Faculty & Staff Tools

Professional Development & Training

Link to the  Academic Advisor Training (for faculty/staff/peer advisors)

National Academic Advising Association Information

Advisor & Instructor Resources

Student Success Workshops

During both the Fall and Spring semesters the Academic Advising Center offers different Student Success Workshopsthat cover a variety of student and university skills useful to a student's success.  

Please share the workshop information with your students. Some core instructors offer extra credit to students who attend certain workshops (instructors discretion).   The presenters have a sign-in roster for each workshop.  If you request a copy we will forward your students' attendance information.  

If you have questions about the workshops contact our office at (907) 474-6396.

We provide a variety of topics.  Please see our Student Success Workshop flyer.

Other Advising Tools


Academic Progress & Other Banner Reports

There are several ways to check on your advisee’s academic progress. You can check on each student individually, or you can ask your departmental assistant or dean’s office to run reports from the UAF student information database, BANNER, for all students in your major/program, college/school, or campus.

A good resource for Banner report information can be found  http://bannersi.uaa.alaska.edu/UGIntro.htm.  The site lists reports and population selections and describes set by step instructions on how to run the reports.

Other Reports concerning Academic Progress
If your departmental administrative assistant or dean’s office is not familiar with the following BANNER Student reports, contact the Academic Advising Center at uaf-advising@alaska.edu or 907-474-6396 for BANNER Student reports training and examples of phone and email scripts for contacting students.

Common Banner Reports

SAR2NAR Admitted Student Report
SFR2LGR Freshman Progress Report
SFR2NRS Non-Returning Students Report
SGR2MJR  Specific Major/Minor at Campus Report
SHR2DCL Dean’s and Chancellor’s List Report
SHR2PRB Probation Academically Disqualified Report
SHR9OMM Commencement Report

Forms, Links & Other Resources

Award-winning Faculty Advisors

Fiest-Schamel Outstanding Faculty Award

  • The Fiest-Schamel Outstanding Undergraduate Faculty Advisor award recognizes exemplary undergraduate level academic advising by a faculty member at UAF.  Each year, undergraduate students are invited to nominate a faculty advisor who exhibits the following criteria:
  • Helped advisee develop educational and career plans consistent with degree requirements while incorporating their interests, values abilities and goals
  • Increased advisee understanding of and excitement for university and technical/career education
  • Provided accurate and insightful information about educational options, the Core curriculum, university requirements, policies and procedures
  • Monitored and evaluated advisee academic and career progress
  • Appropriately referred advisees to university, campus, and/or community resources to meet their needs and aspirations
  • Supported, challenged and empowered advisees to be their best

List of Outstanding Faculty Award Recipients

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