Advisor and Student in discussion in advising office.
Group of advisors at Miami Middletown stand outside Johnston Hall.
Advisor and Student in discussion in advising office.
Group of advisors at Miami Hamilton stand outside Rentschler Hall.
Advisor and Student in discussion in advising office.

Academic and Faculty Advisors

Miami University employs both professional academic advisors and faculty advisors to help students achieve their educational goals. Professional advisors work with new students at Orientation and help them to register for their first semester's classes. They also help undecided students register for classes and assist all students in completing academic and Miami Plan petitions. Professional academic advisors can also help students with selecting a major and exploring career options.

Faculty advisors are assigned to students at Miami when they declare a major. If a student changes majors, the faculty advisor assignment will also change. Faculty advisors help students choose classes and concentrations for majors and can assist in finding co-op, internship and other academic opportunities. They are also excellent resources to discuss after-graduation plans.