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Role of Professional & Faculty Advisors

Role of Faculty Advisor:

  • Assist students with selection of professional/major courses
  • Assist students in adjusting their GPS plan as necessary
  • Provide career guidance and mentoring for students
  • Collaborate with Professional Advisor Liaison


Role of Specialized Professional Academic Advisor:

  • Assist students with the selection of Kent Core, pre-professional coursework and coursework primarily in the first two years
  • Work with students on creating, updating, and maintaining their GPS plan
  • Review academic policies and procedures with students
  • Provide students with relevant resources and referrals
  • Collaborate with Program Coordinators and Faculty Advisors


Shared Role of Faculty and Professional Advisor:

  • Assist students in the development of skills and abilities
  • Provide a supportive environment to assist students in achieving their academic goals
  • Maintain advising records for students