The S&T Advising Center is designed to help incoming students with multiple aspects of a successful transition into the university community. Students will engage with a wide variety of resources to assure your success at Missouri S&T.

 Throughout your first-year, your advisor in the S&T Advising Center will help you lay the foundations of a coherent educational plan that address your unique abilities, aspirations, interests, and values. We will help you discover why the choices you make are right for you.

I have not chosen a major

The S&T Advising Center will serve all newly admitted students who are exploring potential academic majors. You can meet with an advisor to discuss your options.

I know my major

Students entering the S&T Advising Center HAVE NOT declared a major. Any major noted within your account is merely an interest. Students are encouraged to explore each of the disciplines at Missouri S&T.

Change my Major

After completing the common freshman year, your advisor will ask you to fill out a major request form to transfer to your chosen undergraduate degree program.

S&T Advising Center offering online advising
The S&T Advising Center is only holding online advising sessions until further notice. To meet with your academic advisor, please do so via email, phone or Zoom. To request a meeting, please email your advisor your specific questions and meeting preference.

Students Responsibilities

Students are expected to:

  • Attend all scheduled advising appointments with your academic advisor.
  • Be prepared; write down questions and concerns that you may have.
  • Learn degree requirements.
  • Check your e-mail on a regular basis and respond to e-mails sent to you by your advisor.
  • Respond to Early Alerts and follow the instructions. See your advisor as soon as you begin to experience academic problems.

 

Advisor Responsibilities

Students can expect S&T Advisors to:

  • Be available for appointments on a regular, predictable basis.
  • Endeavor to know his/her advisee well enough to be able to write a cogent letter of reference if requested to do so.
  • Exhibit good listening and questioning skills in order to identify academic and/or personal problems which may affect academic performance.
  • Discuss career options and interest as they may relate to the student being advised.
  •  Assess the student’s ability to successfully complete the proposed academic load and offer suggestions for modification when appropriate.
  • Be aware of campus facilities and resources which are in place to assist students and be prepared to refer students to these programs when appropriate. Offer to assist in making appointments and follow-ups as appropriate.
  • Be generally aware of campus rules and procedures relating to academic matters. Examples include, but are not limited to, add/drop procedures and deadlines, change of grading option and probationary rules.
  •  Be very familiar with the curriculum in which he/she is advising so that students can be assisted in a selection of courses resulting in a degree or other educational goals.