Academic Advising & Transfer Services Mission


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Mission Statement:

Academic advisors guide our diverse undergraduate population in developing and implementing sound educational plans consistent with our students’ stated values and academic and career goals. Academic advisors encourage students to become self-directed learners and decision-makers and to help facilitate their transition at each point in their undergraduate career. Finally, our efforts support the University of South Alabama’s broader mission, specifically by encouraging student persistence towards graduation.


Inclusion Statement:          

Advisors foster an environment that is inclusive and responsive to our diverse students’ values, experiences, and motivations. We commit to recognizing and appreciating our student’s individual differences. We empower and inform our students so that they may explore all options and opportunities provided at South. We encourage our students to make well-intentioned and strategic decisions that maximize their personal outcomes and successes.

At USA, we strive to create an office culture free from negative bias and harassment, where students are valued and respected. Learning from the diverse perspectives that make up our community is an ongoing process, and we’re committed to engaging in this important work. As such, we promise to engage in continued self-growth through open dialogue and participation in diversity and inclusion programming.