Academic Planning for New Students - This guide helps students who are new to the College navigate our expectations as students of the liberal arts, understand their role as advisees, begin to plan a program of study based on departmental suggestions, and learn about other academic experiences and academic support systems that the College offers.
Academic Honesty Booklet (PDF file) - This document includes the College's official policy on academic honesty, scholarly integrity, collaboration, and the ethical use of sources, as well as exercises and case studies to help students think about their role as scholars.
Departmental Advising and Registration Suggestions - Faculty members from each department provide suggestions for new students regarding which courses to take and in what order, with an eye towards leaving open the possibility of majoring in that discipline.
These webpages contain useful information on a variety of academic success topics. These resources are not an all-inclusive set of instructions on how to succeed in college; however, they do offer a framework from which to start.
Links to Resources by Topic
If you are unable to find the information you are looking for, or if you would prefer to talk with someone in person, Academic Advising Counselors are available Monday-Friday in the Student Affairs Office. You can contact an Academic Advising Counselor by calling 641-269-3702, e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or by stopping by the office on the 3rd floor of the Joe Rosenfield Center.