NSO Group Advising - Scheduling Basics

  • You will meet with your new advisees as a group and discuss:

    • The meaning of the liberal arts at Cornell, including our mission and our educational priorities and outcomes

    • Introduce our Ingenuity Core Curriculum to students
    • College expectations: the differences between high school and college, including differences in study habits and the level of academic work

    • Academic survival skills and support services

    • The importance of connecting with professors (through discussions in class, office hours, etc.)

  • Explain the job of the academic advisor and the student’s responsibilities.

    • Provide advice on how to prepare for individual advising meetings and for scheduling terms 2-4.

    • Provide information on important registration policies such as adding/dropping courses (online and via paper), 15th day drop policy, health withdrawal policy, etc.