Summer Advising Checklist

We’re eager to speak with you in person! And we want to make sure you get the most out of your time. You don’t need to have all the answers, but the more thoughtful you can be with your questions, the more thoughtful we can be with our answers. Have you:

Then you’re ready for your call! Remember that if you get stuck or develop urgent questions before your call, you can contact the Advising Office or chat with a peer advisor on Facebook. When it’s time for your advising call, you’ll find it helpful to have access to the web, your notes & worksheets, and a pen. 

When we call, we’ll ask a few questions about you and why you chose Dickinson, and then we’ll focus on your courses. By the end of your Summer Advising experience, you will be able to: describe (with confidence!) the state of your emerging intellectual interests; explain (with confidence!) whether and how they relate to other aspects of your life; find academic information on department websites and Banner; and explain the decisions you made for fall 2017.