Individualized Academic Advising
As a student in the UST Program, you will be assigned a professional academic advisor who will work with you until you declare a major. You are encouraged to meet with your advisor throughout the semester for academic planning, major guidance and for course selection during registration. Advising appointments can cover topics such as: how to research majors, where to look for organizations, how to deal with a difficult roommate and everything in between. You can choose the level of involvement you want to have with your academic advisor. Some students see their advisor on an ongoing basis and check in regularly while others prefer to meet with their advisor only with specific academic questions. We recommend that you connect with your advisor at least once each semester to discuss courses for the upcoming semester.
We offer a variety of ways to obtain advisement throughout the year including e-mail, drop-in hours and by appointment.
E-mail Advisement: For general inquiries, feel free to review the FAQs on our website or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Drop-In Advisement: Please check the schedule here.
Advising Appointments: If your questions are a bit more specific and you would like to be certain you have plenty of time to discuss them, you should schedule an appointment online with your Advisor using the Blue Hen Success (BHS). Appointments are usually necessary for academic planning, major selection, study abroad, internships or service learning questions, and graduation analysis.
To sign up for an advising appointment, please follow the instructions below:
Step 1: Login to BHSC Platform –
www.bluehensuccess.udel.edu – SUCCESS Login
Step 2: From the home page, click Get Assistance.
Step 3: Click through the Schedule Advising Appointment workflow:
- Pick the desired area for your meeting- select Advising/ Academic Assistance
- Pick the reason for your meeting- Select Meet with Assigned Advisor
- Pick a Date- typically the next day or within the next week, depending on time of year
Select Find Available Time.
Step 4: Select Appointment time
If your advisor has created Appointment availability, click a time block to select the desired appointment time under your desired location
To schedule an in-person appointment with your Academic Advisor select a time under the location of University Studies-Advisor.
To schedule a virtual appointment with your Academic Advisor select a time under the location of University Studies-Advisor-Virtual.
Step 5: Review appointment details and confirm.
You can input any comments for the advisor here and then click Schedule. You will receive an email confirmation once you’ve successfully scheduled the appointment. For in-person appointments, come to 148-150 South College Avenue with your ID card and check in at the front desk. For virtual appointments go back to the confirmation email to locate the zoom link for your appointment.
Step 6: As with any system, remember to Logout when you’re done utilizing the BHSC platform.
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