Record Keeping

Academic advisors should keep an active file on each advisee. Upon a change of major, the file may be forwarded to the new advisor. The file may contain the following materials and information:

  • Student’s name, identification number, local and home addresses, phone numbers;
  • Intended major, minor, and career interests;
  • Copy of transfer credit evaluation forms;
  • Copy of transcripts and mid-semester grade reports, if applicable;
  • Copy of all forms processed by student, such as student request forms;
  • Academic Probation Advisory;
  • Notes on conferences held with student

In Plymouth Magazine

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Helping to Heal Broken Hearts

PSU researcher hopes to improve cardiovascular patients’ long-term outcomes » A broken heart and a heart attack may not have very much in common, but they’re both painful in their own way, and both can leave scars. Unlike the scars that follow heartbreak, scars following heart attack don’t fade with time, and they often prove […]

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Hope for Hypertension

Jennifer DuPont ’08 is investigating what triggers high blood pressure as we age Sixty-seven million Americans have it. Nearly a thousand people die from it each day. And in just one year, it can cost the nation more than $40 million. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, takes a tremendous toll on our country, both in […]

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¡Bienvenidos a Cuba!

PSU professor and her students discover the challenges and joys of visiting Cuba » Political science professor Filiz Otucu Ruhm always dreamed of going to Cuba. In fact, she planned on visiting the island more than a decade ago. “The social scientist in me wanted to observe Castro’s Cuba, then go back after Castro, and […]