All traditional freshmen are advised by freshman advisors who work in partnership with a Connection Leader, a peer mentor who aids freshmen in the transition to college. At the time of enrollment, all ACCESS, transfer, and second degree students are advised by transfer advisors who work in partnership with a Links Mentor, a peer mentor who aids transfer in transition. When a continuing student declares a major, he or she is assigned an advisor in the major discipline.
Many students have one advisor. Westover Honor Students have a major advisor and a Westover advisor, and students with double majors have two advisors. Students may also choose a minor advisor. Advisors are listed on the student’s academic summary, class schedule and grade report, accessible through MyLC. Advisors have access to their advisees’ academic summaries, class schedules, schedules and grade reports, accessible through MyLC.
To change an advisor, use the Declaration/Change of Major and Advisor Form (available in the Registrar’s Office and outside Academic and Career Services). Other links for students and advisors are: