Fall 2021 Guidance/COVID-19 Information

Walk-in Wednesdays and Workshops

Web Wednesday - Open Advising!

  • Speak with an academic advisor
  • Get answers to advising questions
  • Access resources
  • Research potential majors

Whether you are thinking of changing your major or have questions about how to register, we are here to help!
Academic Advisors are available for brief (10-15 minute) advising questions on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

  • Connect with us via our Advisement WebEx room, phone (607-753-4726) or chat
  • In person meetings are available by appointment.
DateSpecial Topic
Feb. 3 Drop/Add
Review your Degree Audit and overall credits needed for graduation
Feb. 10 Semester Planning - understanding your course syllabus, know how and when your courses will be meeting
Importance of attending class
Feb. 17 Find your Passion - Love Your Major
Feb. 24

Understanding Academic Standing
GPA Repair Kit
Change of Major

March 3

Transfer credit review - are all your transcripts in?

March 10 Utilizing Starfish to Support your Success
March 17 Reach out to your instructors, respond to feedback from the progress survey, ask for help
March 24

Prepare for your appointment with your academic advisor

March 31 Learn how to use Schedule Builder to create your ideal schedule
April 7 Advisement and Registration Questions
April 14 Course Withdrawal decisions
Celebrate a Non-Trad!
April 21 Options for summer credit
Permission to Transfer Credit
April 28 Prepare for the future. Confused and questioning your academic future at SUNY Cortland? Talk with an Academic Advisor 
May 5 Finish Strong and Stay Connected

Faculty Advising Workshops

Friday, February 19
Advising Nuts and Bolts
11 a.m. - Noon
WebEx - Join the Meeting
Learn SUNY Cortland’s philosophy on academic advising and advisor/advisee expectations. Get the tools you need to understand the advising process and your role in assisting students achieve academic success.  This workshop will provide an overview of advising resources, including myRedDragon and Degree Works, and we will discuss the transfer credit process.

Wednesday, March 3
Advising Nuts and Bolts
1 – 2 p.m.
WebEx - Join the Meeting
Learn SUNY Cortland’s philosophy on academic advising and advisor/advisee expectations. Get the tools you need to understand the advising process and your role in assisting students achieve academic success.  This workshop will provide an overview of advising resources, including myRedDragon and Degree Works, and we will discuss the transfer credit process.

 

Monday, March 8
Remote Advising Best Practices
Noon – 1 p.m.
WebEx - Join the Meeting
Meeting with students one-on-one is critical to successful advising. Learn about the resources available to assist you in engaging students virtually.

Regardless of your location, you can make connections, meet advising goals and assist students in planning for future semesters. Join us as we share best practices and hear examples of successful remote advising.

 

Monday, March 22
Advising Refresher
1 – 2 p.m.
WebEx - Join the Meeting
Whether you’ve been advising for 1 year or 10 years, a refresher is always helpful. Join us in reviewing advising best practices, commonly asked questions and the tools available to assist you.

Ask an Advisor
Advisement and Transition is also available to meet with individual advisors or departments to learn more about advising or answer specific questions. Call Advisement and Transition at ext. 4726 to set up an individual appointment, or invite us to your department meeting, to get your questions answered and become more familiar with advisement tools and resources. Request an advising information session for your department