• To provide students with academic advice designed to help them meet their individual interests and needs while completing the requirements of the curriculum, and in so doing, to make the most of their years at college.
  • To ensure that students are educated not only for the present but also for the future by helping students receive the education best suited to them individually thereby preparing them for the future worlds of work and of leisure and to help them develop as educated, sensitive, sensible, and responsible citizens.
  • To give students a resource upon which they can draw advice, information, and accurate referrals on policies, procedures, regulations, and requirements.
  • To encourage students to establish a positive relationship with a senior professional with whom they can talk, explore ideas, and plan for the future.
  • To illustrate to students that the college does care about, and is sensitive to the needs of every individual student as a person.
  • To inform students about campus resources, and empower students to use them.
  • To promote student involvement in on-campus, co-curricular experiences that will help develop interpersonal and leadership abilities.
  • To promote student involvement in off-campus, experiential-learning opportunities to help explore and clarify career options.