A sheep without a shepherd they say, goes astray. In view of this, Imo state polytechnic offers strong academic and management advising for all students in its nominal role.

Orientation programs are organized for newly admitted students at the start of every academic session. This orientation program is geared towards intimating the incoming students on the institution ethics and rules and regulations guiding them at the polytechnic. Workshops and seminars are organized for both the old and new students from time to time to keep them abreast of the latest happenings in the education sector and at the same time enlighten them on the best path to follow in achieving their set goals.