Advising

General Information

All first-year freshmen at Towson University are assigned to a First Year Experience (FYE) advisor. This advisor will guide students through their first academic year. More information can be found within the Academic Advising Center. Transfer students are advised for their first term during transfer advising in July and January. More information for transfer students also can be found within the Academic Advising Center.

Once you have declared health science as a major, you be will added to the community site on BlackBoard where you will need to complete the advising orientation module, which includes the degree completion plan. After completing this module, you should bring all the materials to the health sciences department office, located at Linthicum Hall, Room 101 in order to be assigned an advisor. This faculty member serves as the student’s academic advisor for the remainder of their time in our program. The academic advisor will review the student’s degree completion plan by the end of their sophomore year or first year after transferring into the major. The advisor will also provide guidance on course selection for the student’s remaining undergraduate career.

Prior to each fall and spring registration period, a mandatory advising hold is placed on every continuing undergraduate student’s account. It is the student's responsibility to seek an appointment with their academic advisor prior to registration for each spring and fall term to receive guidance and to have their mandatory advising hold removed.

Health Science Advising Materials

All advising materials are meant as supplemental guides. Students should refer to their academic requirements report for official requirements and completion status.