The Advising Center is located within SiS and provides a summary of information on your advisees. The following resources will help you navigate SiS:
Supporting Faculty with Virtual Advising
Faculty members are invited to share in two exciting offerings sponsored by the University Council of Advisors and Academic Services to support faculty with advising:
- A Faculty Blueprint Workshop that focuses on virtual advising
- Daily Drop-in Faculty Advising Support zoom sessions throughout April to support faculty with advising
The University Council of Advisors Training & Development Task Force’s Co-Chairs Meagan Sullivan and Todd Borchers will be hosting the Virtual Faculty “Blueprint of Advising”. This is open to all UML faculty and is not college specific. Faculty can drop in for any part of the session. The drop-in sessions with be hosted by members of the Centers for Learning and College-based advising teams.
Faculty Advising Blueprint Tuesday, April 7 from 9 a.m to noon via Zoom.
Faculty can sign up for the Virtual Faculty Advising Blueprint of Advising. Email questions to Todd_Borchers@uml.edu or Meagan_Sullivan@uml.edu
- 9-10 a.m.: Intro to Remote Advising & Approaches to Advising
- 10-11 a.m.: Mental Health, STARs, and Students with Different Abilities (with Special Guest Jody Goldstein)
- 11-noon: Nuts and Bolts of Advising, SIS, Advisement Reports, Class Search, and Degree Pathways
Drop-In Faculty Advising Support Sessions (April 6 to 30)
During this time faculty can drop in for support and assistance from professional advisors with any advising-related questions or issues. Via Zoom. Email questions to Todd_Borchers@uml.edu or Meagan_Sullivan@uml.edu.
- Mondays: April 6, 13, 20 and 27: 10 a.m. to Noon
- Tuesdays: April 7, 14, 21 and 28: 10 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 2 p.m.
- Wednesdays: April 8, 15, 22 and 29: 10 to 11 a.m. and 2 to 3 p.m.
- Thursdays: April 9, 23 and 30: 10 to 11 a.m. and 3 to 4 p.m.
- Fridays: April 10, 17 and 24: 10 to 11 a.m. and Noon to 2 p.m.
Scheduled UCA Meeting Dates and Topics
The University Council of Advisors (UCA) - UMass Lowell’s University Council of Advisors is comprised of faculty, professional advisors, staff and administrators who work collaboratively to support the success of our undergraduate students. Each college has representatives on the UCA which aims to support sharing institutional information and to support the campus wide advising partnerships.