Academic Advisers

**Academic Advising Innovation Grant Program** UPDATED

Applications for the 2015-2016 grants are now open. Deadline to apply is July 15, 2015.  Guidelines and application forms can be found online

Please email the advising grant chair with grant-related questions or adviser professional development ideas.

Spring 2015 Professional Development Workshops

February 6, 2015    8:30am-10:00am
Adviser Exchange: Advising and New Student Orientation: Increasing Program Understanding to Facilitate a Seamless Student Transition 

February 16, 2015  11:50-1:00pm; February 23, March 2, and March 9 11:30-12:45pm - **CANCELLED**  Insights into Advising: Teaching and Learning Circle (4 sessions)

February 18, 2015   1:00 - 2:30 p.m.  NACADA Webinar: Academic Advising for Military Students

  • Thank you to Jathan Chicoine from the ISU Veteran's Center for leading a wonderful discussion at the conclusion of the webinar.
  • Webinar handout
February 20, 2015    7:30am-9:00am
Appreciation of Advising Celebration Breakfast (Campanile Room, Memorial Union)

Thank you to all presenters, contributers and attendees for making the 5th Annual Advising Breakfast a success!

February 26, 2015   11:30-1:00pm 

Adviser Exchange: Mapworks and the Student Success Collaborative: Using student survey and big data analytics to support student achievement and success 

March 3, 2015  1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
NACADA Webinar: Advising Strategies for Students on Academic Probation 
March 4, March 11   11:50am-1:00pm (2 sessions/lunch provided)

Mindset: How we can Learn to Fulfill our Potential; Teaching and Learning Circle

March 12, 2015      8:30-10:00am

Adviser Exchange: International Student Advising: Collaborations between ISSO and Academic Advising
  • A HUGE thank you to Jessica Fincham and Ashley Huth with ISSO for presenting such important information about supporting international students.
  • For a copy of their presentation and other helpful handouts, click here.

April 15, 2015      3:00-4:30pm

Adviser Exchange: Academic Wealth Management: Helping High School Students & Families Make Early College Credit a Good Investment
  • Thank you to Jane Jacobson and Dana Schumacher for their wonderful presentation on early credit and strategies to support student's decisions.
  • Presentation materials can be found here.
April 16, 23, & 30  11:30-1:00pm (3 sessions/lunch provided)
The Power of Habit: Transform Your Advising; Teaching and Learning Circle (2030 Morrill Hall)

April 23, 2015  1:00 - 2:30 p.m.    

NACADA Webinar: Academic Advising and Social Justice: Privilege, Diversity, and Student Success (2030 Morrill Hall)
April 27, 2015     7:30am-12:45pm     Spring 2015 Advising Summit (Memorial Union)
"Matters of Advising: Spotlights on Success"


Archived workshop presentations and handouts are located here.

University Academic Advising Committee (UAAC) Meetings

The University Academic Advising Committee (UAAC) meets monthly. All meetings are from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m on Thursdays. See the UAAC link at right or contact a member for more information.

*If you want to add a topic for discussion to an upcoming meeting, please email 

Diann Burright, one of 2014-2015 UAAC Co-chairs.

Academic Intervention Self-Assessment

Online Self-Assessment Tutorial - **LINK HAS BEEN TEMPORARILY DISABLED**  Contact the Academic Success Center with questions.

AISA - Obstacles List