Honors College Advising and Mentoring

The Honors College provides individual advising to each Honors Scholar. In addition, every student is assigned an advisor within the department of their major. Honors students are assigned an advisor according to their class standing, as given below.

 

Class Standing

Advisor

Procedure

All Accelerated students, Seniors and Beyond

Dr. Shivon Boodhoo

Visits by appointment only

Appointment hours are available Mon through Friday by clicking the link below.

Please click here to make an appointment with Dr. Boodhoo.

Dr. Boodhoo will contact you directly to confirm your appointment. Appointment requests must be made more than 24 hours in advance.

All other Freshman, Sophomores and Juniors

Dr. Dawn Klimovich

Walk-in advising schedule :

Monday: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Tuesday: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM AND 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Thursday: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Friday: By appointment only (email dawn.e.klimovich@njit.edu for appointment)

Advising schedules during registration periods will be different - registration schedule will be sent by e-mail.

Assignments are based on your official class standing as determined by the number of credits completed, except that you will not change advisors in the middle of an academic year.  All advisor changes become effective on August 15 of each year.

STEPS FOR ADVISING

  • STEP ONE: All Freshmen registering for their second or third term: consult your advisor in your major department and decide on the courses that satisfy your major requirements, GUR, and any electives.

  • STEP TWO: Review list of honors courses for next semester. Select two of your courses as Honors courses. First-semester Honors Scholars will be advised in their Freshman Seminars how to select Honors courses.

  • STEP THREE:  An appointment schedule for registration will be distributed in First-Year Seminar classes. Second semester freshmen will receive an e-mail. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Klimovich for approval of Honors courses and permission to register. Freshmen in accelerated programs are to meet with Dr. Boodhoo. Bring along your list of courses as discussed with your major academic advisor.
  • Another important part of the freshman advising process is the creation of the student's Individual Education Plan as part of the Honors Freshman Seminar. First semester freshmen should bring the IEP with them to their Honors advising appointment.


Students past the first year are encouraged to submit their course list for each upcoming term via email, to ensure that Honors course requirements are being met.  Submit your course list to the appropriate advisor. Those having difficulty finding or choosing Honors courses are especially urged to consult with their Honors advisor to avoid difficulties later.

We welcome advising appointments and email at any time of the year. See above for walk-in schedules and instructions for making an appointment.


Peer Mentoring

The Passing the Torch Mentor Program provides every first-year honors student an opportunity to be assigned an upper-class honors peer mentor.