Communications and Connections

Expand channels to share information systemwide

  • Engage advising center directors, professional advisors, faculty advisors and other stakeholders as appropriate.
  • Share resources and best practices through a 360 Advising website, listserv and other channels.
  • Connect with UW System initiatives and statewide and national resources.

Professional Development

Support advisor training and development 

  • Coordinate advising workshops, such as the 15 to Finish Workshop.
  • Facilitate site visits to institutions recognized as national models of excellence.
  • Provide additional opportunities, such as webinars, to share resources and best practices.

Campus Advising Support

Elevate the status of advising in student success

  • Support strong advising infrastructure through guidance on best practices and norms in advising.
  • Support seamless integration of advising between branch campuses and receiving institutions.
  • Provide resources to offset implementation of student success strategies.
  • Share models for self-study processes, such as the Excellence in Academic Advising initiative.

Credit Momentum

Support efforts that impact 4-year completion rate

  • Launch a systemwide 15 to Finish campaign targeted to high school students, current UW System students and their families.
  • Promote policies and practices to increase credit momentum, reduce time to degrees and increase 4-year completion rates.
  • Formalize a relationship with Complete College America to support “game-changer” strategy implementation in UW System.

Predictive Analytics

Expand use of data-driven technology to help students persist and graduate

  • Offer a cost-effective student success management system to enhance timely, targeted, proactive student support.
  • Collaborate with UW System units and the vendor for EAB Navigate implementation, training and support.
  • Develop systemwide communities of practice to leverage collective knowledge and experience.