Advising Support from UMAC
A reference list of free campus support information. The § symbol
indicates materials which may be accessed through the Center Download on the Internet.
...from the Center (Washington
Hall 3rd floor, 706-731-7979)
- ACES FIRST TERM SURVIVAL
GUIDE § - Helps a new student through the first term at ASU with
support at key points. To reserve a copy, call the Center
- ADVISING ROLES § -
Describes the roles of advisors and students in the advising relationship.
- HOW DO I REGISTER? § -
Outlines the general registration process.
- MAJOR DECISIONS 101 § -
Guides an undecided student through the process of selecting a major.
(Guidebook is designed for "undeclared" majors and available
from their the Center Advisors.)
- OARS MID-TERM HELP §-
Offers information relevant to midterm and priority registration.
- POST-BAC, POST-GRAD, &
AUDIT STUDENTS Q&A § - Answers questions common to post-bac,
post-graduate and audit students at ASU.
- the Center FACTS -
Gives term the Center information such as office hours, upcoming
advising dates and reminders.
- STUDENT SERVICES INFO §
- Lists the hours for Student Service offices with contact names and
- TRANSFER STUDENTS QUESTIONS
AND ANSWERS § - Answers questions common to students who have
transferred to ASU from other institutions.
- TRANSIENT STUDENTS QUESTIONS
AND ANSWERS § - Answers questions common to transient students at
- UNDECIDED STUDENTS QUESTIONS
AND ANSWERS § - Answers questions common to undecided undergraduates
- WHAT'S A SEMESTER CONVERSION
§ - Answers common student questions about semesters.
- WHAT'S ACADEMIC STANDING?
§ - Describes the various GPA's and how they are calculated. Also
defines classification and academic standings.
- WHAT ARE CPC'S? § -
Defines the College Preparatory Curriculum and explains how CPC
deficiencies are satisfied.
- WHAT'S SEMESTER CORE? §
- Reviews the Augusta State University Semester Core Curriculum with an
outline of Areas A-E and graduation requirements.
- WHAT'S WHAT? § - Defines
common terms and abbreviations used at ASU.
- WHERE'S MY MAJOR? § -
Lists the undergraduate programs advised by each advising department.
- WHERE'S WHAT? § -
Provides a simplified campus map noting locations and phone numbers of
academic departments and service areas.
...from Other Sources
- Augusta State
University HOURS -
Lists service hours for campus offices and facilities. Available from
Student Activities Office (Washington Hall 2nd Floor, 706-737-1609).
- CAREER QUARTERLY - Offers
career development news and Career
Available from the Career
- CATALOG - Provides primary
academic information. Available annually from Admissions (Benet House,
706-737-1632). (Supplies limited.)
- CAT TRAX - Offers campus
organization news; special annual edition lists clubs. Available from
- COPING WITH COLLEGE - A guide
to student wellness. Available from the Counseling & Testing Center
(Bellevue Hall, 706-737-1471).
- JAGUAR STUDENT HANDBOOK -
Provides primary student information with academic planning calendar.
Available annually from Student Activities.
- LEARNING SUPPORT RULES AND
REGULATIONS - Details the guidelines for the Learning Support program.
Available from Learning Support Department (Hardy Hall 2nd floor,
- STUDENT ACTIVITIES CALENDAR -
Notes ASU dates and activities for current quarter. Available from Student
- STUDENT FINANCIAL AID -
Provides information on federal aid programs. Published each academic year
by the US Department of Education. Available from the Financial Aid
Office(Payne Hall 2nd floor, 706-737-1431).
- HERE'S WHERE THE MONEY GOES -
Describes campus services and programs funded with Student Services fees.
Available from Student Activities.
University offers a wide
array of on-going free support programs to help students make a successful
transition to our campus.
...from the Center
- SOS DAY - OARS Staff members
host this activity and information fair on the first day of classes each
Fall and Spring semester at Washington Hall, answering "first
day" questions and introducing new students to representatives of
ASU's many student organizations and services.
- OARS BADGE DAYS - During the
first week of classes, shortly before midterm, and during priority
registration, OARS Staff members can be found around campus wearing their
bright green namebadges. They are available to provide information on
campus locations, tutors, midterm, class withdrawals, priority
registration, computer access, typewriter loan service, cocurricular
programs, and much more.
- MAJOR SPOTLIGHTS - A special
series of video-taped seminars providing faculty and student perspectives
of the majors offered by each academic department. Available for viewing
in the the Center Center during regular office hours.
- ACES Program - Created
especially for new students entering Fall semester, this program addresses
questions common to Augusta State University Entering Students through
interaction with ASU students, faculty and staff. New student participants
receive the ACES First Term Survival Guide. Space is limited, so call the
Center (706-731-7979) to reserve seats for you and your supporters.
...from Counseling and Testing (Bellevue
- STUDY AND TEST TAKING SKILLS
- A seminar to enhance academic performance through learning new study and
- STRESS AND TIME MANAGEMENT -
A seminar discussing self-management skills for students to reduce stress
and gain more control in their life.
- CHOOSING A CAREER - Students
explore the career possibilities for the future and discover how their
personalities can affect their choice. (The center also offers a career
library for reference use.)
- INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING -
Provides students with an opportunity to discuss personal, academic, and
career concerns with a professional counselor. (Students may also take
advantage of interactive computer programs such as DISCOVER and CASSI or a
range of individual assessment tests.)
... from Reese Library (706-737-1748)
- REESE LIBRARY ORIENTATION TOURS - Offered at
the beginning of each term to familiarize students with the Library.
- INTRO TO LIBRARY COMPUTER
RESEARCH RESOURCES - A mini-workshop explaining the use of Library CD-ROMS
and the Internet.
for flyers and displays on
current programs and information.
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