The goal of academic advising is to assist students in developing educational plans consistent with career/life goals and to provide students with the information and skills needed to pursue those goals. It not only involves telling students what they need to know, but also aims at enabling them to find things out for themselves. The University knows that academic success is often greater when students and their advisor share a good working relationship. It is important to know who your advisor is and to seek advice often, rather than meeting only when problems arise. All students have the right to high quality academic advising and the University has an obligation to ensure that academic advising is available to all students. Students are encouraged to utilize advising and are responsible for seeking advising. When seeing your advisor, please bring identification.
Advising for Pre-Major Students
Students who apply to UAA and qualify for admission to the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) nursing program are admitted as pre-nursing majors. Admission as a pre-nursing major does not guarantee admission to the nursing major. Once you are admitted to the pre-major at UAA, you will receive a certificate of admission from the Admissions Office telling you to call Student Services to schedule an advising appointment; you will be scheduled with the first available Nursing advisor. You can continue to work with your initial advisor each semester, if you choose, or you can ask to work with the next available advisor for each follow-up appointment.
Call to Schedule an appointment with a Nursing Advisor: (907) 786-4550
UAA admission requirements on the Admissions page.