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Advising

Students must meet regularly with their advisor to assist with course selection and academic planning. Many academic programs require specific sequencing in order to reach degree completion in a timely manner. Also, students frequently benefit from guidance in exploring potential majors and coordinating career goals with education opportunities or study aboard programs.

Note: In the event of a discrepancy between the Middle Georgia State University Catalog and any departmental materials (including Advising Worksheets), the Middle Georgia State Catalog prevails.

Freshman and Sophomores (< 60 hours)

Freshmen and Sophomores meet with professional advisors each semester. Listed below is contact information and locations of professional advisors:

Connie Jenkins - Macon and Warner Robins
Phone: 478.471.2724

Marie Fordham - Macon, Cochran, and Dublin
Phone: 478.471.2793

Monique Shine - Macon
Phone: 478.471.2724


Juniors and Seniors (> 60 hours)

Juniors and Seniors who have been accepted into the School of Business will be assigned to a Faculty advisor. Students with a 2.5 GPA or below must meet with their Faculty advisors each semester. Juniors and Seniors with above a 2.5 GPA are required to meet with their Faculty advisors annually. If you do not know who your advisor is, please contact the School of Business: 478-471-2724

E-Advising

Freshmen and Sophomores who do not live on campus may be advised online through e-advising. Please click the following link and set up your account and schedule your e-advising appointment: https://www.mga.edu/advising/e-advising.php.

Advising Documents

Listed below are degree planning sheets which students may find helpful during the advising and registration process.

Completion of degree in 8 semesters:
Completion of degree in 12 semesters:
Completion of degree in 18 semesters:

Expectations of the Advising process

Advisors are expected to...
  • Comply with requirements of the Federal Education Rights and Privacy Act and other college regulations.
  • Understand Middle Georgia State University program/degree requirements and effectively communicate them.
  • Assist advisee in making course selections and long term plans.
  • Be a point source for resources and referrals.
  • Be available throughout the academic year, including prior to and during early registration.
Advisees are expected to...
  • Respect the advisor.
  • Make, keep, and be on time for appointments.
  • Read and apply the information in the Academic Catalog.
  • Be prepared for appointments.
  • Be familiar with program of study/degree requirements/curriculum (learn about prerequisites, etc.)