Academic Advising

Academic advising at Norwich University enables students to become independent in their efforts to maximize academic and personal success. The purpose of academic advising is to foster student-centered partnerships with advisors to manage and develop sound and satisfying educational plans, encourage and support personal growth, and explore career and life-long opportunities.

Advisee responsibilities include

  • formulating an academic plan

  • developing class schedules each semester

  • communicating health and personal issues that may affect academic performance

  • responding to advisor requests

  • reviewing their degree evaluation

  • understanding degree requirements


Advisor responsibilities include

  • facilitating academic transition to Norwich

  • formulating an academic plan that meets graduation requirements

  • reviewing class schedules each semester

  • offering guidance regarding academic progress

  • assisting with any necessary petitions and forms

  • referring students to appropriate university services


Open and candid communication between both members of the advising team will enhance the student’s opportunity for academic success.