Academic Advising

Academic Advising for Science & Technology

Academic advisors at Mount Royal University strive to enable students to:

  • make a successful transition to MRU
  • take responsibility for learning how to set academic, career and personal goals as well as,
  • develop strategies for achieving their goals.

Students are responsible for:

  • understanding degree and program requirements as outlined in the MRU Academic calendar
  • making decisions based upon their best judgment and informed by the best advice available to them
  • registering in courses and arranging schedules
  • arranging, preparing for, and attending advising appointments
  • seeking out information related to planning their academic program
  • questioning discrepancies between mruGradU8 and the degree requirements outlined in the Academic calendar
  • disclosing all current and previous academic history
  • accessing student resources when referred by advisors or professors

Advisors are responsible for:

  • providing clear and accurate explanations of MRU policies, procedures and resources
  • helping students understand degree and program requirements and why the exist
  • engaging students in the academic planning process
  • making appropriate referrals to other services on campus
  • advocating for students when the student requires further assistance