Academic Advising Manual

Table of Contents

Section One: Introduction to Academic Advising

  • Academic Advising at Clemson University
  • Purpose and Mission of Academic Advising
  • Advisor Responsibilities
  • Student Responsibilities
  • Frequently Asked Questions from New Advisors
  • Faculty/Staff Guide for Assisting Disruptive/Distressed/Aggressive Students 
  • Technology in Academic Advising
  • iROAR
  • iROAR Report Generator CU Navigate
  • Degree Works
  • iROAR Student Profile
  • Professional Organizations in Academic Advising
  • The Global Community for Academic Advising (NACADA)
  • Association for Orientation, Transition, and Retention in Higher Education (NODA) College Student Educators International (ACPA)
  • National Resource Center for the First Year Experience and Students in Transition Southern Association for College Student Affairs (SACSA)
  • Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA)

Section Two: Scholarship in Academic Advising

  • What is academic advising? An application of analytic induction.
  • Resolving ethical dilemmas in academic advising through core values and aspirational principles
  • Student needs have changed.
  • Advising must change, too.
  • What’s your story? A narrative approach to advising.
  • “That’s not what I said:” Communication gaps in advising
  • Best practices in advising non-traditional students.

Section Three: Freshman and Transfer Orientation

  • 2019 Freshman and Transfer Orientation Dates
  • 2019 Freshman Orientation Schedule
  • 2019 Transfer Orientation Schedule
  • Orientation Participant Database
  • College and Departmental Locations for Advising Meetings and Course Registration
  • College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities
  • College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences College of Business
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences College of Science
  • Honors College
  • Campus Partners Directory
  • Orientation Advising and Registration Process
  • Transfer Credit Evaluation and Policies
  • Credit by Examination Policies
  • Advanced Placement (AP) Program
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Program
  • Challenge Exams
  • College Board College-Level Exam Program (CLEP)

Section Four: Academic Enrollment Policies and Procedures

  • Academic Calendar
  • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
  • Legal Presence/SC Illegal Immigration Reform Act
  • Academic Eligibility 
  • Academic Eligibility Definitions (alert, probation, suspension, dismissal, renewal)
  • Academic Eligibility Standards
  • Academic Eligibility Evaluation
  • Outcomes
  • Withdrawal from Coursework
  • Withdrawal from University
  • Financial Aid, Satisfactory Academic Progress, and Scholarships
  • Academic Forgiveness
  • Change of Academic Program (Major, Minor, Curriculum Year, etc.)
  • General Guidelines for Change of Academic Program
  • Departmental Change of Academic Program Requirements
  • Registration Process for Continuing Students
  • Registration Coordinators
  • Substitutions for Course or Requirement

Section Five: General Education

  • 2019-2020 General Education Requirements
  • General Education Course List
  • General Education Course Table AAH/SS/CCA/STS
  • Policy for Satisfying CCA Requirement Through an International Experience

Section 6: Course Specific Information

  • Aerospace Studies (Air Force ROTC)
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • CU 1000
  • English
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Military Leadership (Army ROTC)
  • Modern Languages
  • Music Courses and Tiger Band

Section 7: Advising and Student Services Directory

  • Overview of Academic Advising Structure at Clemson
  • College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences
  • College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities
  • College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences
  • College of Business
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences
  • College of Science
  • Student Services Directory for Academic Affairs and Student Affairs
  • Clemson Abroad

Section 8: Student Specific Populations

  • Calhoun Honors College
  • Cohort Program Descriptions
  • Connections
  • Early Success Program
  • General Engineering Learning Community
  • Renaissance MAN
  • RISE
  • Tiger Town Summer Bound
  • Former Students Returning
  • Health Professions Advising
  • International Student Policies and Services
  • Veteran and Military-Connected Students
  • Student Accessibility Services