Office of Campus Advising Coordination - What We Do

We work to support undergraduate success, retention and graduation, and create an environment in which academic advising can take place effectively by:

Supporting training and development opportunities for advisers:

• Winter Advising Forum for campus advising community

• New Adviser Welcome for all campus advisers

• Coordinating training for college advisers

• Development of procedure training and reference manual for college advisers 

• Advising Certificate Program: Advising the Students of Today

• Colleges Advising Strategic Planning Retreats

• All-Hands Informational Meeting

• Annual advising In Service Trainings 

• Pre-Orientation Info-Session for all undergraduate advisers

• Creating and publicizing ADEPT events

• Maintaining Academic Advising Lending Library

• Quarterly overview of advising mission, goals, objectives for new advisers

Developing and improving policies, procedures, and tools

• Online readmission application in progress

• Online withdrawal petition implemented spring 2016

• Revisions to the medical readiness to return process

• Revisions to triple-take approval process

• Development of Infoview reports to support efficiency: enrollment check database, finding student populations, commencement reports

• Support for mass messaging: transfer IGETC messaging, senior no-surprises grad check, LOA returnee notifications

• Support/manage hiring process for colleges advising

Collaborating with Campus Partners to Support Student Success

•  Represented on Slug Support

•  Integrated Student Services Team

•  Student Success Steering Committee

• EAB Leadership Team

• Advising Task Force

•  Transfer Experience Team

•  Peer Advising Collaborative

Developing / Supporting Programs and Innovations Aimed At Student Success

• Campus-wide peer advising program

• STEV 26: Navigating the Research University

•  Maintain websites for advising (advising.ucsc.edu), honors (honors.ucsc.edu),

and undergraduate research (ugr.ue.ucsc.edu)

• Koret Undergraduate Research Scholarships administration

•  Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society; Golden Key Honor Society

• Consultation and workshops focused on undergraduate research

•  Three year degree pathways

•  College Scholars Program

•  Deans and Chancellors Awards

•  Write and distribute Colleges Advising Newsletter