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Academic Advisement

Academic Advisement Online Help and Support

Moving to online methods of learning and academic advisement can be difficult.

  • If you need to speak with an advisor, you can contact your Faculty advisor
  • For general advisement questions you can join the online chat here
  • This Google Meeting Room will be available to any student from 8:30am-4:00pm Monday-Friday
  • Please note that from here we may have you connect to us via Google Hangouts to ensure student confidentiality is upheld 

Academic Advisement: April 2020

Academic advisement will proceed as planned April 1 and 7, 2020. Your assigned advisor will be in contact with you prior to the advisement days to schedule your virtual advisement appointment.

Suggested meeting types include Google Hangouts, Google Chat, Google Calling (video or voice), Zoom, telephone or email. If you will have limited access to technology or have specific access concerns while you are away from campus, please share this information with your advisor as you are scheduling your appointment. 

You will need to prepare for your appointment the same way you would if you were meeting in person. Here are some things you can prepare and send to your advisor 24 hours in advance of your appointment: 

It is still expected that your primary academic advisor will release your advising registration hold. 

During your academic advisement appointment you will cover the same information you would as an in person:  

  • Review of current course progress and any course withdrawals you are considering. The withdrawal deadline is April 9, 2020 at 4 p.m. All emails must be received by this time. 
  • Review of academic plan for the upcoming year and for graduation
  • Discussion of summer plans (internships, jobs, other experiences). You will be registering for summer when you register for fall.
  • Review of upcoming course selection
  • Discussion of long-term goals and aspirations
  • Other related experiences you are considering exploring such as study abroad, internships, student leadership through clubs or organizations 

The Academic Advisement office will be open and staffed during advisement and registration. If you are experiencing any issues that you need assistance with in regards to academic advisement, please contact us at advise@snc.edu or directly at: 

Ann Hintz, Director of Academic Advisement, ann.hintz@snc.edu, 920-403-3234
Nicole Micolichek, Pre-Health Advisor, nicole.micolichek@snc.edu, 920-403-3177

 

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Link to Survey:  https://bit.ly/39rHR5N

Academic Advisement Policy

At St. Norbert College, advising is integral to each student’s academic success. Advisors serve as a campus resource for students, assisting them in meeting their academic and career goals. Your advisor is someone who can guide you in your decision-making, self-understanding and intellectual growth over your years at St. Norbert College.

The benefits of academic advising:

  • Help developing an academic plan to meet your graduation goals and timeline
  • An opportunity to ask questions about how best to complete your degree requirements
  • Information regarding steps after graduation (graduate/professional school, employment, and so on)
  • Get updates from your advisor about new college policies and procedures
  • A resource to ask for guidance and support if you need it


Students are required to meet with their academic advisor each semester prior to registration. Students are encouraged to confer with their advisor regularly about curriculum, career and other academic concerns. Advisors hold regular office hours each week during school terms for students to drop in or call. Contact your advisor about office hours or to set up an appointment. 

Here’s what you can expect of your advisor:

  • Help exploring and developing realistic academic goals
  • Answers to questions about academic policies and procedures, or directing you to the appropriate office where your questions can be answered
  • Someone who knows campus and community resources that can help you, such as where to find study skills assistance, tutoring, personal counseling and other educational opportunities
  • Resource for information on preparing for life after St. Norbert, be that employment or additional educational options
  • Information about graduation and degree requirements 

Student responsibilities for advisement:

  • Understand the requirements for your academic program
  • Familiarize yourself with academic policies outlined in the student handbook, college catalog and timetable
  • Provide your advisor with current information about your needs and interests
  • Make an advising appointment prior to your registration date each semester
  • Use campus resources for your intellectual and personal development
  • Accept responsibility for making good progress toward your degree and the decisions you make regarding degree progress
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