From the time students enter the college until they become affiliated with a major, they are under the administration of Engineering Advising. Engineering Advising provides a variety of professional advising services to help first- and second-year students with academic and personal matters, as well as continued access for upper-class affiliated students.
Professional Academic Advisor Responsibilities:
Supplement advising provided by faculty advisors and major departments;
Focus on first- and second-year unaffiliated students, with continued access for upper-class students;
Focus primarily on issues related to the Engineering Common Curriculum and successfully affiliating with a major;
Provide specialty advising for:
study abroad/international experiences;
pre-health careers and how to integrate requirements into the curriculum;
transferring internally (between colleges) within Cornell or concurrent degrees;
major exploration including the Independent Major and the affiliation process;
minors and double majors;
the criteria for good academic standing;
Coordinate the Early Intervention program; supporting students having academic or personal difficulties and referring students to appropriate campus resources;
Provide case management for students who are in need of academic consideration and/or in distress;
Protect the privacy of student education records as per FERPA.