Through the advising experience at UMSL, you will have the opportunity to: 

  • Examine and develop an understanding of your personal interests and skills.
  • Make informed decisions that will lead to enrolling in courses and programs that match your interests, skills and goals.
  • Formulate a plan for achieving identified academic goals, including a degree completion plan.
  • Select appropriate coursework for your degree program.
  • Seek assistance with questions and challenges while progressing through your academic program.
  • Explore discipline-appropriate activities that build academic potential, strengthen transferable skills, increase personal communication, and develop leadership abilities.
  • Graduate in a timely manner.