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The Gloria S. William Advisement Center’s mission is to promote student success by empowering undergraduate students to take responsibility for achieving their academic goals. The Advisement Center delivers high quality advising services by providing accurate and timely academic resources, materials and information to the campus community and students. Success comes from continued participation in the growth of students.

Contact Us

Raubinger Hall, Room 140, Wayne, NJ 07470

Phone: 973-720-2653 / Fax: 973-720-3208

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 4:30PM

An Advisor is Expected to:
  • Be available, approachable, and respectful of students
  • Encourage and support students as they develop realistic goals and attainable educational plans
  • Have a thorough understanding of William Paterson University’s core curriculum, institutional requirements, and degree requirements 
  • Be efficient and accurate when discussing degree requirements with advisees
  • Assist students in developing decision-making skills and encourage them to accept responsibility for their choices
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Be knowledgeable about campus resources, support services, and opportunities; referring students as needed
An Advisee is Expected to:
  • Be respectful of their advisor
  • Schedule appointments with their advisor via Navigate and be on time
  • Be prepared for appointments by becoming familiar with the William Paterson University Catalog, core curriculum, and program of study for their major
  • Check their Pioneer email regularly and become familiar with WPConnect
  • Ask questions
  • Familiarize themselves with the academic calendar and be aware of important deadlines, such as advisement and withdrawal
  • Accept responsibility for their decisions
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