All Open Option ArtsComm students are advised by the Assistant Dean of the School of the Arts and Communication. Through the AMM 99 seminar, individual advising sessions, and both classroom and outside exploration, students will work toward transitioning to a major by the end of their sophomore year.
Open Option students will meet with the Assistant Dean at least once per semester to discuss performance in current courses, plan for the upcoming registration, and discuss/explore personal and professional aspirations. Students are expected to schedule a meeting well in advance of registration and attend advisement sessions prepared with classes in their PAWS shopping cart and questions in mind.
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The Collaborative Advising Relationship
The advising process is a collaborative relationship between the Open Option student and Assistant Dean. Please review the TCNJ Advising Agreement for an understanding of the expectations of both students and advisors.