DIXIE STATE COLLEGE OF UTAH

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES MANUAL


Section: 5-Student Services

Policy No: 4

Approved: 4/26/96

Policy: ADVISEMENT

5-4 ADVISEMENT

Academic advisement and vocational guidance are centrally supervised but not centrally administered. Central supervision comes from the Counseling, Advisement, and Assessment Center. Students are directed from the center to a faculty member for program planning and schedule development. The list of academic advisors is found in the current class schedule. Academic advisement for general education students can be obtained from any academic advisor in the Advisement/Counseling Center.

4.1 Student Orientation

4.1.1 Dixie State College provides an orientation program to assist students with the transition into Dixie State College.

4.1.2 Special programs, activities and workshops are held for freshmen and new students prior to and during the first few weeks of fall and spring semesters.

4.1.3 One hour of Dixie State College credit is available to students who complete the "Orientation Program."

4.1.4 Students are strongly encouraged to participate in student orientation. This program helps them become acquainted with the college, its curriculum, policies, and the procedures that enhance the likelihood of success both in and out of the classroom. It has proven to be successful in assisting students toward their graduation and program completion goals.