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Academic Advising and Registration

In your fall 2012 semester, you will enroll in two 2 credit courses:  the First Year Seminar (also know as Simmons 101) and the First Year Writing course; In the spring semester of 2013, you will enroll in MCC 102. MCC "involves two central goals that are mutually reinforcing:" to teach critical thinking and writing and to address the challenges and opportunities of living in a multiracial and multicultural society" (Simmons College Course Catalog 2010-2012). All sections use a multidisciplinary approach to their studies.

We ask that you indicate your preference of MCC 102 section now, so that your spring MCC 102 class will have the same students as do your fall FYS and FYW courses.  Please review the following section titles and descriptions and then complete the form asking you to indicate your first, second, and third preferences for MCC 102. We will try very hard to place you in one of your preferred section. However, all sections are engaging, interesting and provocative.

Honors students DO NOT complete the survey. The honors advisors will speak with you during your advising meeting about your spring courses

For students attending Summer Orientation:

Summer Orientation - Overnight

If you are attending an Overnight Summer Orientation (June 18-19 or June 21-22), you will have an advising appointment scheduled on the second day of Orientation (June 19 or June 22) between 9:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.  You will receive the name of your advisor and your advising appointment time when you check-in on Day One of  Summer Orientation.  During your advising appointment, you will meet with your academic advisor to discuss your academic goals as well as to pre-register for classes. Please note that your schedule will not be finalized until late July or early August.

Following Academic Advising, there will be a lunch with your faculty advisor.  The relationship between advisers and students is an important one, and this lunch will help you further develop this relationship with your advisor. Please plan to stay for this lunch.

Summer Orientation - One Day (Dix Scholars and Transfer Students)

If you are a Dix Scholar or Transfer student attending the one-day Orientation on June 20, you will have an advising appointment scheduled in the afternoon between 2:00 and 4:30 p.m.  You will receive the name of your advisor and your advising appointment time when you check-in in the morning.  During your advising appointment, you will meet with your academic adviser to discuss your academic goals as well as topre-register for classes. Please note that your schedule will not be finalized until late July or early August.

For students unable to attend Summer Orientation

If you are unable to attend Summer Orientation, don't worry! You will receive an email to your Simmons email account on or around July 5, 2012. This email will contain the name and contact information for your academic advisor. You should email your advisor and set up an appointment during July or August to discuss your academic goals and register for your classes.

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