The Advising Process



Before the Meeting

Make an appointment by calling or emailing the professor, or go to posted office hours

Identify requirements you have and have not completed

Have plan for finishing requirements and graduating

Create proposed schedule using Open/Close

Know your registration date

Contact advisees to schedule meetings

Be reasonably available  at key times

Be familiar with advisee coursework and progress

Know relevant curriculum and registration changes

Have access to Open/Close, WestConnduit, program sheets, PINS, etc.

During the Meeting


Discuss academic progress

Articulate short- and long-term goals

Provide reasons for course selections

Clarify questions or concerns

Solidify schedule and establish alternative courses (if needed)


Discuss academic progress

Conduct degree audit/check program sheet

Probe advisee’s short- and long-term goals

Offer appropriate guidance

Alert students to potential problems with plan for finishing requirements and graduating

After the Meeting


Notify advisor of registration problems or schedule changes

Keep updated program sheet and/or degree audit

Keep record of the meeting

Follow-up as needed

WCSU Weather Information

Current Conditions in Danbury

Current Conditions

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Pressure: 30 in.
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Emergency / Weather Alert Information

The Emergency / Weather Alert will be posted on the WCSU home page any time an emergency or bad weather causes a delay, cancellation or early closing of the university.

Weather Alert Example

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Greater Danbury 5-Day Forecast

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Slight chance for a morning shower, partly sunny and pleasant.
Partly sunny and pleasant.
Mostly cloudy, chance for some showers.
Chance for morning rain then some afternoon sunshine.
Mostly sunny and mild.
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