Academic advising employs a student-centered approach to serve our diverse population by supporting and empowering lifelong learning.
The Academic Advising Center is available to help students create a coursework plan that allows them to succeed at Morton College.
Every new degree or certificate-seeking student should meet with an Academic Advisor frequently to ensure that they have current academic information and are making progress toward their educational goals.
Morton College offers a comprehensive program of advising services. Staff members are eager to assist students with:
Academic Advisors offer the following services:
Because academic advising has much in common with teaching, advisors can adapt many of the same tools they use in the teaching environment to their work with advisees. One such tool is our MC Advising Syllabus.
Typically, a course syllabus lays out an instructor’s philosophy and goals for the course, along with the expectations for both the instructor and the students, and some important policies and dates.
In the same way, the MC Advising Syllabus can describe the nature and purpose of the advising relationship, establish expectations for the Academic Advisor and student, and outline important policies and dates. Our Advising Syllabus can help provide structure for your advising sessions and it establishes from the beginning the nature of the relationship.
For more information on the Student-Advisor partnership and how to get the most out of advising sessions, download the MC Advising Syllabus (PDF).