Concerns may include: wanting to improve your GPA, want to do better in classes, not getting the grades you are capable of getting, concerns that you will be separated from the college for poor grades, concerns related to being on academic probation.
Academic Advising at the University of Louisville is an on-going, intentional, educational partnership dedicated to student academic success. It is to your advantage to meet with your academic advisor at least once a semester and to know your advisor well. For a more prompt response, please visit https://louisville.edu/advising/centers to find the contact information for your specific academic unit.
Our advisors and staff support undergraduate students throughout their academic career. We advise students in the Humanities, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences and Exploratory divisions as well as incoming Freshman. Browse our website for information about scheduling an advising appointment, petitioning or applying to your program or degree.
The College of Business employs a staff of professional advisors to assist students in the development of meaningful educational plans. We take our mission very seriously. We are committed to helping you in the development of a rewarding program of study and a challenging educational plan.
Undergraduate, graduate, transfer and prospective students require advising and student services to get off to a great start and to stay on track to graduation. The Education Advising and Student Services (EASS) professional staff provides current and prospective students with academic counseling, admissions support, teacher certification information, and student services to meet personal, academic and career goals.
Our office provides a variety of services in support of students, including:
• Assistance with a student concern, advocacy, or student grievance,
• Filing of a student complaint,
• Requesting an absence notification,
• Assistance with withdrawal or compassionate withdrawal,
• Assistance with a conduct situation (Code of Student Conduct),
• Requesting a student conduct record check,
• Requesting student emergency funds,
• Assistance with a Title IX situation (Student Sexual Misconduct Policy), and
• Requesting suicide prevention training (QPR training or Cards SPEAK Kognito Training)
If you need assistance but do not know where to go for help, contact the Dean of Students office.
In conjunction with the university’s and college’s advising practices, the Exploratory Division provides individualized guidance to support students in the thoughtful exploration of education plans that meet their academic and career goals.
The University of Louisville's Office of Financial Aid staff is dedicated to providing students and their families with courteous and efficient financial services while complying with all federal, state and university policies. Our goal is to help you explore your options and make your academic goals more affordable.
The Office of Student Services is located in the Lower Level of the School of Public Health & Information Sciences. Student Services mission is to provide quality support and resources for students pursuing graduate degrees within the School of Public Health and Information Sciences.
We offer information sessions, individual advising, and clinic observation for prospective students to learn more about our Dental Hygiene program. We encourage all students interested in pursuing a DH degree at ULSD to visit our campus and ensure they have the information they need before applying.
Please see University of Louisville School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies website for listed services.
School of Music students are advised by the Academic Counselor until they have Upper Division standing. Please call 852-0517 or come to the Advising Office (118) to schedule an appointment. After achieving Upper Division standing, students are encouraged to continue meeting with the Academic Counselor or a faculty member.
The University of Louisville School of Nursing offers one on one advising for undergraduate and graduate students from professional academic advisors. PhD students are provided with a faculty advisor.
The SPHIS Advising Office is your academic resource center. SPHIS Advisors meet with all students, including prospective students who want to explore public health as a major. Advisors serve as a liaison for students and the university. This includes helping students select their degree options, review their programs of study, coordinate course registration and provide guidance and/or referral services.
The Engineering Student Success office, in the lower level of the J.B. Speed Building, is the academic resource center for all Speed School students. The advising staff is a team of professional academic counselors who provide assistance in planning programs of study, coordinate registration of courses, and provide guidance and referral services.
The Student Advocate helps students navigate educational, personal, and other campus obstacles that impact successful completion of their academic goals. The Student Advocate links students with appropriate university and community resources, and collaborates with faculty and staff in the best interest of the students and follows through to bring efficient closure to student concerns
Welcome to REACH (Resources for Academic Achievement)! We are the university’s centralized academic support unit for undergraduate students. Our primary goals are to enhance or improve students’ academic performance, to help students transition to college life, and to support the university’s retention of undergraduate students. Since its creation in 2000, REACH has evolved into a large and complex academic support unit at the university. Services include:
• Structured study sessions and tutoring for 100, 200, and some 300 level undergraduate courses, including online tutoring options
• Intervention courses in mathematics and reading
• Seminars on student success topics (The Hackademic Series), computer science, computer usage, and test preparation
• Test reviews (CIS and CECS)
• Graduate and professional exam preparation for GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, DAT, and OAT through The Princeton Review®
• Summer math programs in partnership with Speed School of Engineering (Calculus Preview Program and Brown Forman Engineering Academy)
At the University of Louisville, we view academic advising as an educational partnership between student and advisor. In Honors, our highest-achieving students understand the critical importance and benefits of maintaining a good relationship with their academic advisors. Honors students are expected to meet with an academic advisor no less than once per academic year. In many cases, students choose to meet with an Honors advisor each semester.
The role of your advisor is to assist you in staying on track with academic progress. You must meet with you advisor to register for classes at minimum until completion of the first 90 hours of educational requirements. Students are encouraged to speak with full time faculty members to discuss professional questions about the Profession of Social Work.