Academic Advisers

2015-2016 Catalog Now Available

The 2015-2016 Catalog is now live at The previous 2014-2015 Catalog is available in pdf format and will soon be added to to the Previous Catalogs section of the catalog website.

New Degree Audit System

The new ISU Degree Audit System went live in January. Users should notice very few differences in the audit; most changes are in the appearance. Users still login through AccessPlus. For adviser instructions, visit: A video tutorial was recently added at the top of the adviser instruction webpage as well.

Spring 2015 Professional Development Workshops

**Now Available** 

Contact Jill Kramer with questions.

UPCOMING ADVISING EVENTS (click here more information on each workshop)

April 15, 2015      3:00-4:30pm

Adviser Exchange: Academic Wealth Management: Helping High School Students & Families Make Early College Credit a Good Investment (2030 Morrill Hall) Register now!
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)
EVENT FULL.  Registration Now Closed!
April 23, 2015  1:00 - 2:30 p.m.    
NACADA Webinar: Academic Advising and Social Justice: Privilege, Diversity, and Student Success (2030 Morrill Hall) Register now!
April 27, 2015     7:30am-12:45pm     Spring 2015 Advising Summit (Memorial Union)
"Matters of Advising: Spotlights on Success"
 Additional information can be found here.        Register now!



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.

Archived workshop presentations and handouts are located here.

Spring 2015 Graduation Information for Advisers

Graduation Application and Degree Audit Checks

Adviser Early Degree Audit Review

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.

UAAC Spring 2015 Meeting Schedule*

Thursday, January 22, 8:30-10am in 2030 Morrill Hall

Thursday February 19th 8:30 – 10 am in 3150 Beardshear

Thursday March 26th 8:30 – 10 am in 3150 Beardshear

Thursday April 23rd 8:30 – 10 am in 3150 Beardshear

*If you want to add a topic for discussion to an upcoming meeting, please email one of the 2014-2015 UAAC Co-chairs, Joe Burnett or Diann Burright.

Academic Intervention Self-Assessment

Online Self-Assessment Tutorial - **LINK HAS BEEN TEMPORARILY DISABLED**  Contact Jill Kramer ( with questions.

AISA - Obstacles List

Academic Advising Innovation Grant Program

The application period for the 2014-2015 grants has closed.  Please email Jill Kramer with grant-related questions or adviser professional development ideas.