Academic Advising provides individual attention and guidance to students as they transition into the University and begin to explore their educational interests. Faculty Advisors encourage students to reflect on their course selections and experiential learning opportunities, enabling them to make informed choices about their educational and professional direction. By connecting students to a wide variety of support services, we seek to promote students' development and to facilitate their success. Through our first-year Advising: Explore & Experience course, we teach students how to obtain the most from their education. Topics include understanding the value of a liberal arts education and the core requirements, conveying professionalism, assessing and strengthening study skills, learning time management, making informed educational and professional choices and maintaining student wellness.
What our students are saying about ASPD 1000
“The class as a whole gave me a glimpse of all Villanova has to offer, and I am excited to take this knowledge with me into next semester and the rest of my time here at Villanova.” ~ Claire VanAsdale, Class of 2015
“ASPD 1000 offered both short-term and long-term advice, for Villanova and for the professional world.” ~Janine Perri, Class of 2015
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As fellow pupils in one school let us learn together from the one master, Christ.
- St. Augustine, Sermon 340A