Academic Center - Advising (Communication)
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Counselor to Student-Athlete: Counselors communicate with each of their advisees on a weekly basis for all first year students. For upperclassmen, contacts are still regular and are on an as-needed basis. The Academic Center maintains an "open-door" policy for counselors, so student- athletes can stop by at any time. Formal contacts may be documented at the discretion of the Counselor.
Counselor to Coaching Staff: Counselors are in contact with the coaching staff daily. Informing coaches of progress reports, class attendance, study hall productivity, tutoring comments, and eligibility status takes place continually. The athletic counselor occasionally acts as an intermediary between the athlete and the coach or an athlete and a faculty member when conflicts in time, travel or other situations arise.
Counselor to Faculty: Whenever possible, Athletic Academic Counselors encourage student-athletes to communicate directly with their professors. However, instances when the counselors may need to directly confer with the faculty may be as follows: