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Academic Advising Center
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The Academic Advising Center of Undergraduate Scholars at UH supports undergraduate students’ core curriculum study and academic success, especially during the freshman year. Students who choose not to declare a major at the point of admission to the University of Houston will be offered assistance through the Academic Advising Center that will help them later make an informed decision about a major field of study. All students will declare a major by the beginning of their junior year (60 credit hours), if they have not already done so.
The professional advising staff provides core curriculum, Texas Success Initiative (TSI), lower level prerequisite, alternative major, pre-health and pre-law advising.
The Academic Advising Center of Undergraduate Scholars at UH is located in room 56 University Libraries, via the back entrance to M.D. Anderson Library, across from the University Center, and is open Monday through Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Wednesday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Academic Advising Center of Undergraduate Scholars at UH is the primary advising resource for:
The Academic Advising Center has the responsibility for TSI screening, advising, compliance monitoring, and remediation assignment. For current Texas Success Initiative program information, see the Admissions, Advising, Orientation, and Enrollment (Registration) section of this catalog.
Undergraduate Scholars at UH designed and administers the campus-wide Undergraduate Academic Advisor Certification Program and maintains the online Academic Advising Manual. The office also develops, organizes and presents University Advisors’ Meetings and other advisor training opportunities.
The Academic Advising Center staff members create, update and maintain Academic Advising questions for the Ask Shasta database and respond to individual Ask Shasta inquiries. They also participate in the Admission Review Committee, Student-Athlete Admissions Committee, Cougar Preview, and New Student Orientation (providing core curriculum placement and student success information).
Friday, August 20, 2008 - 5:30 PM