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)
Complete prerequisites for upper level courses
Explore minors and certificates that would complement your goals
Network with faculty in your major area to learn about opportunities, like research, that are specific to your department
For Your Career
Continue working through the Career Development Checklist
Update your information in TritonCareers
Create a resume and upload it into TritonCareers
Attend Career Fairs
Explore Graduate School or Professional degrees, such as Law, Medicine, or Optometry, so your academic plan can include prerequisites for these programs
For Undeclared Majors
Complete FOCUS and other career assessment programs
When you are ready, declare your major
For International Students
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
Reviewed and Updated 7/2016