First Year Advising Timeline

Arrival and beginning of First Semester

  1. Faculty Preparation (before 8/29)**

    1. Read application essays
    2. Review QSRs
    3. Review AP etc credits
    4. Add FYS ‘17 Important Dates to your Google Calendar
  2. Faculty Action

    1. Registration Meeting(s) (8/29)
    2. Check-in discussion (by 9/15)
    3. AP etc credit discussion (by 10/27)

Fall Registration for Winter

Semester

  1. Faculty Preparation

    1. before 10/16
    2. Bates Reach appointment block for First-Year appointments
    3. Distribute advising session questionnaire with due date before advising block
    4. Read advising session questionnaire
  2. Faculty Action

    • Registration advising meeting(s) (10/16 – 10/27)
    • You can extend the meeting period into registration week if that works for your schedule.
    • Registration for winter classes (10/28 – 11/3)

Winter Semester

  1. Schedule Adjustment Period

    • Create some extra advising time in Bates Reach for students during Schedule Adjustment period (1/8 through 1/19)
  2. Registration for ST/Fall ‘18

    1. Faculty Preparation

      1. Bates Reach appointment block for FY appointments (before 2/26/18)
      2. Distribute advising session questionnaire with due date before reunion lunch (held between 2/26 and 3/7)
    2. Faculty Action

      1. Remind students by email to go to Major Madness (held week of 2/12)
      2. Read advising session questionnaires
      3. Invite students to Reunion Lunch (before 2/26)
      4. Participate in ‘FYS Reunion Lunch (2/26-3/7)
      5. Registration Advising meeting(s) (2/26 – 3/2; can extend to 3/9)

 

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**See the instruction sheet for step by step instructions on how to find readings or do recommended actions.