Academic Advising

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Explore Your Options Schedule

The Explore Your Options series features faculty and student perspectives on fields of study and special opportunities available to undergraduates at IU Bloomington.  The series is designed to provide students with an opportunity to explore their academic options as they build and refine their academic plans.  The presentations are free and open to all IUB undergraduates.  As an added bonus, there will be a Career Ambassador at each program to let you know the many ways in which the Career Development Center at IU can help you to find the best fit for a career field for you along with internships and jobs!

Overseas Study Summer Programs
Tuesday, January 15, Teter ASC Classroom F258, 6-7 p.m. 

Consider making overseas study a part of your IUB degree!  Join an advisor from the Office of Overseas Study, and students recently returned from study abroad, for a discussion of Summer 2013 and future   Overseas Study options.  Information about financial aid opportunities, eligibility requirements and applications will be available. Bon Voyage!

Overseas Study Summer Programs
Wednesday, January 16, Briscoe ASC Classroom C130, 6-7 p.m. 

Consider making overseas study a part of your IUB degree!  Join an advisor from the Office of Overseas Study and students recently returned from study abroad for a discussion of Summer 2013 and future   Overseas Study options.  Information about financial aid opportunities, eligibility requirements and applications will be available.  Bon Voyage!

Learning Outside the Classroom:  Service and Field Work Courses! 
Thursday, January 17, Teter ASC Classroom F258, 6-7 p.m.         

IU Bloomington offers many exciting opportunities to learn beyond the classroom and even beyond the campus.  If you have an interest in community service and helping others, you might choose to take advantage of the opportunity to learn of student organizations at IU with service options, civic engagement possibilities at IU, Student Life and Learning opportunities, and Service Learning courses!  If you have a desire to get off the beaten path, you might want to spend part of your summer learning about the volcanoes of the Sierra Nevada (on location!) or studying permaculture in the Hoosier National Forest or native ecology in Jamaica.  Join us to learn how you can take your education beyond the campus and earn academic credit while expanding your horizons!  

Overseas Study in English
Wednesday, January 23, Teter ASC Classroom F258, 6-7 p.m. 

Consider building your academic experiences by making overseas study a part of your IUB degree!  Join an advisor from the Office of Overseas Study and students recently returned from study abroad for a discussion of overseas study options in English-speaking countries.  Some English language options are offered in locations where English is not the primary language.  Information about financial aid opportunities, eligibility requirements and applications will be available at this meeting.  Bon Voyage! 

Advertising, Marketing and Distribution:  Options Beyond the Kelley School of Business
Thursday, January 24, Briscoe SAR Classroom C110, 6-7 p.m. 

Are you interested in developing marketing and distribution management skills as you pursue your undergraduate degree? Attend this event and hear from faculty in Tourism, Hospitality, & Events Management; Sports Marketing & Management; the career fields of Public Relations and of Advertising through the School of Journalism; and the department of Telecommunications path to a career in Telecommunications Industry and Management!  All opportunities to move into career fields in the Business world and all options beyond the Kelley School of Business!

Kelley School of Business Admissions & Opportunities in Kelley for Students!
Tuesday, February 5, Union Street Center Cedar Hall Auditorium (across from Eigenmann Hall on 10th and Union Streets),
6-7 p.m. 

Admission to the Kelley School of Business (KSB) undergraduate program is very selective.  Attend this event to hear from KSB admissions staff about the requirements for admission, the application review process and what it takes to be a successful candidate to the Kelley School of Business!  If you are considering applying to the Kelley School of Business and did not attend a KSB Admissions meeting last fall semester, make plans now to attend this meeting!  Additionally, we invite you to explore the majors available in the Kelley School of Business and find out about special opportunities such as Business-specific study abroad programs and the Business Honors program. 

School of Informatics & Computer Science Admissions & Opportunities for Students!
Thursday, February 7, Location:  Briscoe C105, 6-7 p.m. 

Are you interested in becoming one of tomorrow’s technology leaders?  Perhaps you want to create computer animation that blows Avatar out of the water. Use massive amounts of data to generate ideas for slowing the spread of HIV/AIDS. Design the next generation of hand-held devices, or write their sleek yet super-sophisticated software. Thwart hackers gunning for top-secret info. Understand the genetic properties of cancer and develop drugs to treat it. Conduct a computer-generated symphony. Launch the next Facebook or Twitter. Dream up the new big tech idea that revolutionizes the business world and society.  Join us tonight to learn of admission requirements and the above possibilities and more!

Kelley School of Business Admissions & Opportunities in Kelley for Students!
Monday, February 11, Briscoe SAR Classroom C105, 6-7 p.m. 

Admission to the Kelley School of Business (KSB) undergraduate program is very selective.  Attend this event to hear from KSB admissions staff about the requirements for admission, the application review process and what it takes to be a successful candidate to the Kelley School of Business!  If you are considering applying to the Kelley School of Business and did not attend a KSB Admissions meeting last fall semester, make plans now to attend this meeting!  Additionally, we invite you to explore the majors available in the Kelley School of Business and find out about special opportunities such as Business-specific study abroad programs and the Business Honors program.  

Allied Health & Health Programs at Indiana University!
Monday, February 18, Teter ASC Classroom F258,  6-7 p.m.

Health care remains one of the fastest growing sectors of the U.S. economy. If you are considering a career in health care or related fields, you won’t want to miss this presentation. Representatives from the Health Professions & Prelaw Center, Speech and Hearing Sciences, Dietetics, Athletic Training, Recreational Therapy, and Optometric Technology will be on hand to answer your questions and provide you with the information you need to know about these exciting fields!

Going Global: World Peoples & Cultures
Wednesday, February 20,  Teter ASC Classroom F258,  6-7 p.m.

In an increasingly globalized culture and economy, those who have a better understanding of other peoples and cultures are at a competitive advantage.  Fortunately, one of IU Bloomington’s great strengths is its international programs.  If you’re wondering where to start, come out and join us as representatives from American Studies, Anthropology, Geography, International Studies, Folklore & Ethnomusicology, and Religious Studies discuss the degree programs available through their departments and answer your questions.  Mark your calendars now for this exciting and informative event!

Sports, Fitness, & Outdoor Recreation
Tuesday, February 26,   Teter ASC Classroom F258 6-7 p.m.

Have you ever thought about the importance of sports, recreation and outdoor activities in a world where most of us spend ever increasing amounts of time in front of a computer screen? Are you interested in a career that supports healthy lifestyles? Whether you spend your time reveling in wilderness adventures, playing sports, or just following your favorite team, it’s time to consider the possibility of turning your interests into a career!  Representatives from the Departments of Applied Health Science, Kinesiology, and Recreation, Park, and Tourism Studies in the new School of Public Health will be on hand to provide an overview of the majors they offer in this School at IUB! You’ll also have the opportunity to learn the requirements for a earning a minor or minors that are offered by the School of Public Health!  Don't miss this opportunity to find out how you can build on your interests in sports, recreation, and outdoor living to develop an academic program that will open doors to a future career you’ll truly love! 

Liberal Arts & Management Program (LAMP)
Wednesday, February 27, Briscoe ASC Classroom C130, 6-7 p.m. 

Would you like to develop your leadership skills and study business management from multiple perspectives while earning a degree from the College of Arts & Sciences?  If so, the Liberal Arts & Management Program (LAMP) may be for you.  The LAMP advisor and current LAMP students will be on hand to give you the inside scoop and share their experiences.  Join us to learn more about this exciting and selective program!  Applications to LAMP will be accepted until April 1, 2013.  Don’t let this opportunity pass you by!   

School of Informatics & Computer Science Admissions & Opportunities for Students!
Thursday, February 28, Teter ASC Classroom F258 , 6-7 p.m.

Are you interested in becoming one of tomorrow’s technology leaders?  Perhaps you want to create computer animation that blows Avatar out of the water. Use massive amounts of data to generate ideas for slowing the spread of HIV/AIDS. Design the next generation of hand-held devices, or write their sleek yet super-sophisticated software. Thwart hackers gunning for top-secret info. Understand the genetic properties of cancer and develop drugs to treat it. Conduct a computer-generated symphony. Launch the next Facebook or Twitter. Dream up the new big tech idea that revolutionizes the business world and society.  Join us tonight to learn of admission requirements and the above possibilities and more!

Managing Business and Financial Information (Alternate degree programs to entering the Kelley School of Business)
Monday, March 4, Briscoe ASC Classroom C130, 6-7 p.m.

Interested in working in the business environment, but not necessarily interested in a business degree?  There are many majors at IUB that provide students opportunities to gain the types of skills businesses seek, including technical skills and problem solving.  Join us for information about the following programs in three IUB schools.  The College of Arts & Sciences (COLL) majors in Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, and the Liberal Arts & Management Certificate Program (LAMP).  The School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) major in Public Financial Management.  The School of Informatics & Computer Science degrees will also attend! Please do yourself a favor and join us at this important event! 

Choose Your Major Workshop

Thursday, March 21, Teter ASC Classroom F258, 6-7 p.m. 

Still not sure where to begin when choosing your major?  You are not alone!  Join us to learn about some of the best ways to begin this process.  Return to IU next Fall 2013 semester ready to declare your major and choose other academic and extra-curricular experiences to build your unique Academic Portfolio!