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The Liberal Arts Academic Support Center now has 15 Academic Support Coordinators (ASC) to assist students in all majors in the College of Liberal Arts. Please call (970) 491-3117 or stop by Clark C207 for an appointment and an office staff member will schedule an appointment for you with the ASC that best meets your needs.

ASCs do:

  • Act as your advisor for academic guidance
  • Help you connect with resources across campus to help you succeed in college
  • Help you understand your undergraduate degree plan and help you plan out the rest of your undergraduate education
  • Advise you if you are struggling with classes or professors
  • Inform you of activities and events related to your major
  • Facilitate connections with your major department

Myths about ASCs:

  • They can override students into classes (instructor/department)
  • They can fix registration system problems- Registrar's Office
  • They can evaluate transfer/study abroad classes- Transfer Evaluation Office
  • They have to approve students schedule or adding/dropping of courses
  • They have lists of open/closed courses
  • They are also career counselors- Career Center
  • They have to approve a change of major to another department/college
  • They sign repeat/delete forms- Registrar's Office
  • They fill out four year academic plans (student)
  • They add/advise for minors- Minor Checksheet

Students:

  • Call ahead to schedule an appointment
  • Come on time and prepared for appointment with questions, list of classes you are interested in, etc.
  • Register, add, drop classes using Ram Web- Ram Web Tutorials
  • Know your major/minor requirements by being able to read check sheet or Degree Audit (DARS)-Ram Web Tutorial
  • Find registration access dates on RamWeb home page
  • Familiarize yourself with University rules, policies and procedures
  • Be aware of important dates and deadlines available on the Registrar's website- List of Important Dates
  • Allow sufficient time (at least 2 weeks) when requesting letters of reference
  • Prepare 4 year academic plan and review it with ASC