|Come prepared with questions; be prepared to take notes for future reference.||Bring a list of classes of interest along with back-up options.|
|Know when you are available for class and best able to learn and study.||Reflect on personal, educational and career goals.|
|Determine whether you will transfer to a four-year degree program.||Use the college catalog to know about program prerequisites and sequencing.|
Be fully engaged during the advising session.
|Be open and honest.||Ask questions if something is unclear or if there are concerns.|
|Share interests, goals, and skills so the advisor can offer appropriate feedback.||Take responsibility for making decisions.|
|Follow up on your decisions and on the suggestions made by the advisor.||Know and adhere to deadlines for registration and financial aid.|
|Learn how to search and register for classes via Web Advisor.||Make time to meet with the advisor on a regular basis or when questions arise.|
Know college policy.
|Know when classes begin and end.||Be responsible for knowing the status/standing as a student for both academics and financial aid.|
|Adhere to college procedures and deadlines for adding and dropping classes and submitting college documents.||Read and act upon (as appropriate) all my.sinclair e-mail related to grades, academic standing, financial aid, and correspondence from faculty.|