Advising Survey - Fall 2012

The Department of Agronomy and Horticulture is always looking for ways to serve our students better. The brief survey that follows is intended to improve our undergraduate advising services. Please reply to the questions and offer any comments at the end. Results of the survey will not be associated with any individual respondent. Thank you for your time.



  1. My major is:
    Agronomy
    Horticulture
    Plant Biology
    Turfgrass and Landscape Management


  1. My class year, based on credit hours completed is:
    Freshman (0-26 hours completed)
    Sophomore (27-52 hours)
    Junior (53-88 hours)
    Senior (89 or more hours)


  1. Overall, I have found the academic advising services I have received in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture to be:
    Very good
    Good
    Fair
    Poor
    Very poor


  1. My reason for giving the answer to the previous question is (check all that apply):
    Availability of on-line or print resources
    Timeliness or accuracy of information about academic procedures (applying for graduation, drop/add, getting permission codes, etc.)
    Availability of forms to process academic changes
    Knowledge about major-related issues (clubs, internships, etc.)
    Information about how to use resources such as MyRed, MyPlan, Blackboard, or Degree Audit
    Availability of people when I have questions
    Guidance on how to plan my academic program
    Guidance on how to plan my career goals
    Other (please describe in comment section)


  1. If I could change one thing to improve my undergraduate advising experience, that would be:
    More on-line or print resources
    More rapid processing of academic matters such as change of major, subsitutions, waivers, etc.
    Information about how to use resources such as MyRed, MyPlan, Blackboard, or Degree Audit
    More access to a non-faculty staff person for materials or information.
    More access to a faculty advisor
    More guidance with course selection and sequencing
    More career guidance
    Other (please describe in the comment section)


  1. Please provide any general comments or suggestions regarding undergraduate advising services.





Associate Professor of Practice
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, NE