Huskies! 🌷🐾

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The Advising Center is looking for Peer Advisors for the 2024-2025 academic year! This is a great opportunity to get involved on campus and build connections and leadership skills.

Visit our posting on JobX to learn more about this opportunity!

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Have you registered for Fall 2024 classes?

If not, make sure you do so this week! Registration will close on May 17th to all current students, and it will not reopen until July 23rd.

The only way to guarantee your seat in a course is by registering - so finalize your schedule now so that you can relax and enjoy your summer break!

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This Friday, April 26th, is the last day of Spring 2024 courses. Finals Week will be held on Monday, April 29th - Saturday, May 4th.

As we quickly approach the end of the semester, I invite you to take a moment to reflect. Use this checklist to make sure you are ready to tackle finals, and then enjoy your summer break!

Have you enrolled in Fall 2024 classes yet? If not, you want to do this ASAP. Enrollment will close to current students on May 17th, and will not re-open until mid/late July. If you are not enrolled by May 17th, you will need to wait until July to choose courses.

Have you checked your final exam schedule on Student Admin? If not, it is critical that you do this NOW! Finals are not necessarily held on the same day and time that the class was held.

Have you been studying for exams yet? Waiting until the last minute and cramming is not effective. I challenge you to dedicate a small chunk of time each day to study - that way, you are giving yourself enough time to cover all of the material without becoming overwhelmed.

Good luck on Finals.. YOU GOT THIS!

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The Advising Center has resumed drop-in hours! Have general questions or need help with registration? Drop by during one of our drop-in windows and an advisor can assist.

*Please note that Tuesdays and Fridays are BY APPOINTMENT ONLY!

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Do you know when your enrollment appointment is?

Each student is assigned a day and time where they can begin registering for courses for the following term. This is called your enrollment appointment.

Why is it important to know your enrollment appointment ahead of time? Classes fill up QUICKLY! The only way to guarantee your spot in a class is by enrolling in it - so knowing your enrollment appointment in advance can help you plan accordingly.

PRO TIP! Plan out the courses you’d like to take, and put them in your Student Admin shopping cart prior to your enrollment appointment. Then, set a reminder alert for your enrollment appointment so that you are ready to enroll right away.

Happy Registration everyone!

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Looking for ways to get involved this summer? Apply to be a New Student Orientation Leader!

This role will assist with all orientation events, including academic advising support, leading groups, facilitating opportunities for students to adjust to college life, and various other leadership and administrative tasks.

This position is an outstanding opportunity for any student interested in gaining leadership skills and enhancing their marketability for future positions while giving back to the University.

To apply, visit https://studentjobs.uconn.edu/ and search for “Class III - Student Orientation Specialist - 355”

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Graphic includes an advertisement for a job posting, titled: “Join Our Team - We Are Hiring Summer 2024 Orientation Leaders.” Below are two text boxes placed side by side. The left-hand text box states, “Qualifications: Full-time undergraduate student enrolled for Fall 2024; Must be in good academic standing with a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA; Must be available for all orientation and training dates.” Right-hand text box states, “To Apply: Visit https://studentjobs.uconn.edu/; Search for “Class III - Student Orientation Specialist - 355”; Submit by the deadline to apply: March 28th, 2024.” Below is an “APPLY NOW” sticker, followed by a text box that states, “For questions/inquiries, please contact abby.manente@uconn.edu.” The left-hand corner of the graphic has a sticker of the sun, and the bottom of the page towards the middle contains a sticker of a team working together.
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Registration for the Fall 2024 semester opens up on March 18th. Make sure that you are preparing in advance! Follow this to-do list to help guide you with your registration:

—Check Student Admin for holds: Many holds will prevent you from enrolling in classes, so it is important to resolve them as soon as possible.

—View your Advisement Report: You can access this by logging into Student Admin, clicking “Academic Progress and Advising,” and then selecting “Advisement Reports.” This report will show you which of your general education requirements have been fulfilled and which ones are still outstanding.

—Research courses you are interested in taking: Take a look at which courses are being offered for the Fall 2024 semester, and find some options that you are interested in taking.

—Look up your enrollment appointment: Your enrollment appointment is the day and time assigned to you that you can officially register for classes. To find this, log into Student Admin, click “Manage Classes,” and then choose “Enrollment Appointment.”

—Connect with your advisor: If you have an advising hold, or you need assistance with the registration process, make sure that you connect with your academic advisor for support!

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Looking for ways to get involved this summer? Apply to be a New Student Orientation Leader!

This role will assist with all orientation events, including academic advising support, leading groups, facilitating opportunities for students to adjust to college life, and various other leadership and administrative tasks.

This position is an outstanding opportunity for any student interested in gaining leadership skills and enhancing their marketability for future positions while giving back to the University.

To apply, visit https://studentjobs.uconn.edu/ and search for “Class III - Student Orientation Specialist - 355”

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Graphic includes bold title stating “We are hiring Summer 2024 Orientation Leaders,” with a graphic of a large megaphone below it. Text in graphic states, “Orientation Leaders play a pivotal role in helping to welcome hundreds of new students to the UConn Stamford community.
Qualifications: Full-time, UNDERGRADUATE student enrolled for Fall 2024
Must be in good academic standing with a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA
Must be available for all orientation and training dates
To apply, visit https://studentjobs.uconn.edu/ and search for “Class III - Student Orientation Specialist - 355”
Deadline to apply: March 28th, 2024
For more information/questions, contact abby.manente@uconn.edu”
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Now that midterm grades are actively coming out, it is important to keep an eye out for any midterm warnings.

If your midterm grade for a course is a “C” or lower, you will be issued a midterm warning. This is to give you a heads up on how you are progressing in your course. Midterm warnings are valuable feedback, but we also understand that they can feel overwhelming. If you receive a midterm warning, you should:

- Talk to your Advisor: Your advisor can help you make informed academic decisions, as well as connecting you to other relevant campus resources

- Talk to your Instructor: See if there are any opportunities for extra credit, or other ways to bump up your grade

- Use resources like the Tutoring Center, Mental Health Resource Center, and Academic Achievement Center

- Consider placing the course on Pass/Fail or Withdrawing from the course: If you are concerned about your GPA being impacted by the final grade, these options are available. It will be important to talk with your advisor first if you are considering any of these options to ensure you meet any deadlines

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The mid-semester grading period occurs every semester during the 6th - 8th weeks of the semester. This semester, it begins on Friday, February 23rd and will run through Friday, March 8th.

Make sure that you are consistently checking your UConn email during this time to see if you have any midterm feedback. It is also a good idea to use this time to connect with your instructors, and reflect on how the semester has gone for you so far.

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“1. Connect with instructors: Ask for feedback! What is your current grade in the class?
2. Reflect: What is going well for your this semester? What areas are you struggling in?
3. Check for Grades: Make sure you are consistently checking to see if any midterm grades are inputted!”
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Week 5 of the semester is here already! How are you feeling so far? Let’s check in and reflect!

The semester will continue to move quickly. It is important to stay on top of your classes, manage your time effectively, take care of yourself, and utilize all of the resources that are available to you.

Need help with academics? Visit our Tutoring Center, which is located in the back right corner on the first floor of the Library. Tutoring services include Writing, Chemistry, Physics, Math, Statistics, Psychology, Computer Science & Engineering, Accounting, Finance, American Sign Language, and Biology courses: https://academicadvising.stamford.uconn.edu/tutoring-center/

Do you struggle finding strategies for time management, note taking, and exam preparation? The Academic Achievement Center’s (AAC) online “Student Resources” page has tons of helpful tips and tricks to help you build these skills: https://achieve.uconn.edu/resources/

Struggling with mental/emotional health and well-being? Visit the Mental Health Resource Center (MHRC) to connect with a Clinical Case Manager for support: https://studenthealth.uconn.edu/regional-campuses/

It is never too late to ask for help - so make sure to utilize all of your resources while they are available to you!

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‼️TOMORROW ‼️ Make the connection between major and career at “Find Your Future Fest!” Join us for an exciting event to explore majors and careers with games, prizes, and snacks. Visit the Career Center to learn about career development programs and services. Browse the Majors Fair to discover the various academic and career pathways available at UConn Stamford. Chat with faculty, advisors, current students, alumni, and employers to gain more info to help with your major and career decision making. Hosted by the Center for Career Development & the Advising Center.

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Happy 2nd Week of Classes! As a reminder, the add/drop period will be coming to a close on Monday, January 29th. Once add/drop closes, you will no longer be able to freely make changes to your schedule. Please make sure to finalize all schedule changes no later than 1/29!

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The Spring 2024 semester is here! Welcome Back!

Here are some important updates to start off the semester:
-The Add/Drop Period runs from JANUARY 16th - JANUARY 29th.
-The Advising Center will be holding drop ins Monday-Friday during Add/Drop
-If you intend to campus change to Storrs for Fall 2024, you will need to follow the campus change process this semester. More information coming soon!
-Applying into Business, Allied Health, or NEAG?
—School of Business Application opens on Tuesday, January 16th and closes on January 29th: https://undergrad.business.uconn.edu/prospective/current-students/
—NEAG School of Education application deadline is January 20th: https://teachered.education.uconn.edu/ibm-future-students-how-to-apply/
—Allied Health Application opens on Tuesday, January 16th and closes on January 29th: https://alliedhealth.uconn.edu/apply/ahs-major-admissions/

Have a great first week!

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