Advising Outcomes

Academic Advising Outcomes

By 15 credits a student should:

  • Obtain his/her student ID card and know his/her student ID number
  • Use the schedule of classes and catalog to plan course selection
  • Take First Year Experience Seminar FYS-1010/FYS-1010T or Student Success course STU-1010
  • Locate and use campus support services
  • Manage time: balance school, family, work, and other responsibilities
  • Understand college responsibilities, regulations and procedures found in the CSM Student Policy Guide/Code of Conduct

By 30 credits a student should:

  • Identify intended program of study (major)
  • Know how to access transfer services
  • Know where to obtain career-related information

By 45 credits a student should:

  • Know requirements for graduation
  • Be taking steps toward fulfilling transition plan (transfer or employment)
  • Conduct a degree audit with an academic advisor

By 60 credits a student should:

  • Have completed, or be close to completing, course requirements for graduation
  • Apply for graduation
  • Transition smoothly into identified goals (transfer or employment)

Note about credit registration:

Before registering for the 18th and 36th credit, students must meet with an academic advisor for a program review.  If the message “Time for your program review” appear at the time of registration, contact an advising office.  Until that review takes place, students may be prohibited from any online registration activities.  All other online services will still be accessible.  Student are encouraged to plan early and take care of the credit holds before they embark on the registration process.