Advising Process

Business Academic Advisors

  • New incoming students are assigned an academic advisor in the fall.  Contact information including a link to schedule an appointment is available at
  • Sophomore, junior, and senior business students meet with academic advisors based on scheduling availabillity.  Appointments may be made online at 
  • General questions may be directed to or 989-774-3124.
  • When students are ready to declare their business major or minor, they may do so with a faculty advisor or a business academic advisor. Students may also email with a request to declare business majors or business minors.

Faculty Advisor

  • Faculty advisors are available for your major or minor.  Call the department of your major for faculty office hours.
  • Ask about prerequisites and courses offered only in fall or spring.

Degree Progress

  • Review all academic requirements in Degree Progress each semester.
  • Degree Progress lists any majors or minors you have declared.
  • After completion of the Integrated Core (FIN 302, MGT 303, MKT 304), set up an advising appointment in Business Student Services, Grawn 113 to confirm your remaining graduation requirements.

Apply for Graduation

  • Submit your application for graduation using the Graduation tab in Degree Progress in the semester you earn 86 credits, or two semesters before your graduation date. 
  • When you apply before the preferred deadline, an audit will be emailed to you prior to your final semester: October 1 for May graduation, February 1 for August graduation, April 1 for December graduation.
  • Contact the Registrar's Office 989-774-3261 with graduation questions.