Faculty advisers anchor the College’s commitment to students’ academic development. By virtue of their commitment to and close interaction with students, faculty are best positioned to understand their students’ academic potential and needs, and how to best cultivate the students’ academic and professional promise. At Lafayette, faculty academic advising is an integral part of teaching.

Degree Requirements

Current year requirements for completion of a program of study as listed and explained by the academic department or program.

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Faculty advisers guide students in every step of their intellectual development. Faculty mentors support students as they explore and discover their academic aspirations, make course selection decisions each semester, and monitor their progress toward graduation.

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Policies and Procedures

Read the fine print about select academic regulations essential to academic advisers.

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Faculty members are encouraged to know about and utilize the abundant referral resources at the College.

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Lafayette College reserves the right in its sole judgment to amend any policy or program described herein without prior notice to persons who might thereby be affected. At its sole option, the College may suspend or eliminate courses, academic departments, or degree programs; change curricular offerings, graduation requirements, and regulations on standing of students; alter its class schedule and academic calendar; or make changes of any nature whenever in its judgment such changes are desirable for any reason. The provisions of this publication are not to be regarded as an irrevocable contract between the College and the student. Payment of tuition or attendance at any classes shall constitute acceptance by the student of the College's rights as set forth in this paragraph.