All advisors are invited to join the Advising Network. We will discuss the new student survey and course registration with special guests, and unveil new web resources.
All advisers are invited to this in-service meeting. We will cover guidelines, policies and procedures including the Liberal Arts Core, advisement report, registration, academic standing and the student information system. RSVP to email@example.com by Monday, Oct. 9.
You're invited to the first Oktoberfest in Gilchrist Hall, an open house for faculty and staff. Stop by to learn about the resources for student, converse with other faculty and staff and grab a snack.
Majors in Minutes allows students to explore majors from students who are currently enrolled in those majors. In a speed-dating style, students will spend eight minutes per table asking questions and learning about a particular major. Music will signal the end of each session and students can choose to stay at that table or move to another table.
Faculty and staff advisors are invited to join the Advising Network to discuss first semester scheduling for student success and academic advising best practices--bring your ideas to discuss.
The Office of Academic Advising will host Major Spotlight. Eight majors will be highlighted; each major will have a 40-minute presentation by seniors, club officers and interns. Social work, environmental science, marketing, digital media, criminology and LYHS will be featured from 6:30 to 7:10 p.m. Psychology, TESOL, digital media, marketing, LYHS and criminology will be highlighted form 7:20 to 8 p.m. Free popcorn and pop will be provided.
The featured speaker for the spring academic advising workshop will be Stephanie Logan, curriculum and instruction. She will present "What Academic Advisors Should Know about Implicit Bias and its Detrimental Effects on Student Success." The conference provides a venue for campus academic advisors and faculty to address information covering best practices, resources and campus updates impacting academic advisors.
Majors in Minutes is a way for students to learn more about majors (or minors) that they might be interested in. Similar to speed-dating, juniors and seniors will represent their major at tables where other students can sit down and visit with them to find out more information. Students are able to visit as many or few tables (majors) as they wish during the event. This is a come and go event open to all UNI students.
Academic Affairs will provide information about pre-professional programs. Attendees can learn about pre-professional clubs and talk to current students about their experiences.
Students will have the opportunity to explore the following six majors at the Majors in Minutes Spotlight: family services, communications, public relations, communication disorders, health promotion and interactive digital studies. Each major will be in a separate room and each room will have a mix of representatives including recent graduates, juniors and seniors with internship or other practical experience and student organizations. There are two sessions; 6:30 to 7:10 p.m. and 7:20 to 8 p.m. Students can attend one or both sessions.
Sponsored by the Office of Academic Advising