Study at APU30CurriculumCourse RegistrationExaminations and GradingSeminar SubjectsOff-campus Study ProgramsOther Information and Programs■ Basic Academic Information1.3.8Study SupportAPU offers a variety of study support options to support students in their independent study. We hope that all students will proactively make use of this support and that it will prove useful in their studies. Academic AdvisingAPU offers "Academic Advising" for students in order to help them identify and achieve their goals both academically and personally. Advising is conducted through meetings with university faculty and staff, and aims to enable students to achieve the following:・ Maximize awareness and utilization of APU's multicultural learning environment・ Make a smooth transition into University student life・ Create their own plan of study・ Take responsibility for following their own plan of studyTopics for Academic AdvisingYou can speak with an advisor on any issue, large or small. Please consider academic advising for the following topics, or for any other questions you wish to ask or concerns you might have. ・ Difficulty getting used to the University ・ Time-management problems・ Unsure what to do now to prepare for your future ・ Difficulty waking up in the morning・ Unsure how to write reports ・ Trouble completing credits・ Trouble understanding class・ Having too many things you want to do and not knowing where to beginAdvising by AppointmentAdvance reservation is required for an advising session. Information regarding available dates and how to reserve an advising session can be found on the "Academic Advising" page of the Academic Ofce website. Advising sessions are 45 minutes in length.If the situation is extremely urgent, please visit the appropriate ofce or the counseling room. Additionally, for questions or advice regarding scholarships, please visit the Student Ofce.