Advice on Advising


One of the ways Nebraska Wesleyan realizes its central value of personal attention to students is through its advising system. We start with summer advising, where a specially trained New Student Registration (NSR) advisor, drawn from our most experienced advisors, will develop a schedule based on each student’s needs and interests.

Your student will meet with this advisor one-on-one during NSR. This year, NSR advising will happen remotely.

Before the semester starts, your student’s Archway Seminar professor will begin serving as their academic advisor. This placement ensures regular contact and support during the transition to college.

Once your student is ready to declare a major after that semester, they will receive an advisor with insider knowledge in that chosen discipline.

We back up all this advising with our “A-Team,” which is a group of faculty, administrators and student life specialists who coordinate advising programming, hold training sessions for students and faculty, develop informational resources and provide additional advising during registration periods.

Our goal is to connect every NWU student to informed, caring and sustained advising as they work toward their degree and life beyond Nebraska Wesleyan.

Patrick Hayden-Roy

Patrick Hayden-Roy is associate provost of integrative and experiential learning and professor of history at Nebraska Wesleyan University.