Walk-in Wednesdays and Workshops

Web Wednesday - Open Advising!

  • Speak with an academic advisor
  • Get answers to advising questions
  • Access resources
  • Research potential majors

Whether you are thinking of changing your major or have questions about how to register, we are here to help!
Academic Advisors are available for brief (10-15 minute) advising questions on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

  • Connect with us via our Advisement WebEx room, phone (607-753-4726) or chat
  • In person meetings are available by appointment.
DateSpecial Topic
Sept. 2 Drop/Add
Sept. 9 Semester Planning - understanding your course syllabus, know how and when your courses will be meeting
Sept. 16 Transfer credit review - are all your transcripts in?
Sept. 23

Change of Major
GPA Repair Kit

Sept. 30

Change of Major
Consider adding a minor

Oct. 7 Setting up your Starfish profile and accessing resources
Oct. 14 Reach out to your instructors, respond to feedback from the progress survey, ask for help
Oct. 21

Understanding Degree Requirements
Course Withdrawal Decisions
National Transfer Student Week

Oct. 28 Prepare for your appointment with your academic advisor
Learn how to use Schedule Builder to create your ideal schedule
Nov. 4 Advisement and Registration Questions
Non-Traditional Student Week
Nov. 11 Advisement and Registration Questions
Course Withdrawal decisions
Nov. 18 Options for winter credit
Permission to Transfer Credit
Dec. 4 Prepare for the future. Confused and questioning your academic future at SUNY Cortland? Talk with an Academic Advisor 
Finish Strong and Stay Connected

Faculty Advising Workshops

Tuesday, September 22
Advising Nuts and Bolts
11 a.m. - Noon
WebEx
Learn SUNY Cortland’s philosophy on academic advising and advisor/advisee expectations. Get the tools you need to understand the advising process and your role in assisting students achieve academic success.  This workshop will provide an overview of advising resources, including myRedDragon and Degree Works, and we will discuss the transfer credit process.

Wednesday, September 30
Advising Nuts and Bolts
1 – 2 p.m.
WebEx - Join the Meeting
Learn SUNY Cortland’s philosophy on academic advising and advisor/advisee expectations. Get the tools you need to understand the advising process and your role in assisting students achieve academic success.  This workshop will provide an overview of advising resources, including myRedDragon and Degree Works, and we will discuss the transfer credit process.

 

Friday, October 16
Remote Advising Best Practices
Noon – 1 p.m.
WebEx - Join the Meeting
Meeting with students one-on-one is critical to successful advising. Learn about the resources available to assist you in engaging students virtually.

Regardless of your location, you can make connections, meet advising goals and assist students in planning for future semesters. Join us as we share best practices and hear examples of successful remote advising.

 

Thursday, October 22
Advising Refresher
1 – 2 p.m.
WebEx - Join the Meeting
Whether you’ve been advising for 1 year or 10 years, a refresher is always helpful. Join us in reviewing advising best practices, commonly asked questions and the tools available to assist you.

Ask an Advisor
Advisement and Transition is also available to meet with individual advisors or departments to learn more about advising or answer specific questions. Call Advisement and Transition at ext. 4726 to set up an individual appointment, or invite us to your department meeting, to get your questions answered and become more familiar with advisement tools and resources.