Academic advising at Wayne College is concerned with assisting the student in making the best possible decisions about academic life. The academic adviser is a "generalist" and helps the student to select from available programs the one most appropriate to abilities and interests, and to establish realistic academic goals in terms of sensible credit loads, proper choice of courses, study habits, outside workloads, and other circumstances affecting the student's academic life.

The adviser also serves as a reliable storehouse of information about program demands and administrative procedures. The adviser possesses a thorough knowledge of the University community and its members and maintains a comprehensive and current awareness of developments and requirements in all University programs.

The adviser is familiar with administrative procedures such as admission, registration, withdrawal from classes, credit-by-examination, advanced placement credit, intercampus/intercollege transfer, probation and academic dismissal. Finally, the adviser acts as a referral source for the student with specialized needs.

As a new student, you will meet with an academic adviser prior to beginning your first semester. As a continuing student, you are strongly encouraged to schedule a meeting with an adviser at least once during each registration period.

There are currently three academic advisers at Wayne College, and students are stongly encouraged to see their assigned academic adviser.

Wendy Cundiff 330-684-8907     wcundif@uakron.edu
Jim Lawrence 330-684-8981     jkl@uakron.edu
Rebekka Reusser 330-684-8904     rreusse@uakron.edu

A student wishing to talk with an adviser simply stops in or calls the Student Services Center at the College, 330-684-8900 or 1-800-221-8308, to schedule an appointment.

You can also visit our "Frequently Asked Questions" Page Here 

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