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Orientation and Training

The Office of the First Year provides you training opportunities to improve and practice your advising skills.  

You are expected to participate in 2 trainings for the academic year that are serving as an associate advisor. You automatically earn 1 AA Point for participating in a training.

Setting Expectations with SMART Goals: Wednesday, December 13 from 6-7PM in Room 3-133 (With dinner and taking requests)

This training is about setting SMART goals in your advising role. Will discuss developmental and academic goals and explore ways of helping your advisees throughout the year.

How To Get the Most of Your AA Tools: Wednesday, September 20 from 5-6PM

This training is an introduction on how to use and get the most benefit from the AA Academic Directory, Calendar/Action Steps and how to earn AA Points.

  • New Associate Advisors are strongly encouraged to attend
  • Dinner provided
  • Prizes!

To attend, please REGISTER HERE

Additional training sessions will be posted soon. We encourage you to check out Canvas for tips and information on how to advise your first year students.