Advising Process

Pre-Major Advisor

  • All first year freshmen students meet with their Pre-Major Advisor.  Contact information is available at

College Advisor

  • Sophomores, juniors, and seniors studying business meet with college level advisors in Business Student Services, Grawn 113, 989-774-3124.
  • Degree Maps highlight the sequence of courses and prerequisites.

Faculty Advisor

  • Declare your major with a faculty advisor before 56 credits.                   Call the department of your major for faculty office hours.
  • Ask about prerequisites and courses offered only in fall or spring.
  • Declare your minor and/or additional major with a faculty advisor.

Degree Progress

  • Review all academic requirements in Degree Progress each semester.
  • 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.