What is academic advising?

Academic advising at Puget Sound is a dialogue between faculty advisors and students in which advisors, with a thorough knowledge of the institution and its goals, help students discover and refine their academic aspirations, select, plan, and complete academic programs and explore graduate, professional, and career options for their lives after college.

If you are interested in further information on good advising practice, you may want to visit The National Academic Advising Association Web site.