Advising Workflow & Appointment Notes
This session provides best practice strategies on how to strategically and efficiently build advising appointment workflow and provide guidelines for entering appointment notes.
GPA Calculation & Grade Forgiveness
This session provides detailed instruction on GPA calculations, an in-depth look at UofSC's Grade Forgiveness policy, and considerations regarding Grade Forgiveness for students and advisors.
Interventions & Referrals
This session provides best practice strategies and guidelines for providing student interventions, making referrals to campus partners, and appropriate follow-up with students.
Financial Considerations of Academic Decisions
This session brings representatives from the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships and the Office of the Bursar together to discuss common academic decisions such as adding/dropping courses, changing majors, withdrawing from the University, etc. and the resulting financial consequences. Advisors will gain an understanding of how to foster student awareness of financial consequences and make appropriate referrals.
My UofSC Experience
This session provides information about the My UofSC Experience initiative and the online system that collects and reports records of student involvement in experiential and engaged learnings. Advisors will learn how to incorporate it into advising conversations as it provides a more holistic view of a student’s college experience.
Appreciative Advising Workshop
This session provides an overview of Appreciative Advising based on the book titled, The Appreciative Advising Revolution. The six phases of Appreciative Advising – Disarm, Discover, Dream, Design, Deliver, and Don't Settle – will be defined and participants will learn and practice implementing each phase into their advising practice.