Student Services

Software Engineering Advising

Phone: 515-294-9993
Office Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday
2520 Osborn Drive
1212 Coover Hall
Ames, Iowa 50011-1090

Online Appointment Scheduling

  • Login through EAB Navigate.
  • Follow the prompts and schedule with your advisor.

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Software Engineering Academic Advising Contract


To sign the academic advising contract follow the link:


Student Responsibilities:

  • Attend scheduled appointments and maintain email and phone contact with your advisor each semester.
  • Come prepared to each appointment with questions or material for discussion.
  • Be an active learner and ask questions if you do not understand.
  • Accept the consequences of their academic and personal decisions and take responsibility for their academic progress and goal attainment.
  • Register for appropriate courses in accordance with advice from their advisor and accept responsibility for accuracy of their schedules.
  • Access and review degree audit information and develop and update their academic plan on a regular basis.
  • Carefully consider and follow through on advisor recommendations.
  • Know your registration date and semester deadlines.
  • Understand and follow the College of Engineering Basic Program guidelines.
  • Follow course prerequisites and co-requisites.

Advisor Responsibilities:

  • Provide academic support to ensure successful progression to graduation.
  • Guide decision-making and responsible development of educational plans for achievement.
  • Provide information and strategies for using university resources and services.
  • Monitor and accurately document progress.
  • Maintain confidentiality pursuant to FERPA.
  • Be knowledgeable about university, college and departmental policies and procedures and the graduation requirements.
  • Be accessible and responsive to their advisees via office hours, phone and/or email.

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