Important COVID-19 Information

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Due to weather conditions, all 2021 Doane Commencement ceremonies will be held indoors at the Fuhrer Fieldhouse. Visit for more details on the venue change.

What is an academic advisor?

An academic advisor is a professor who works with students throughout their education at Doane University. The academic advisor assists the student with registration of classes and other aspects of academic advising. During their first year at Doane, R\honda Lake will serve as their first-year success advisor. Following their first year, a faculty member takes over to guide students through their major all the way to graduation. This faculty member is typically a professor within the student’s major. If the student is undecided, a faculty member aligned with their interests will step in to guide them. For more information, visit Doane’s Advising webpage.