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Oversight of the University's academic advising program rests with the University Advising Council (UAC). This Council will be appointed by the Vice President and Dean for Undergraduate Education and will consist of the directors of academic advising from all Colleges and enrollment units at Penn State along with two faculty who are members of the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Education, and two students representing UPUA and CCSG. Additionally, one member of UAC will be appointed as an ex-officio member from the Office of the University Registrar as well as from the Office of Student Aid. The Council will have sufficient authority to aid all academic units in improving the delivery of their advising programs in accordance with the criteria for effective advising listed below. The Council will provide input and guidance on the implementation of advising-related policies and assess the quality of the University's advising program.

Academic advising programs at Penn State will create opportunities for students to actively engage with academic advisers so that they are able to: (based on CAS Standards, 2015)

Senate Policy:  32-10, The University's Advising Program

Approved: ACUE (6-3-10)
Revised: ACUE (6-4-20)