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The H-E-B School of Business & Administration at UIW

Advising Specialist | HEBSBA

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H-E-B School of Business & Administration Advisor Ms. Haley AyresHaley Ayres, M.Ed. is the Advising Specialist to the H-E-B School of Business and Administration. First-time incoming business students are assigned Mrs. Ayres as their academic advisor for two years. Transfer business students are assigned to her for one year. After this time, business students will be assigned a faculty member to serve as their advisor.

Mrs. Ayres assists students with course selections and degree plan guidance. She also helps with audit reviews and discusses student responsibilities and community service requirements. She is a connection to other resources on campus, guiding students on their path to graduation.

Mrs. Ayres joined the H-E-B School of Business as the Advising Specialist in 2015. She previously served as an athletic academic advisor in the Student Success Department at UIW. Mrs. Ayres received her Bachelor of Arts in English from Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas, and her Masters of Education in Workforce Development Education from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.

Services

  1. The pathway to graduation: 4 year degree plan (sequence and value)
  2. The significance of community service and how to identify community service opportunities
  3. How to create and understand a degree evaluation
  4. Study abroad opportunities and the significance for business students
  5. The steps in professional/career development for a business student
  6. How to access and utilize resources on campus (tutoring, career services, campus life, financial aid)
  7. The language of higher education (example: credit hours, prerequisites, etc.)
  8. Keys to success in college (importance of attendance, classroom etiquette, visiting faculty during office hours, effective communication, etc.)
  9. The UIW mission and its impact on student success
  10. The appropriate courses for registration and how to register.

Appointments

Mrs. Ayres is available by appointment only. Please see her contact information below to set an appointment.

If you are not a first-time incoming student to UIW or a transfer student, please see your faculty advisor for information regarding registration and degree plans

Advising Resources

  • How to find your advisor – LINK
  • How to access registration information – LINK
  • How to prepare for registration – LINK
  • How to locate course prerequisites – LINK
  • How to register for classes – LINK
  • How to view your course schedule – LINK
  • Advising Terms Explained – LINK
  • Advising FAQs – LINK
  • UIW Core Curriculum – LINK

Student Success Resources

  • Registration, Financial Aid, and Student Records –LINK
  • Bannerweb and Blackboard Assistance – LINK
  • Degree Works Tutorial – LINK
  • Career and Professional Development – LINK
  • Testing Resources – LINK
  • Tutoring Services – LINK
  • Writing Center – LINK

Documents & Forms

  • Capstone I Entry Form – LINK
  • Athlete Advising Form – LINK
  • Recommended 4-year plan for BBA core classes – LINK
  • Academic Change Form – LINK
      • Complete this form to change/add a major, concentration, minor, or advisor. Please turn in the completed form to the University Advising Center to get processed.
  • Student Schedule Planner – LINK
    • This template is available to help students visualize their schedule for the semester.
  • Online Course Enrollment: International Students – LINK
    • International students must complete the Online Course Enrollment Request Form to register for a main campus online course. Enrollment must be verified by your academic advisor and then approved by the International Student & Scholar Services before you are authorized to enroll.

Contact Information

Haley Ayres, M.Ed.
Email: ayres@uiwtx.edu
Phone: (210) 930-8014
Office: Gorman Business & Education Center, GB 206