ACADEMIC ADVISING CHECKLIST

  • AUGUST - SEPTEMBER

    • New Student: Attend College 101, make an appointment to visit your academic advisor
    • Explore Canvas and review the Student Services 101 Course
    • Returning student: Make contact with your academic advisor
    • If this is your last semester, talk to your academic advisor about applying for graduation, and your career or transfer plans

  • OCTOBER

    • Make an appointment with your academic advisor to review your Academic Evaluation and your plan for the next semester
    • Discuss midterm grades with your academic advisor

  • JANUARY - FEBRUARY

    • Make an appointment to visit with your academic advisor to discuss degree progress and any other questions 
    • If this is your last semester, talk to your academic advisor about applying for graduation and your career or transfer plans

    • Complete taxes and update the FAFSA for the upcoming academic year

    • Complete the Iowa Lakes Scholarship Application (and any other outside scholarship applications)

  • MARCH

    • Make an appointment with your academic advisor to review your Academic Evaluation, and register for the next semester

    • Discuss midterm grades

  • April - May

    • Meet with your advisor to review summer and/or fall registrations (make changes as needed)

    • If this is your last semester, talk to your academic advisor about applying for graduation and your career or transfer plans