Frequently Asked Questions

Why do I need an advisor?

Prior to registering for classes, students must meet with their academic advisor to ensure that they're taking courses that fulfill their requirements. If you wish to register online, you must receive a registration PIN from your advisor.   Advisors are here to help you get the most out of your time at WCSU, and can be a great resource for you in many ways.

Besides assisting you with course registration and planning, academic advisors are able to help when you have questions about academic policies and procedures, concerns about coursework, looking for tutoring or other campus services, and feedback about careers related to your major.

Do I have to do anything before I see my advisor? Is there anything I should bring with me?

This depends on you and your advisor.  Some advisors expect you to arrive with your updated program sheet and proposed schedule already in hand, whereas others are less strict and may not require much preparation at all.  It is important to discuss your advisor’s expectations when you meet for the first time.

What is a "program sheet"? How do I get one?

All matriculated students should have a program sheet, which outlines courses you must take to fulfill your academic requirements. As you take courses at the university, you and your advisor will work with the program sheet to indicate your progress and determine which requirements you still need to fulfill. Think of your program sheet as a “roadmap” towards your academic goals.

Students should have received a program sheet from the Admissions Office if they transferred credits to WestConn from another school.  This program sheet will indicate courses that will be taken at WestConn and those already completed.

If you are new to WestConn, you can download it from the WCSU website [URL for undergraduate program sheets], ask your advisor for one, or request one from your department’s office staff.

How can I do a degree audit through Banner?

Please go to http://www.wcsu.edu/aac/capp.asp for step-by-step instructions.

 

 

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