Welcome to Southern Oregon University! You are now part of a wonderful community that provides many opportunities to learn and grow, with a supportive and innovative approach to higher education. We're happy to have you!
Please read the following to get started. You must complete all portions of this online orientation before meeting with an advisor.
What will you learn?
After completing the orientation, you will:
• Understand how advising works at SOU
• Be able to connect with a faculty member from your major department
• Understand degree requirements
• Understand how to register
• Understand how to use DegreeWorks (degree audit)
• Know how to locate other useful resources
Advising at SOU
You will have two advisors while you're here. Student Success Coordinator/Advisors for general degree requirements:
Robin Williams at WilliamR1@sou.edu and Edward Derr at DerrE@sou.edu for Business
Lea Griess at GriessL@sou.edu for Criminal Justice
Mary Patridge at PatridgM1@sou.edu for Education
You also have a major advisor who will help with all your major requirements.
If you are a business major, you can connect with David Parker at email@example.com.
If you are a Criminal Justice major, connect with Tanya Blakeley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are an Early Childhood Development, connect with K.C. Sam at email@example.com.