Advising Resources for Faculty and Staff

See below for some useful advising-related resources. We are continuing to add to this page and recommendations are welcomed! If you have any suggestions for helpful resources that should be listed, please let us know by submitting a feedback form.

Academic Advising Updates

These are the most recent advising-related updates. This information is also emailed to all academic advisors.

Last updated on 10/13/21

Live Training Sessions

Virtual synchronous training sessions with topics that include general advising, LEP and SSC Navigate. Sessions are flexible to the needs of attendees with plenty of time for questions. 

 

Academic Maps 

Academic Maps serve as a suggested course sequence to assist students in planning their schedules. They lay out the courses they must take for a particular major in a semester-by-semester format.

 

Academic Standing 

The information presented on this website is intended to help undergraduate students understand the four levels of academic standing (Good Standing, Warning, Probation and Dismissal) and provide information regarding available support to those who find themselves on warning, probation or dismissal.

 

Advising Videos for Faculty and Staff 

These videos provide step-by-step instructions/advice on various advising-related matters.

 

Banner PROD How-To's

Step-by-step instructions on how to complete common advising-related actions in Banner such as assigning an advisor, looking up registration holds, etc. 

 

Course and Program of Study Eligibility for Financial Aid 

Financial Aid CPOS: Policy Tips for Faculty Advisors (PDF)

Students must be enrolled in a degree-seeking or eligible certificate program to receive federal financial aid (this includes Exploratory). View this web page for details. 

 

Degree Evaluation

The Degree Evaluation is a comprehensive, easy-to-use, web-based academic advising and degree audit tool designed to assist students and advisors in navigating curriculum requirements and evaluating progress towards graduation.

 

LEP QR Placement Information

This document provides math placement information for the LEP QR requirement.

 

GPA Calculator

This calculator is designed to calculate the credits a student needs to improve their current GPA.

 

Major Elimination Tool

A great first step in exploring majors, this resource gives students the opportunity to eliminate majors in which they have no interest, allowing them to then focus only on programs that are real possibilities.

 

Navigate

Navigate is a platform that provides a more seamless way for faculty and staff to organize services and communication to support student success. Navigate also offers many additional features such as cross-campus referrals and appointment scheduling, multi-modal student communications (email, text), centralized reporting, card swipe kiosks, and much more.