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Academic Advising

Academic Advising

At East Georgia State College, ACADEMIC ADVISING is a collaborative process designed to help all students succeed academically; develop an appropriate educational plan leading to graduation and beyond; focus on their life beyond the college experience; and assume a responsible and proactive role in their own education. 

Role of the Academic Success Advisor:

  • TO provide you with information on expectations for academic success and your role in the process.
  • TO assist you in creating an educational plan that is realistic and consistent with your overall academic goals.
  • TO help you understand the curriculum, graduation requirements and college policies and procedures.
  • TO make appropriate referrals to campus resources and encourage you to use available technology.
  • TO discuss transfer and career options with you.
  • TO hold regular office hours and respond to your emails and phone calls in a timely manner.

Role of the Advisee (YOU):

  • TO learn about college programs, policies and procedures.
  • TO check your EGSC email and reply to all correspondence that needs attention.
  • TO review your degree audit before each advising session and become familiar with your program and respective classes.
  • TO seek advisor services, if needed prior to registering for classes each semester.
  • TO learn how to select and schedule classes and be aware of important dates on the Academic Calendar.
  • TO schedule and keep advising appointments and take care of any holds on your student account.


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Academic Advisement Staff

  • Dr. Deborah N. Kittrell-Mikell

    Dr. Deborah Kittrell-Mikell

    President's Office/Academic Affairs

    Director Academic Support Services

    Phone: 706-729-2277


    Campus: Augusta

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  • Karen T. Murphree

    Karen T. Murphree

    President's Office/Academic Affairs/Academic Center for Excellence (ACE)

    Director of Learning Commons

    Phone: 912-623-2465


    Campus: Statesboro

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