The documents listed below contain useful guidelines for your work as an advisor. You will find additional information under the Advising Resources for Students  link that you may want to bring to the attention of your advisees.

Things to Know: Developmental Advising

First-Year Advising

Advising Year by Year (chart/checklist)

New Advisor Handbook

Additional Reading:

Mindful Advising Article

Applying Theory to Advising  (generally speaking we use developmental advising here at Cornell. If you have a student who is struggling academically you might want to switch to intrusive advising; you will often see intrusive advising used by the Coordinator of Academic Support and Advising while working with students on learning contracts). 

Advising Struggling Students

Advising Students with Disabilities

Advising First-Generation Students