Academic Advising Overview
All students within Letters and Sciences are assigned to academic advisors who monitor their progress, help them prepare for the future and serve as a campus resource. All students have mandatory advising required before they will be cleared to register for the upcoming semester. Students are required to meet between 1 to 3 times depending on their class standing and status. Students should have their first meeting early in the semester and schedule their additional meetings well in advance of their registration date for the following semester.
The number of required advising appointments are:
- First Semester at UMD: 2 advising meetings required
- Under 30 Credits Students: 2 advising meetings per semester
- Between 30 - 60 Credits: 1 advising meeting per semester
- Students on Probation/Dismissal: 3 advising meetings per semester