Faculty can access Starfish with their UMass Lowell email credentials.
Since fall 2012, we have been using an application called Starfish to help the campus improve student retention. Starfish provides faculty with an easy-to-use tool to help identify students at-risk of underachieving. Students are made aware of their at-risk status and informed of services and resources available to help them succeed. The Centers for Learning manages follow-up action with students and coordinates as needed with other campus faculty and staff. The goal is to retain students so they can complete their pursuit of a higher education degree at UMass Lowell.
Charlotte Mandell - Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
Assistance Using Starfish
Donna Mellen - Information Technology (978-934-2925)
Douglas Cooper - Coordinator of Retention Services, Centers for Learning (978-934-4548)