Advising Newsletter

Contact Us

Dean's Office
University of Arkansas,
Fayetteville, AR, 72701
Phone: 479-575-2252
Fax: 479-575-6890

Advising Mission

Enhance the educational experience and maximize opportunities for students in the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences.

Therefore, we are committed to a strong, effective academic advising program. Advising plays a significant role in the total process of educating students for lifelong learning.

The advising relationship is a partnership between the student and the faculty advisor. It is dependent on effective communication and regular contact. This partnership has shared responsibilities.

Advisor Expectations

  • Know degree requirements
  • Know resources and services
  • Understand sequencing of courses
  • Provide guidance and advice

Student Expectations

  • Be responsible for self
  • Be familiar with deadlines
  • Know your degree plan requirements
  • Use your U of A e-mail
  • Use your resources
  • Communicate with advisors/instructors to develop a relationship