Faculty Advising Resources

New Advisor Training

Overview of Sessions

1. MODULE ONE: Introduction and Overview

  • Overview of Academic Advising
  • NACADA Core Values
  • CAS Standards and Guidelines
  • Academic Advising Legal/Ethical Issues

2. MODULE TWO: Models of Advising

  • Academic Advisement at Shippensburg University
  • Prescriptive vs Developmental Advising
  • Advising as Teaching
  • Advisor / Student Responsibilities

3. MODULE THREE: The Advising Process

  • Advising Goals and Objectives
  • Stages of Student Development
  • The Advising Sessions
  • Making Referrals
  • Helpful Web Resources
  • Case Studies

4. Module Four: Advising Issues

  • General Education Requirements
  • Placement Testing
  • Advising Special Populations
  • Advising Concerning Major Selection

5. Module Five: University Policies and Procedures

  • Placement in developmental courses
  • Academic progress
  • Transferring credit
  • Withdrawal from a class
  • Financial Aid

6. Module Six: Wrap Up

  • Self-Assessment
  • Advisor Training Evaluation

Sit-down Sessions: Dates and times will be announced.
Gen Ed Requirements, Advising Resources
Advising for Scheduling

Resources for Students
Resources for Faculty
Resources for Parents