OLOL College

Office of Advising

Academic advising is a crucial component of the educational mission of Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University.  The key to effective advising is to provide a professional and moral environment which will provide the student academic success and professional accomplishment.  Moreover, academic advising is a collaborative relationship between advisors and advisees for the purpose of strengthening knowledge and abilities in establishing academic and career goals while meeting university requirements.

 We offer:

  • An advising experience, unique to Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University, that focuses on each student’s holistic needs.
  • A transitionary program (First Year Student Experience) for incoming freshmen that promotes interaction with members of the college community.
  • Prompt and individual advising throughout the students’ academic career.
  • Assistance in scheduling classes.
  • Program-specific organizational documents that clarify curricular pathways.
  • Personal connections that enables the student to access various campus resources.
  • Experienced staff with a combined total of 66 years of student service.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Office of Advising is to provide academic advising and support services to assist and retain students within and beyond the freshman year and ensure that they are adequately equipped with the resources necessary for their success.

Our Goals

  • To centralize student advising for first year students;
  • To ensure consistent and accurate information is distributed to all students in an efficient and timely manner;
  • To develop and implement strategies that promote student success, engagement and persistence of all students; and
  • To retain first year and continuing students until the completion of their degree requirements.

Academic Advising

We provide academic advising to all first year and first time students at Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University. We assist with scheduling classes, tracking and maintaining appropriate curriculum plan progression and providing general support and guidance throughout our students’ matriculation.

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