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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 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.