English Major Advising Reference Sheet

The English Department in committed to advising students both for short-term and long-term goals.

The links at the right will help students navigate through their options for fulfilling their degree requirements. However, regular meetings with an English adviser to discuss students' goals and how to meet them are also required.

Students' advisers are English Department faculty members assigned by the department. Ideally, the adviser will be both a good resource for the student as well as a strong advocate for the the student's needs. If a students wishes to switch advisers, he or she may do so by filling out a form at the English Department Office.

Students are encouraged to get to know the English Department faculty members to enrich their intellectual experiences at Millersville University. Faculty members post office hours on their doors as well as on their syllabi so students can contact them easily. As well, students can call the English Department at 872-3064 to ascertain a faculty member's schedule.

Quick Tips

Is your GPA where you want it?
Do you want to understand your subjects better?
Do you need a great grade on that paper?

If you can’t  enroll in a writing course (ENGL 010, 110, 311, 312, 313, 316) please join the English Dept waiting list.

If you think that your study or time management skills might need improvement, try out the
Study Skills Workshops

If your writing can use some polishing or just a second set of eyes, come visit
The Writing Center

And if personal issues are distracting you, consider the
Counseling Center

We want you all to do your best—so be sure to take advantage of the resources out there to help you achieve.