Advising Note Guidelines

Advising notes are used to help the advisor and the student recall information covered in advising meetings, emails, and phone conversations. Students can log in to My Missouri State and view advising notes. Therefore, it is important to follow some general guidelines when entering advising notes. Advisors are cautioned to refrain from documenting information about health or disability in advising notes.

These two documents are available to help advisors write appropriate advising notes:

Guidelines for Advising Notes

Advising Notes Do's and Don'ts

Any questions regarding the above documents should be directed to