Academic Advising Roles and Responsibilities

  • Understanding Roles on Campus

    The following guidelines are to help the student choose the right academic courses/program and to ensure we are all on the same page to provide resources for student success.  


    • Research courses/modules at anticipated site(s)
    • Know what courses they need to take at IUP
    • Bring all information to IUP academic advisor
    • Complete Pre-Approval Form
    • Keep IUP academic advisor and Transfer Services informed of any changes in academics while on-site

    Academic Advisor 

    • Know what courses a student is permitted to substitute/transfer in for their major
    • Know what courses a student needs to make progress toward graduation
    • Discuss the education abroad program with advisee
    • Contact the OIE with any questions, concerns, or reservations about student success

    OIE Education Abroad Team 

    • Aid in finding resources for students to research courses/modules
    • Aid in finding resources for students to understand how many courses/modules to take and modes of delivery (VC, face to face, online, etc.)
    • Aid in finding resources for students to be aware of differences in teaching styles, grading, etc.
    • Receive host transcript, distribute copies to academic advisor, student, OIE, and original to Transfer Services to be posted and processed in Banner
    • Liaise between student/host/academic advisor/Transfer Services