Health Professions Advising at CSU

  • Your path to a career in a human or animal health profession can be complex. A Health Professions Advisor can help you prepare for a professional program and set you in the right direction.

Health professions students have several academic advisors available to assist them:

  1. CSU Academic Advisor (Primary Advisor): Guides the student toward successful completion of her/his Bachelor’s Degree at CSU. To find out who your CSU Advisor is, log into RamWeb.

Health Professions Advisor (Secondary Advisor): Assists the student in preparation for a health professional program.

CSU Health Professions Advising

Health Professions Advising at CSU is available for students interested in pursuing a career in healthcare professions or veterinary medicine. Students are encouraged to meet with health professions advisors once a semester during undergraduate study. Advising is available in one-on-one sessions and through other services offered by the Health Professions Advising office.

If you are a current CSU student, you can schedule a health professions advising appointment online through Navigate here. If you ARE NOT within driving distance of Fort Collins, and would like this to be a phone appointment, please write “PHONE APPOINTMENT” and include the best number to reach you in the appointment comments when you schedule your appointment. The advisor will call you at your scheduled time (MST). If you ARE within driving distance of Fort Collins, please schedule an in-person appointment. If you are not a current CSU student, you can schedule an appointment by calling the Collaborative for Student Achievement at (970) 491-7095.

Services provided in one-on-one advising sessions include:

  1. Course selection and pre-requisite planning
  2. Co-curricular and extracurricular activity planning
  3. Personal development enrichment and opportunities
  4. Understanding graduate and professional program requirements and policies
  5. Application assistance, including:
  6.         Application review and feedback
  7.         Personal statement assistance and feedback
  8.         Interview preparation and practice

Other resources/services offered include:

  • Information sessions
  • Weekly newsletters (Health Professions Happenings)
  • Student organizations: Health Professions Student Association clubs and Pre-Vet Club
  • Graduate and professional program visits and presentations
  • Mock Multi-Mini Interview (MMI) sessions for practice and feedback
  • Personal statement workshops
  • And more!
  • Check out the following Pre-Health Q&A: