Tutors (Staff Home Role)

Important dates

*September 9: Last day for student- and faculty-initiated drops with refund (course does not appear on academic record)

February 1: Deadline to apply for spring graduation

February 20: Instructors enter mid-term grades in UAOnline. View mid-term grades in Nanook Navigator. 

March 31: Last day for student- and faculty-initiated withdrawals (W grade appears on academic transcript)

April 3: Fall 2023 priority registration (UAF degree students)

April 17: Fall 2023 open registration

May 1: Last day of instruction

May 10: Deadline for faculty to post final grades (noon)

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Getting Started

Learn how to log into your Nanook Navigator profile, switch roles, view assigned students, search for students, and change your profile semester data.

Tutor Appointment Availability & Calendar Sync

Instructions on setting up your appointment availability, campaign appointment availability and syncing your calendar.  There are also instructions on how to set up your personal zoom meeting link, waiting room settings and how to add your personal video conferencing link to student appointments in Nanook Navigator. 

To edit an appointment you will need to access that appointment through the Nanook Navigator calendar or appointment queues. 


UA provided Zoom cheat sheet.

How to avoid Zoom-bombing


Here is the availability & calendar sync training video for tutors: https://media.uaf.edu/media/t/1_ojimjvu4

Tutor Drop-In Availability & Calendar Sync

Students are able to view drop-in availability and place themselves into a virtual waitlist connected to a staff member, instructor, tutor or all staff in a location. This is only accessible if the location has drop-in availability and has requested to turn on these features. Instructions on setting up your drop-in availability and syncing your calendar.  There are also instructions on how to set up your personal zoom meeting link, waiting room settings, and how to add your personal video conferencing link to student appointments in Nanook Navigator. 

Appointment Request and Drop-In Management

Students are able to view drop-in availability and place themselves into a virtual waitlist connected to a staff member, instructor, tutor or all staff in a location. This is only accessible if the location has drop-in availability and has requested to turn on these features. 

Schedule an Appointment

Staff, Instructors, and Tutors can schedule appointments with students.  When appointments are scheduled in Nanook Navigator this will create more efficient processes for the appointment summary report and appointment management. 

Here is the training video: https://media.uaf.edu/media/t/1_21v1h8lt

Report on an Appointment (Appointment Summaries)

The Report on an Appointment allows staff and faculty to create an electric student file through appointment summaries. Appointment Summaries provide staff and faculty with the ability to record interactions with students pertaining to a specific appointment or communication.

E-mail in Nanook Navigator

Send e-mails to students, advisors or instructors in Nanook Navigator.

Appointment Center

Schedule appointments for other tutors as students request support.

Text Message Students

Send text messages to students through Nanook Navigator. 

Please review the Nanook Navigator Text Message Policy before texting.

Issue an Alert

Alerts are a way to draw attention to a student who might be at risk for a variety of reasons, such as, needing tutoring, missing course materials, poor attendance, observations of student struggles, or other. Issuing an alert can draw attention to these students, create a virtual referral and prompt action from the student's academic advisors.

Student List/ Watch List

Create a list of the students you are actively tutoring. Utilize this list to send out communications and manage appointments.

Education Advisory Board

Education Advisory Board (EAB) provides a variety of information, articles, data, handouts, and initiatives to the public. Anyone with an alaska.edu email address may create a profile in EAB to access more information, articles, data, handouts, and initiatives.

Campus Guide 

EAB Resources- Education Advisory Board (EAB) provides a variety of information, articles, data, handouts, and initiatives to the public. Anyone with an alaska.edu email address may create a profile in EAB to access more information, articles, data, handouts, and initiatives. Here is a handout with instructions on how to set up your EAB resources account.