Student Services

Advising Updates for Academic Advisors

All academic advisors should attend this presentation to learn how the following new policies and procedures impact academic advising: multiple measures of placement, financial aid program evaluation rules, PERC note standard, QEP and more! This workshop will provide advising updates on these and other new college-wide procedures. Staff from Financial Aid and will present updates from their office that impact academic advising.

Advising 101

This interactive session will cover the basics: the mission and philosophy of advising at Durham Tech; confidentiality, ethics and FERPA; enrollment and registration processes; student placement; programs and plans of study; evaluating student progress toward completion; advising restrictions; and considerations for special populations. Participants are encouraged to also attend the Advising Technologies workshop at the same time the following week.

Self-Service Advisor Training

Streamline your advising processes and simplify course planning and registration for your students! Since Spring 2016, all incoming students should be advised in the college’s new Self-Service system. Participants in this training session will learn how to advise students in the new Self-Service web application. This includes helping students build course plans, approving course plans, archiving plans, and performing “What If?” program analyses. All advisors should plan to attend one of the new Self-Service Advisor Training sessions.

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