Academic Advising Overview Drexel University views academic advising as integral to fulfilling the university's commitment to individual student growth and development. Every Drexel student is provided a professional academic advisor dedicated to fostering autonomy and informed decision making. Consistent with Drexel's Student Learning Priorities, professional academic advisors help students think about their educational experience within the context of each individual's unique abilities and aspirations. In this way, Drexel professional academic advisors can assist each student as they navigate their educational journey and help prepare them for success within the university and beyond. For a comprehensive listing of academic advisors, please visit our Advising Directory.