Advising Services

About Student Advising & Success

College can be confusing, but Student Success Advisors (SSA) are here to help.

WHAT IS ADVISING?

When you need help or have a question, you can turn to your advisor to get help with:

  • Registration
  • Degree Planning
  • Graduation
  • Career or Major Exploration
  • Major Changes
  • Transfer Options
  • Campus Resources

ADVISING OPTIONS

CWI students are provided with different advising options depending on their program of study:

  • All degree-seeking CWI students will be assigned an advisor based on their major within 3-5 business days of admission. Schedule an advising appointment for more information.

FIRST-SEMESTER REQUIRED ADVISING

Degree-seeking students are requiredto meet with their assigned advisor in their first semester to create an academic plan. 

Required advising allows students to meet with their SSA to understand:

  • Academic Expectations
  • Degree Requirements
  • Meeting Goals
  • Degree Plans (myCWI>Toolkit>Student Planning)

*Fufilling this advising requirement during your first semester at CWI will allow you to register for classes in future semesters.

CREDIT ENROLLMENT LIMITS

  • Students who want to register for more than 20 credits during a fall or spring semester will need the approval of their SSA.
  • Students who want to register for more than 10 credits in the summer term will need the approval of their SSA.