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Frequent Asked Questions

  • How do I find the names of my Academic Advisor(s) and Faculty Mentor(s)? 
    • You can find this information by accessing your Banner Self-Service account and following the below directions. 
      • Click on the "Student" tab
      • Select "Student Records"
      • Select "View Student Information"
      • Select "Go to all Mentor/Advisor Listing"
      • You may then use "People Finder" to obtain contact information for your Advisor(s) and Mentor(s)
  • What am I, as a student, expected to do? 
    • Seek feedback and advice to make informed academic decisions
    • Be active participants in the Integrated Advising and Mentoring system
    • Create a curriculum plan which accommodates individual values, personality, abilities and interest
    • Create a curriculum plan which takes into account current academic progress (GPA, class standing, etc.)
    • Create a curriculum plan which leads to completion of degree requirements
    • Establish a communication with Academic Advisors and Faculty Mentors
    • Explore and engage in the unique opportunities available through Saint Louis University 
  • What can I expect of my Academic Advisor(s)? 
    • Aid students in developmental transitions (i.e. from high school to college)
    • Assist students in creating their curriculum plans, including review of academic performance
    • Clarify the program/curriculum requirements, particularly as it relates to the Saint Louis University mission
    • Introduce students to resources for academic and career success
    • Clarify the purpose and roles within the Integrated Advising and Mentoring system
    • Participate in ongoing training and development
  • What can I expect of my Faculty Mentor(s)?
    • Establish a Mentor-Student relationship
    • Discuss students' personal educational and career goals
    • Discuss academic courses of study, experiences and resources as they relate to the Saint Louis University Mission
    • Help students foster relationships with faculty and staff in their college/school communities
    • Discuss academic performance as it relates to post-baccalaureate pursuits (i.e. career opportunities, professional school, graduate school)
    • Participate in ongoing training and development 
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