NOTE: This list is current as of May 24, 2012, and is subject to change.
The following courses are open to all first-year students in the fall semester. Use this list as a quick reference as you begin to plan your registration. For real-time fall semester course offerings and full descriptions of each class, access the on-line schedule of courses.
This is an example of a pro-active advising strategy. These emails send a clear message about the nature of the adviser's role, the advisee's role, and advising time together. Being direct with students helps them know what the expectations are - they can rise to the occasion, rather than falling short on their responsibilities as advisees. Further, this strategy asks students to be both reflective of their goals and planful of their time with you.
SEND THE DAY PRE-REGISTRATION MATERIALS COME OUT
Helping Seniors With the Transition Out of Grinnell
Handout to Tutees: Preparing for Registration
(This example of a pro-active advising strategy was provided to us from Jackie Brown, Biology. He provides this letter to his tutees at their first meeting on Sunday in August.)
Sunday, August 20, 2006
Preparation for pre-registration advising appointment
SUGGESTIONS FOR ADVISERS/SUPPORT PEOPLE IN ACADEMIC HONESTY HEARINGS
During preparation for a hearing, students may approach their academic adviser, another professor, a member of the Student Affairs staff, or a Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) to assist them in preparing their case. Advisers may use these guidelines at whatever point they become involved in assisting a student. Remember that you are not being asked to serve as legal counsel, but simply to assist a student through a procedure that they may find stressful.
BEFORE THE HEARING:
A great resource with information about how to support friends who have mental illnesses.
The Rosenfield Center is the central gathering place at Grinnell. In addition to space for a range of campus offices, it contains the central dining room and kitchens of the College, the Spencer Grill, the Crady Mail Room, recreational areas and lounges, a multipurpose room, smaller meeting rooms, classrooms, and a gallery. The Rosenfield Center is named after longtime Grinnell College trustee and benefactor Joe Rosenfield ’25.