Spring 2013 Advising Conversations

UM Advisors, please join Advising Conversations for information and lively conversation!

February 7, 2013
UC 330, 12-1:30pm
MUS CORE – – An Alternative Option for General Education Requirements.  What is it and what are the implications for two year and transfer students.

March 7, 2013
UC 330, 12-1:30pm
Best practices – Group vs. One-on-One Advising during priority registration.  Drop-ins vs. scheduled appointments.   Faculty vs. staff advising (or a hybrid version).  What models do you utilize?  Please come and share your experiences, as well as the forms, protocols and techniques you use to manage heavy case-loads during peak periods!

 March 28th 
UC 330, 12-1:30pm
What’s new in your department or advising area?  Any new courses in your area or changes to General Education designations?  Are you employing any new techniques or tools?   This is also an opportunity to get helpful feedback from the group on how you might approach advising challenges you’ve been experiencing.   (Round table discussion.)

April 25th
UC 330, 12-1:30pm
Summer Orientation information session with Karissa Drye
, Assistant Director of Marketing & Recruitment, Enrollment Services.

As always, all faculty and staff are welcome, and no RSVP is needed. Hope to see you there.

~Submitted by S. Beth Howard, PhD, Director of University Advising Services


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