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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 must participate in an orientation in late Spring or Summer, and another one in August.
Additionally, you are expected to complete 2 trainings during the academic year. Training sessions are offered every semester on a variety of advising topics. You earn 1 AA Point for participation in each additional training.

  • New AA Orientation: Sunday, April 30 at 7PM. If you missed this, you are expected to attend the June session.
  • Returning AA Orientation: Sunday, June 18 at 11AM EST (Zoom link will be sent via email).
  • Orientation for all associate advisors:
    Monday, August 28 from 12-1PM in room 10-250 (snacks will be provided).

Additional training sessions will be posted on this page in late August. To attend, please REGISTER HERE and check out Canvas for tips and information on how to advise your first year students.