Academic advisor is someone in a professional position at an institution who may guide prospective and current students through the admission process, course registration and selection, program planning, degree completion, scholarships and more. Advisors help students find solutions to course or degree-specific requirements or they may connect students to specific services as needed.
Academic advisor refers to someone under the Registrar’s Office that provides students with information pertaining to their degree, courses and university regulations. Advisors help students navigate academic and personal concerns that may influence their academic performance. Advisors are available to meet with free of charge on campus.