The Academic Advising Center promotes quality and effective academic advising by serving as a readily accessible resource on all aspects of academic advising for the Illinois Wesleyan University community.
develop a comprehensive and coordinated advising program that supports the distinct nature of academic advising at IWU in the context of a liberal arts educational experience;
promote the academic success and progress of students at IWU by providing appropriate developmental academic advising;
engage faculty in their academic advising and mentoring roles with students by providing professional development opportunities;
support faculty advisors in their efforts to assist students in developing meaningful educational plans consistent with their personal, academic, and career goals;
create a holistic advising experience by collaborating with campus resources;
facilitate the mutual understanding of the distinct roles, responsibilities, and expectations of students and faculty in the advising relationship.
drop-in and academic advising by appointment;
major exploration for undecided students or students considering changing majors;
workshops and strategy sessions for advisors;
programming for students;
referral to campus resources;
resource on advising/university policy/schedule planning/registration.
Click here to view the university's mission and goals for academic advising.