Navigate User Guide

Not sure where to find what you're looking for? See what is available on our Navigate webpage for tutorials by viewing the table of contents below. Tutorials are being added here regularly, so check back for updates!

For step-by-step video tutorials, please visit the Video Tutorials page.

Note: PDF versions of tutorials available by request. Please email Navigate Help if you'd like to request a hard-copy.

Table of Contents

Advanced Search

  • What is an advanced search?
  • Saving a search
  • Exporting a search
  • Search for students by major 
  • Search for graduated students
  • Search for graduating students
  • Search for current students unregistered for coming term
  • Search for new incoming transfer students


  • Issuing an alert
  • Reviewing alerts
  • Alert reasons - Where do alerts go?

Faculty Office Hours

  • Adding Availability
  • Editing Availability
  • Copying Availability
  • Managing Availability Using Synced Outlook
  • How Students Schedule an Appointment
  • Appointment Length

Appointment Campaigns

  • How to create an appointment campaign
  • Managing an appointment campaign
  • Canceling an appointment

Assigned Advisor Appts.

  • Registration PIN
  • Advising Appointment Campaigns
  • General Advising Availability
  • Student Information


  • Syncing outlook calendar
  • Creating availability
  • Personal availability link (PALs)
  • Editing availability
  • Student worker availability

Notes & Appointment Summaries

Student Profiles

  • Overview page
  • History page
  • Courses page

Student Lists

  • Uploading a student list
  • Adding students to a student list within Navigate
  • Exporting a student list


  • Check-ins 
  • Appointments
  • Student Info
  • Student Enrollments


  • Emailing advisees
  • Emailing from a list
  • Emailing from a student's profile