Proactive Advising: Five Ways to Impact Undergraduate Student Success Digital Recording


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Product Description

Learn how you can use proactive advising to improve your students’ motivation and success. Academic advisors are uniquely positioned to work directly with undergraduate students to educate them on their options before academic challenges occur and they ultimately separate from an institution. With this powerful tool in hand, you can impact the academic success of:

  • First- and second-year students
  • Transfer students
  • First-Generation students
  • Students with financial difficulties
  • Academically underprepared students

Defining “Proactive Advising”

The proactive advising model, also referred to as “intrusive advising,” assists advisors in building relationships with students by anticipating their needs and connecting them to appropriate resources and support early in their academic careers.

Resources for Your Advising Toolbox

In addition to your registration, you will receive a 30+ page resource guide that includes:

  • Tools for working with parents in proactive advising efforts
  • Proactive advising sample syllabi for advisor training
  • A critical outreach points inventory
  • Resources that discuss the history/theory of proactive advising
  • Models of proactive advising programs in action

These valuable resources will further aid you in implementing proactive advising to improve student success and retention at your institution.

Who Should Attend

Administrators and frontline staff in academic advising roles will leave this online training with the knowledge to use proactive advising to better serve their undergraduate students. These frontline staff members include:

  • Academic counselors, advisors, and coaches
  • Individuals in academic services or support programs
  • Directors and coordinators of student success programs and centers
  • Retention coordinators and specialists
  • Academic peer mentor trainers