Academic Advising Council


 3 Coordinators for Faculty Advising (CAS, SoBA, SoM), serving as chairs of the AAC


  • Academic Success
    • Advising
    • Career & Professional Development
  • Academic Success – Athletics
  • International Students
  • Transfers
  • Pre-Professional
  • Graduate Advising Rep
  • Senate Rep – Chair of Academic Affairs Committee (or chair’s designee)
  • Student Rep – SGA from Academic Affairs Committee
  • Registrar’s Office

  • Brown Center Director
  • Academic Success Director
  • Dean of Student’s office 
  • Honors 
  • FSEM
  • Admissions FTIC 
  • Divisional Reps – Social Sciences, Humanities, Natural Sciences, Education  
  • ROTC
  • Bonner

Our mission

To provide coordinated leadership, guidance, and representation for the Academic Advising Community. 

  • Create a successful advising experience for each student’s unique academic journey
  • Promote student satisfaction, persistence, retention, and success by enhancing the academic advising experiences
  • Monitor the student experience of advising by way of regular surveys of that experience 

  • Facilitate discussion, deliberation, and communication for academic advisors across the University 
  • Encourage collaboration among those responsible for advising at Stetson
  • Develop and establish a framework for assessing advising effectiveness
  • Incentivize, recognize and reward advising excellence and engagement 
  • Create, provide, and promote faculty development opportunities to enhance advising effectiveness with the goal of meeting or surpassing Stetson’s Expectations for Advising and the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education’s Advising Standards
  • Provide networking and training opportunities for those involved in academic advising

  • Provide a unified vision for issues related to academic advising
  • Serve as a hub for all matters related to academic advising
  • Capitalize on existing advising strengths while also supporting a culture of continuous improvement in advising
  • Serve as the collective voice for the advising community to provide perspective, counsel, and feedback on advising to key University administrative offices
  • Highlight the contributions of academic advising to the mission and goals of the University’s Strategic Plan
  • Keep abreast of best practices in academic advising
  • Review and/or propose policies and procedures related to academic advising
  • Support advising assessment and program-level effectiveness
  • Share best practices and strategies in the field of advising across the advising community