Mission & Vision Statements

Mission Statement

The first year advising program at Philadelphia University instructs students in how best to use and appreciate the resources of the university in order to meet their educational and professional goals.  Advisors provide opportunities and assist students to make decisions that are consistent with their abilities and interests.  Deliberate and intentional academic advising guides students in setting goals, making choices, collaborating with others, and valuing the contribution of higher education to real-world problem solving.

Vision Statement

The first year advising program at Philadelphia University will be recognized for its focus on helping students develop the abilities to make decisions, set goals, and appreciate how university resources aid their academic and professional success in the changing global marketplace. The program will do so through the balanced use of technological resources, personal interaction, and a profound commitment to first year student success.