Advising Videos

 

Advising Center Location

 
The University of South Alabama Arts & Sciences Student Advising Center is located on the third floor of Alpha Hall South in room 345. Watch the video for more complete directions.

Learning Communities 

The University of South Alabama Arts & Sciences Student Advising Center is located on the third floor of Alpha Hall South in room 345. Watch the video for more complete directions.

What is a Degree Evaluation

 
This video explains degree evaluations using the PAWS system. Your degree evaluation is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on your PAWS account. And it is always up-to-date. Note that if you are under a 2012-13 or later Catalog, you will do your degree evaluation using Degree Works.This video explains degree evaluations using the PAWS system. Your degree evaluation is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on your PAWS account. And it is always up-to-date. 

Note that if you are under a 2012-13 or later Catalog, you will do your degree evaluation using Degree Works

Running a Degree Evaluation from PAWS or in Degree Works will help you know what classes you've taken, how they count toward your degree, and what classes you need to take in order to graduate

A Conversation with Seniors

 
The following video series has been taken from the DVD "A Conversation with Graduating Seniors". We interviewed four University of South Alabama seniors and asked them to share what they've learned about success in college. This conversation will be good for incoming freshmen, sophomores and anyone who wants to do well in their academic career.

Transition from High School

 
This chapter discusses the transition from high school to college. It touches on the importance of finding out what works best for you: personal study skills, time management and how you learn.

Career and Your Major

 
This chapter explores career choice, selecting a major and a minor, choosing classes, staying on track towards graduation and performing well in your classes.

Advising 

This chapter discusses the importance of academic advising, getting to know your advisor, and discussing potential career ideas or plans for graduate school with your advisor.

Balance

This chapter discusses the need for the balance between your academic demands and other demands, such as finances and work. A case is made for seeking scholarships and on-campus employment, including Supplemental Instruction.

Campus Resources 

This chapter encourages you to take advantage of campus resources. Topics include the recreation center, Jaguar Productions and student programs, fun clubs, professional clubs, and clubs related to your major. Study abroad is mentioned.

Stress 

This chapter looks at stress. Advice is given: find an outlet, take a break, reduce procrastination. Also understand that stress is part of life and college can be a good time to learn better ways to manage stress.

Final Thoughts

This chapter serves as a recap of the major points of the video and contains final words of advice from each of our graduating seniors.