Why Do I Need Advising?
Who Is My Advisor?
Contact UMSL Advising
What Should I Do to Get the Most Out of My Meeting?
When Do I Meet With My Advisor?
Year to Year Checklists
2016-2017 Drop Policy
Appears in Left Nav and Breadcrumb
For Your UMSL Experience
Continue meeting with your advisor at least once per semester
Check your UMSL email account daily
Keep tabs on your degree progress (MyDegree)
Make sure all core and general education requirements are completed
Make your 90 hour appointment to finalize your path to graduation
Meet with faculty in your major to discuss research or independent study options
Explore internship opportunities
Apply to graduate if you have determined your graduating semester.
For Your Career
Continue working through the Career Development Checklist
Make sure you have a resume uploaded to TritonCareers and update your profile
Attend Employer and Career Events
Attend Career Fairs
Research jobs in your field and companies where you’d like to work
Meet with faculty to obtain letters of recommendation
For Post-degree Education
Start preparation for standardized tests (GRE, OAT, GMAT, LSAT, etc)
Check the admission process and deadlines for programs of interest
Get feedback from faculty on any papers or projects that may be used as an example of your work
If you change your major or program, contact ISS to update your I-20
Report any change of address within 10 days (through MyView)
Consult an international student advisor before accepting an internship or job off-campus
Maintain full time enrollment unless you have received prior approval from ISS
Attend an OPT workshop to learn about post-graduation work options (F-1 students only)
reviewed and updated 7/2016