AAC Graduation Road Map

Academic Advising Center’s (AAC) Graduation Roadmap

Freshman (0 - 30 credits)
 Utilize technological and college resources: DegreeWorks, CUNYFirst, MEC student email, College’s website, tutoring, library, etc.
 Develop friendships & become involved on campus.
 Connect with one faculty or staff member who cares about your success.
 Plan your first 2 years of coursework, confirming and including any transfer courses that apply.  15-credits per semester to graduate on time: remain constant in registering for 15 credits each semester.
 Devote ample time to your coursework.

Sophomore (31 - 60 credits): Welcome to the Academic Advising Center
 Develop a relationship with Academic Advisor and a Faculty Mentor: communicate, visit the advis-ing office, and remain engaged.
 Continue to utilize technological and college resources: DegreeWorks, CUNYFirst, MEC student email, College’s website, tutoring, library, etc.
 Seek early advisement and register early: prepare for advising by formulating questions. Register-ing early ensures the schedule that you want.
 15-credits per semester to graduate on time: remain constant in registering for 15 credits each semester.
 Engage in student life activities: an excellent way to network and connect with your peers.
 Create your resume and begin to engage with the Career Management Office.
 Confirm your academic major. Know requirements and career options related to that major.
 Make a plan for completing your remaining degree requirements.
 Get involved in learning opportunities that are challenging and relevant to your goals and life.
 Have you completed an Associate’s degree (AS, AA, AAS)?

Junior (61 - 90 credits)
 Continue to engage with Academic Advisor and a Faculty Mentor: communicate, visit the advising office and remain engaged.
 Continue to utilize technological and college resources: DegreeWorks, CUNYFirst, MEC student email, College’s website, tutoring, library, etc.
 Continue to seek early advisement and register early: prepare for advising by formulating ques-tions. Registering early ensures the schedule that you want.
 Continue to remain constant in registering for 15 credits each semester.
 Continue to engage in student life activities: great way to network and connect with your peers
 Continue to engage with the Career Management Office by attending workshops
 Expand your learning. Be a leader, volunteer, complete an internship, do a research project, etc.
 Develop your job or graduate school strategy.
 Update your academic plan as necessary.
 Have you completed an Associate’s degree (AS, AA, AAS)?

Senior (91 - 120 credits)
 Continue to engage with Academic Advisor and a Faculty Mentor: communicate, visit the office and remain engaged.
 Continue to utilize technological and college resources: DegreeWorks, CUNYFirst, MEC student email, College’s website, tutoring, library, etc.
 Continue to seek early advisement and register early: prepare for advising by formulating ques-tions. Registering early ensures the schedule that you want.
 Continue to remain constant in registering for 15 credits each semester.
 Continue to engage in student life activities: a great way to network and connect with your peers.
 Continue to engage with the Career Management Office by attending workshops.
 Participate in an experience related to your field of study.
 Seek additional learning opportunities aligned with your post-graduation plans.
 Implement the job or graduate school strategy you developed during your junior year.