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Academic Advising

Post University’s Main Campus Advising (for main campus students) and Academic Success Counselor program (for students in our accelerated degree programs) are integral parts of the University’s academic support services. They provide each student with personalized and proactive coaching.

Our Academic Advisors and Academic Success Counselors assist you in everything from selecting your major, scheduling courses, and understanding and fulfilling academic policies and procedures. They also serve as mentors, offering practical advice and guidance on how best to achieve your academic, personal and career goals.

Once main campus students select a major, the Advising Department assigns a member of the full-time instructional staff as their personal advisor. In addition, many students work with faculty members in their given major as advisors. Students are encouraged to work with both their Academic and Faculty Advisor to ensure success throughout their academic career at Post. 

Academic Success Counselors (ASC) assist students in scheduling courses, as well as interpreting and fulfilling academic policies and procedures. They also serve as mentors, providing students with practical advice and guidance on how best to achieve their academic, personal and career goals. These advisors are specialists in their fields and can give students a real-world view of what to expect when they earn their degree, as well as provide direction when it comes time to search for internships or a full-time job after graduation. 

Main Campus Academic Advising
Located in Torrance Hall
For general questions, call 203.596.4539

ADP Academic Success Counselor Contact Information
For general questions, call 800.345.2562, ext. 2508
You can locate your Academic Success Counselor’s name via WebReg.

Academic Support Services

For General questions please e-mail adpadvisor@post.edu, or call 888.801.7373

Common Services Include:

  • Verify records for accuracy

  • Assist with changing or declaring a major, minor, concentration or degree level

  • Help with course planning

  • Confirm that your chosen electives meet your degree requirements

  • Conduct transfer evaluations

  • Referral to other departments

  • Assist in understanding University policy and help with compliance

  • Prepare final degree audit prior to graduation

How Do You Register for Classes?

You are encouraged to register at least two weeks prior to the start of classes.

• Visit http://register.post.edu to register for online and regional classes

• You must register online for classes in the Accelerated Degree Programs

• To meet graduation goals, it is a vital aspect of your program to plan out your academic schedule as far as you are able (through the last advertised MOD), and to register as soon as MODs are online and available for registration

• Payment or payment arrangements must be made prior to registration. Please contact the Office of Student Accounts before registering

Where can you turn for more help?

For questions about registration, billing and Financial Aid:

The ADP Advising Guide can be found in the Quick Links section of the Advising page of the website, or by picking up a hard copy in the Advising Office. This is an invaluable resource that may answer most of your Advising questions.

Matriculation Policy

To matriculate at Post University means that a student is degree-seeking.

To be considered a matriculated undergraduate student, either online or at a regional location, you must have completed these steps:

To be considered a matriculated graduate online or regional location student at Post University, a student must have:

  • Completed a graduate application (see 3.2)

  • Submitted a completed and signed Post University Transcript Request Form (see 3.2)

  • Attained an undergraduate GPA of 3.00 or above. (For exceptions to this requirement, see Acceptance with Conditions and Matriculation Section 3.2.3)

  • Provided two letters of recommendation from academics or professionals attesting to the applicant’s ability to undertake and complete graduate work or such other certifications or documentation as determined by the Dean or Program Director of the program to which the student is applying. o For the MSA, an essay describing interest in obtaining an MSA from Post University

  • Completed minimum work experience/prerequisites as follows:

  • 3-5 years of relevant full-time work experience for the MBA or MPA Program

  • 1-3 years of relevant full-time work experience for the M.Ed. Program

  • 1 year of relevant full-time work or volunteer experience for the MSHSV Program

  • For the MSA Program, students who did not acquire an undergraduate degree in Accounting from an accredited academic institution must complete eight prerequisite undergraduate courses (24 credits) before beginning the 30-credit MSA program:
    ACC111 Financial Accounting
    ACC211 Managerial Accounting
    ACC303 Intermediate Accounting I
    ACC330 Federal Income Tax
    ACC340 Intermediate Accounting
    ACC430 Accounting Information Systems
    ACC450 Advanced Accounting

  • Submitted a current resume

Once admitted to a graduate degree program, the student is matriculated in that particular program of study. Once the student is matriculated, all course work must be taken at Post University. Credits earned at another institution will not be accepted toward the graduate degree program.