Role of the Coordinator of Admissions

Role of the Coordinator of Admissions and Academic Advising

The Coordinator of Admissions and Academic Advising is appointed by the director.

In consultation with the director or associate director the Coordinator of Admissions and Academic Advising:

  • adjudicates transfer credit from other institutions
  • conducts  interviews  with potential students as necessary
  • maintains correspondence relating to graduate students
  • approves applications for Admission to Candidacy
  • serves as liaison between iSchool and University admissions and enrollment officers
  • organizes and conducts periodic advising meetings with faculty
  • is available for general advising of students enrolled in the graduate program
  • monitors quality and efficiency of advising program and recommends periodic means to upgrade
  • coordinates and administers all student appeals related to the School regarding, e.g., grades, equity and diversity, harassment, disability support [See Student Appeals.]

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