Office of Undergraduate Advising
Embry-Riddle is proud to support each individual student by assigning a professional advisor upon admission. Our Academic Advisors guide and support students as they progress through their academic careers. Advisors will continue to assist you through graduation with the following transactions:
- A contact with whom you can discuss needs in regard to academic and personal success
- Schedule planning
- Creating and updating your academic study plan
- Removal of the Advisor Hold, where applicable, before registration
- Guidance and referrals when needed
Current students can locate the name of your professional academic advisor through the Student Center in campus solutions.
Undergraduate Advising also works closely to get you connected with our experienced and dedicated faculty members to help mentor students as you prepare for careers in the global aviation and aerospace industry.
Our Academic Advisors are Located in the following areas:
University 101 (College Success) is a one-credit course required for most new students on campus. It is taught in groups of 20-25 by academic advisors, faculty, and staff throughout the campus, who have a special interest in first-year students. The Office of Undergraduate Advising monitors the course and trains the instructors and peer mentors. A peer mentor assists the instructor in each classroom instruction and serves as a point of contact for each student in the class.
Students learn from modules on study skills, academic integrity, degree completion plans, time management, budgeting, financial aid, applying for scholarships, professional behavior, Embry-Riddle’s history, campus resources, ethical issues in diversity, and social responsibility.
The First Generation Students Association is focused on first-in-the-family college students. The program provides transitional skills into college life, and holds special events.
Frequent activities include Dress for Success, trips to Kennedy Space Center, faculty-student gatherings, and motivational programming. Events are open to all students.
Limited scholarships are offered to members of the club, based on academic achievement and club participation.
"The First Generation Students Association Program has not only helped me succeed as a student, but also as a professional. The program opens all college students up to the world, and not just to books, which is what most students think college is all about. It has given me valuable information that I will carry throughout my college career and life. With free tutoring, scholarship opportunities, and awesome information seminars, First Gen is the all-in-one college experience everyone should be opened up to."
- Anthony Alvarado
"Being in the First Generation Students Association has inspired me to tackle things in college I normally wouldn't take the time to achieve: from learning the intricacies of financing and doing my taxes, to utilizing all of our campus' available resources as an opportunity to prepare myself for post-college life. Not to mention the people I have met, who all come from a similar background, in that we're first-generation students and heading toward a similar goal in leading successful lives."
- Roland Nunez
"The First Generation Students Association has meant a lot to me, especially this year being my first year as a college student. First Generation Students Association helped me with the transition from high school to college and from being watched over all the time to being responsible and on my own. The club even sponsored different presentations and conferences that were very helpful."
- Joel Johnson