Advising for Current Students

A Message from the Advising Team:


During the Fall 2023/ Spring 2024 semesters, advisors are working virtually and in-person to serve UConn Hartford undergraduate students studying in a variety of degree programs. In person appointments are available on the UConn Hartford in the Hartford Times Building. Virtual appointments take place on the WebEx video conferencing system.

We pledge to help students in the following ways:

  • Help students determine a path through the educational process and beyond
  • Help students identify and assess their skills, values, and interests
  • Empower students to be responsible for their decisions and actions
  • Educate students on the rules and regulations of the university
  • Provide personalized academic advising to each student
  • Develop a partnerships with students in the advisor/advisee role
  • Facilitate a successful transition to the Storrs Campus

Advisee’s Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Be proactive and ask questions.
  • Identify your strengths, talents, and interests
  • Use your strengths, talents, and interests to engage in academic and co-curricular activities
  • Know and follow University, School/College, and major requirements
  • Explore curricular, co-curricular, and career resources at the University
  • Review your Student Admin record regularly, especially:
    • Your “Academic Requirements”
    • Your Holds
  • Go to your advising appointment prepared with a list of classes and questions

Advisor’s Responsibilities:

  • Support students as they identify their individual strengths, talents, and interests
  • Assist students in developing meaningful educational plans, including relevant experiential learning and co-curricular activities
  • Know University, School/College, and major requirements. This may require consultation with the School/College Advising Center and/or the Registrar
  • Be familiar with the University’s curricular, co-curricular, and career resources
  • Be accessible on a regular basis, through office hours, email, or phone
  • Maintain confidentiality. The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) restricts an advisor’s ability of students’ information to “school officials with legitimate educational interest.” Anyone else wishing to have access to a student’s records, such as parents or guardians, must have the student submit a release form (submitted within Student Admin) before any information about the student’s academic record can be shared

Advising Resources:

Preparing for Advising 101:

Step 1:

In order to enroll in courses for the Fall 2022 Semester, many students need to meet an Advising Requirement. Students with Advising Requirements will have a hold put on their account that will prevent them from being able to enroll in classes. Students can click here to learn more about where to find this hold and any other holds that might be placed on their account.  

Step 2:

Every student has a specific date and time when their enrollment opens. It's called your Enrollment appointment time. To find this information, click here.

Step 3:

For a helpful guide to see your advisement report on the Student Admin System, click here.

Step 4:

For a helpful guide to search for classes on the Student Admin System, click here.   For a helpful guide to add courses to your schedule on the Student Admin System, click here.

Step 5:

To view the UConn General Education Audit Sheet (with highlighted courses offered on the Hartford Campus) select the Fall 2024 ACES UConn Hartford Gen-Eds   To view the UConn College of Liberal Arts and Sciences General Education Audit Sheet (with highlighted courses offered on the Hartford Campus) select the Fall 2024 CLAS UConn Hartford Gen-Eds.

Helpful Tips Before Filling Out the “Advising 101” Worksheet:

Student Admin ID

This is the 7-digit number that is assigned to you.

Holds on Student Admin

Not all holds are advising holds! Be sure to check for them regularly and address them prior to your course enrollment.

Academic Advisor

Your assigned advisor and who you report to for class enrollment and questions about your major.

Estimated Grades

Know what your grades are and know what resources to use to help improve them.

Major/ Intended Major

What program you are currently in and what program you wish to be in or are applying into.

Cumulative Credits

Your total credits that you have earned, including AP, ECE, and Transfer, as well as those that are in progress for this current semester.

Enrollment Appointment

The day and time when you are able to enroll in courses.

Classes for Next Semester

View your Academic Requirements to see what courses you still need to complete.

How To Videos:

Advising 101 Presentation  
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