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Academic Advising Resources

UM Advising Resources and Books

The University of Montevallo offers numerous resources to academic advisors as they assist students with course planning, crafting goals, and graduating in a timely manner. Below advisors will find a list of advising books at Carmichael Library, CAPP training, transfer credit resources, important policies, and campus resources.

Recommended Books

Advising Books at Carmichael Library

Other Resources

CAPP

CAPP Training Material 

Withdrawal/Drop Courses

Withdrawal/Drop Policy

Transfer Credits

The link below allows you to search for course equivalencies, STARS Guide information, and what scores are required on the CLEP/AP/IB/AICE exams to receive course credit at UM.

UM Transfer Credit Webpage

Using the Career Development Center as a Resource

Advisors should consider referring students to the Career Development Center (CDC)! Counselors in the CDC are licensed professionals who can assist students in various ways:

  • Academic and career support
  • Decision making
  • Understanding motivation
  • Goal setting
  • Creating plans to reach goals
  • Personality assessments
  • Career assessments
  • Resumes and cover letters
  • Employment search planning
  • Graduate or professional school planning
  • Professional interview preparation

CDC professionals also work collaboratively with the Falcon Success Center, Learning Enrichment Center, Counseling Services, and Health Services to best meet the needs of Montevallo students.