College of Architecture Advising Overview

Advising Goals:

- Provide students with academic guidance as they fulfill their degree program requirements

- Be available for individual meetings, as needed, when students seek advice

- Assist students with administrative matters (registration, minors, specializations, course repeat, course substitution eForms or petitions, etc)

- Familiarize students with DegreeWorks, IIT policy (Bulletin), CoA requirements, and general academic policies, enabling students to take responsibility for the successful completion of their academic careers.



GRADUATE ADVISING

All degree seeking graduate students will be assigned a primary academic advisor by the College of Architecture. Effective Fall 2018 semester, all NEW Graduate students will be required to meet with their primary advisor prior to registering for following semester.

Students may schedule an advising appointment, in-person, by going to the College of Architecture Administration Office (CR-UC4). In general, students may begin scheduling their advising appointments two weeks prior to the first day of registration for the following semester.

At this advising appointment, students will receive a Registration PIN (also referred to as an alternate PIN) and the registration block, which is placed on a student’s record by the Graduate College, will be removed. This will be the only REQUIRED advising appointment for Graduate students. After their first semester, Graduate student Registration PINs will be visible in their myIIT portal page (under IIT Personal ID numbers).

All graduate students registering for RESEARCH COURSES numbered 591, 594, 597, and 691 must receive approval from their faculty advisor, in the form of an electronic permit, before registration.



UNDERGRADUATE ADVISING

All undergraduate students will be assigned a primary academic advisor by the College of Architecture. Before registration each semester, all undergraduate students must receive approval from their faculty advisor.Students will be notified by their primary advisor how to best schedule their advising appointment. In general, students may begin scheduling their advising appointments two weeks prior to the first day of registration for the following semester.

At this advising appointment, the faculty advisor will provide the student with a Registration PIN (also referred to as an alternate PIN), which will be used in registering for classes in the myIIT portal. Undergraduate students will be required to meet with their advisor EVERY SEMESTER to receive their Registration PIN.