Lawrence Technological University is committed to the excellence of academic advising and recognizing that it is a crucial component of the student centered educational experience.
Through academic advising, we empower students to develop and implement sound educational plans that are consistent with their personal values, goals, and career plans. Our purpose is to guide students to become self-directed learners and decision makers.
Preparing for your Advising Appointment
Advising assignments for Spring 2021 will be distributed by OCTOBER 5, 2020. All students must be cleared by their advisor by NOVEMBER 4, 2020.
Finding your Advisor
Your academic advisor information can be found in the Student Success Profile (SSP) through your Banner Web account .
**You must use your LTU email login to view the instructions.
Advising HOLDS will be placed on all undergraduate students, and also graduate students in Engineering, and Math & Computer Science on October 5. Please make sure your advisor removes your hold at the time of your advising appointment.
Each semester all undergraduate student are required to meet with their assigned academic advisor prior to registration. To help this process run smoothly, it is imperative for you to arrive prepared. The UAC has put together a checklist to assist you through this process. Please make sure to always print and bring a copy of your DegreeWorks audit to your meetings. Information on how to access this can be found under the DegreeWorks tab. If you have any questions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or follow us on Facebook.
LTU Advising - Appointment Checklist
LTU Advising- Planning by Year
Goals of the University Advising Center
GOAL I – To help students better understand themselves
Academic advising should help students both understand and accept themselves. With the help of an academic advisor, students should come to a better understanding of their values, goals, abilities, interests and limitations.
GOAL 2 – To help students clarify life, educational, courses, and career goals
Academic advising should help students define and develop realistic goals, while developing individual plans to meet those goals. Advisors should assist students in choosing courses appropriate to the students' program requirements, ability level, and individual needs.
GOAL 3 – To help interpret institutional requirements
Academic advising should not only provide students with accurate information about the university's policies, procedures and requirements, but also make sure that students understand the academic regulations that apply to them.
GOAL 4 – To help students be aware of available educational resources
Academic advising should assist students in becoming aware of and learning to utilize the academic resources on campus which can help them achieve their goals. To make sure that students are familiar with and make effective use of campus resources, academic advisors should identify special needs and match students to available resources. Academic advisors should provide information, when requested, about their advisees to assist in campus decision-making and continuous improvement of its academic programs and services.
GOAL 5 – To help students evaluate their progress toward established goals
Academic advising should encourage and facilitate student decision making skills, while assisting students in constant evaluation and reevaluation of progress towards goals and educational plans.