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Training and Support for Departmental Advisors

Newnan’s fall training and support program for new and returning department advisors will include a comprehensive overview at the beginning of the term. Those interested in attending should RSVP to Trevor Kilgore (tkilgore@umich.edu). Individual or group training sessions are also available throughout the semester. Please contact Trevor Kilgore with your inquiry.

Friday, September 7 (10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.), Newnan Conference Room (1255 Angell Hall)

The session will cover the following topics:

Overview of Requirements, Intro to Online Resources (including the LSA Course Guide, Wolverine Access, and the Advisor Handbook), Understanding Transcript Notations, the Student Advising File, Exceptions and Note-Writing Tips, Declaration and Release Information, PTD and Audit Overview, Graduation and Auditing, and Minors

New advisors should request access to the student advising file by emailing lsa.advapps.access@umich.edu.

Individual or small-group training sessions with Trevor Kilgore and the LSA Auditors are also available upon request (please email Trevor at tkilgore@umich.edu).

Tutorials on the Student Advising File