Professor Conferences

Mandatory and Recommended

Your professor will be available for one-on-one conferences, skills coaching, research advice, grammar practice, and general academic support, before and after every class by appointment.

Three Mandatory Conferences

  • Once before the Spring Break
    • Students who do not conference will receive a failing Midterm grade
  • Once after the Spring Break (before April 11)
  • Once on the final day of class for an end-of-semester Grade Conference

Recommended Conferences

  • Early in the semester to get a “grade forecast”
  • Any time you don’t understand an assignment or need specific advice
  • While you’re developing your research thesis

When and Where

  • Make an appointment for any Tuesday or Thursday before or after class
  • Conferences will be held in or near our usual classroom

How to Schedule