Developmental Advising

DSU takes a developmental approach toward academic advising.  A developmental advising program includes the following:

  1. Collecting and distributing student data regarding student needs, preferences, and performance for use in institutional policy-making
  2. Clarification of life and career goals
  3. Development of suitable educational plans
  4. Selection of appropriate courses and other educational experiences
  5. Interpretation of institutional requirements
  6. Increasing student awareness of available educational resources
  7. Evaluation of student progress toward established goals
  8. Development of decision-making skills
  9. Reinforcement of student direction
  10. Collecting and distributing student data regarding student needs, preference

Last Updated: 7/31/12