Dear Students,

We’re almost to the halfway point of the semester! Below are some updates from the Office of Advising and Co-Curricular Programs: 

Dates and Deadlines

  • Meet the Team Lunches – Save the dates! Members of the Office of Advising & Co-Curricular Programs want to hear from you! Come chat it up, ask a question, or discuss a topic of concern. Students are invited to join us for lunch several times throughout the semester:

October 18th

November 14th 

All meetings are at noon. Space is limited so please RSVP at least a week before the date. 

  • Midterm Grade Outreach – Midterm grades are due on Friday, October 21st. If your faculty member assigns a grade of D or less, you will be contacted by a member of our advising team to develop a plan for success, or discuss the withdrawal process. The deadline for students to withdraw from individual courses this semester is Tuesday, November 15th. 


  • Academic Resource Hub – Make it part of you routine and get extra practice with course content by attending Supplemental Instruction, Mentored Study Group and Drop-In Sessions for the courses that have those support structures. Schedules are available through your faculty as well as TutorTrac. Sessions are for all students and it’s not to late to make them part of you weekly schedule.  The Hub is seeking Peer Tutors for MATH 141, ECON 101, ECON 252, ECON 253 &  ES 230, PHYS 133.  Interested candidates can apply via our application.  
  • Accessibility Services – Students are reminded to request their Letter of Accommodation and follow up directly with each faculty member regarding the accommodations and how the accommodations apply to the course. Please contact with any questions.
  • Additional Academic Resources – Looking for a one-stop-spot for academic resources? You can find information regarding accessibility services, tutoring, advising/registration, healthy living, and more! Please bookmark this site, and share this information with your fellow classmates!
  • Class Dean support – The class deans are your partners in success! You are always welcome to schedule a meeting with your class dean to introduce yourself, discuss your plans for the semester, and/or explore opportunities that will enhance your educational experience. Let us know if you are having challenges at any point in the semester (e.g. absences, missing assignments, or stress). Meetings with us early on in the semester allows us to connect you with appropriate resources such as counseling, accessibility services, and workshops on time management and study skills.
  • Health Professions – Are you considering a career in health professions? Our HP Advising team is here to support you! Advising appointments are a great way to get you started on your health professions journey. So don’t hesitate to come by our offices in 218 RISC (Prof. Nancy Waters, and 101 Scott Hall (Ms. Simona Glaus, or email us directly to schedule your advising session with us. Additionally, you can let us know about your interest in health professions by emailing us at To register for our upcoming Health Professions Information sessions, including our signature event of the year-  HP ALUMNI OPEN HOUSE EVENT, please visit our website at To access the information about course requirements and considerations for medical, dental, veterinary and optometry school, please read our letter available at Advising website at
  • Multi-language Learner Academic Support The English for Academic Purposes Center continues to provide academic support services for multi-language learners. Such services include the college success academic workshops, ENG100 class, Conversation PARDner group chats, one-on-one English language tutoring sessions, the center’s Spaces site for language learning materials, etc. 

In October, there will be two EAP workshops, one on Writing Cover Letters (10/12 from 4 tp 5 pm) and another one on Academic Writing and Grammar (10/17 from 4 to 5 pm). Please register for the workshops using the registration link

There will be one Conversation PARDner group chats this month on 10/26 from 4:30 to 5:30 pm. You can find the detailed information through the program webpage or this flyer

EAP tutors are putting their one-on-one meeting hours through TutorTrac. If you want someone to work individually with you to help your English language skills, please visit the program’s website to learn more. 

The online magazine Global Expressions: Writing Beyond the Mother Tongue is calling for paper submissions and contributors. You can contact the magazine editor, Armaghan Ejaz, at if you have any questions. 

Please feel free to send emails to Tingting Kang at to schedule a meeting or if you have any questions. 

  • Scholarships & Fellowships Office – Make an appointment to meet with Dean Goldberg at to learn about different scholarship and fellowship opportunities regardless of your class year. Additionally, we encourage you to check out our Office website and explore the myriad opportunities available. 

We hope to see you soon,

Office of Advising & Co-Curricular Programs