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Mission, Vision, Goals


Our mission is to guide students through their first year of college by employing a supportive and collaborative professional partnership. Academic Success Advisors are dedicated to teaching first year and transfer students how to navigate essential information and build necessary skills to be successful throughout their college career and beyond. We are here to support all students even after their first year at Oswego.


Our vision is to provide quality, holistic advisement services that meet each student's unique needs. Through partnership with colleagues across campus we aim to establish an environment that supports student retention and success.


  • Aid students in having successful transition to the university.
  • Ensure students know how to utilize campus resources and support services.
  • Assess an appropriate academic plan for timely graduation based on demonstrated academic abilities, personal interests, and expressed goals.
  • Assist student in the process of interpreting and taking responsibility for knowing university policies and procedures, including the importance of adhering to deadlines.
  • Continuously assess academic progress and success through technology such as MyOswego, Degreeworks, Starfish.
  • Encourage students to utilize professional communication across campus for career readiness and life skills.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will know the campus resources and academic support services available to them.
  • Students will know how to use Oswego technologies such as MyOswego and Degreeworks.
  • Students will know how to register for classes.
  • Students will understand academic policies and procedures.
  • Students will have an understanding of their graduation and degree requirements.