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303.6 - Graduate Advisors

University Group Policy #303.6

I.  Policy Statement

Students admitted to a program of graduate study at Winston-Salem State University are assigned an academic advisor and/or advisory committee from the department or curriculum program in which the student is seeking a degree. Students must check with their individual programs for specific policies and procedures pertaining to academic advising.

II.    Roles and Responsibilities

Graduate students are expected to monitor their own progress using the Plan of Study. They are to keep up-to-date records of the courses taken in their proposed programs and meet regularly with their advisor. Responsibility for meeting requirements of their programs rests with the students.

III.     Applicability

This policy is applicable to graduate students at Winston-Salem State University.

Responsible Division: Provost & Vice Chancellor for Academic & Student Affairs

Authority: Board of Trustees


  • Adopted June 17, 2011