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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 12am

Thank you to all advisors who were able to join us for the Advising and Student Success Updates with Provost Searle on August 11 and 12. For those who were not able to attend, please view the recorded session from August 11 here ( The password to the video was included in the CAA digest sent on Wednesday, August 24th. Please note that the password is case-sensitive.

Click here to view the presentation slides.

Thank you!

Jennifer Malerich
Executive Director
Academic and Global Engagement
Office of the University Provost

Lisa McIntyre
Executive Director
Advising and Student Advancement
University Provost Office

Monday, November 16, 2015 - 12am

Please share this attachment far and wide to help us get the word out that CLS will no longer be in UASB after this week. The Tempe exploratory team already moved to Sonora Center earlier this semester. Now, the BIS advising team and the rest of CLS will be moving to the Urban Systems Engineering building. The attachment has details and maps.

During the week of November 16, 2015. BIS advisors will be available on a somewhat limited basis in the MU.  Again, details are in the attached flyer.

If anyone has questions please don’t hesitate to contact Casey Self or Therese Aguayo.  

Thanks for helping students find us. 

Friday, October 23, 2015 - 12am

As many of you know, this year we have asked all new students to the University (first year students, transfer students, new graduate students) to view the Community of Care course which is available in Blackboard.  This course reviews our expectations for students and introduces students to many resources available for them. The course is a series of videos in which we cover the Sun Devil Way; the Code of Conduct; Issues around Alcohol, Marijuana & Tobacco, Sexual Misconduct, Stress, & Academic Integrity;  & Step Up information. 

This effort was launched in August and put as a task on MyASU for students to complete.  We are pleased to report that nearly 47% of our target population have completed this course already.  In an effort to increase that number, we are asking those of you in advising roles to assist us in increasing our participation rates. We had set the original deadline for this course as Oct 23 but the message will remain on MyASU until Nov 9th.  We want to continue to encourage completion even though we will not be taking any punitive action if they do not compete the course.

We are asking you to message your students and encourage them to complete this course if they have not already done so.  Attached you will find a snapshot of what the current completion rates are for your College.  Some of the colleges with higher completion rates have found success by targeting particular groups of students like those in ASU 101 courses.  We are able to provide you lists of the students who have not completed from your College should you want that list.  Please send any requests to me at

If you have not yet viewed the course, you may find a copy of the videos at

Please let me know if you have any questions. We appreciate your help with this important initiative.

Michele Grab

Michele Grab
Executive Director, Strategic Initiatives
Office of the Senior Vice President
Educational Outreach and Student Services
Arizona State University
Fulton Center, Suite 220
Tempe, AZ 85281
480-965-8577 (phone)
480-965-4400 (fax)

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 12am

Please see the Other Topics page for more information about a training opportunity for new professionals, new supervisors and others who oversee student employees or work in student service capacities.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 12am

The NACADA Executive Office thanks you for joining us for our September 16th Web Event, "Advising Needs of First Generation Students: NACADA Leaders Share their Experiences."   We hope that it provided a positive professional development experience for you. 

Below you will find a link to the event recording, which will be available to you through October 16, 2015. As with live attendance, we ask that this link only be shared with others on your campus.

Also, you may recall that during the broadcast, Charlie Nutt mentioned that registrants would also have access to the Kansas State University "A Walk in My Shoes" video for 30 days following the broadcast.  You can find that at

This Event Handout is posted at  If you missed getting it prior to the event, it will remain available for you there for at least the coming month.  

If you would like to purchase a permanent copy of the recording for your professional development library - or to share with off-campus institution personnel - that will soon be available in the NACADA Store.  We hope that you will be interested in bringing some of the other topics that we have addressed in previous Web Event seasons - as well as topics that are available only as recordings - to your campus via our recordings.  

We learn a great deal from participant feedback, and thus, we have provided an evaluation survey for you at, which will be available to you through September 26th.  Please feel free to share this link with any participants from your institution, and we thank you for assisting us in this way.  The survey responses do come to us anonymously, so if there are any particular issues specific to your campus that you would like us to know about, please contact us directly.

We thank you for your support, and we look forward to continuing our efforts to bring you more professional development opportunities in the future.

Leigh Cunningham
Web Event Production
NACADA - A Global Community for Academic Advising
Phone: (785) 532-5717

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 12am

I thought I should let the advising community know that all staff with “View As” access in My ASU can now see what a student sees in his or her Service Center. The Service Center will show a student’s open and closed cases and gives an ability to click into the details of the cases. To do this:

1.       Visit My ASU
2.       Click the “View As” button
3.       Enter a student’s ID
4.       Click on their Service Center tab

You won’t be able to take any action on behalf of that student from this view, but this could be helpful so you can see the same view as the students you are working with. If you have any questions, please let me know.


Stacey Lippert
Director, Student-Centric Initiatives
Office of the University Provost
Arizona State University
(480) 965-9982 |

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 12am

Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering will sponsor the other two NACADA webinars.  Please see the other topics page for more information. There is an RSVP link provided for each of these sessions.      

Thursday, November 5, 2015
Academic Advising for High Achieving Students: Strategies that Foster Resilience (DW64)
RSVP here to attend the session in the MU Mohave

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Advising Needs of First Generation Students: Taking a Closer Look (DW67)
RSVP here to attend the session in the MU Copper

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 12am

Hello AAB and CAA members.   CLS is sponsoring the following NACADA Webinars this academic year.   If you plan to attend please RSVP to so you receive materials ahead of time.   These webinars are also made available for a short period of time after the play dates below.   If you cannot attend in person I will be sure to send out the recordings via the CAA Newsletter.   

NACADA Web Events 2015-2016

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - Advising Needs of First Generation Students: NACADA Leaders Share their Experiences (DW63) - Learn More
Tempe Campus
Memorial Union Gila Room
11 a.m.- Noon

Thursday, December 10, 2015 - Communicating Effectively in Academic Advising: It's not just WHAT we say, but HOW and WHEN we say it (DW65) - Learn More
Tempe Campus
Memorial Union La Paz Room
Noon – 1 p.m.

Spring 2016 - Save the Dates!

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - A Narrative Approach to Academic Advising: Helping Students Create Their Stories (DW66) - Learn More
Location TBA
Noon-1 p.m.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - Intersectionality: Understanding our Students' Multifaceted Identities (DW68) - Learn More
Location TBA
11 a.m. – Noon

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 12am

In preparation for the start of the fall semester, a central listing of extended advising hours has been created. Please consult the attached document for more information.

Monday, August 10, 2015 - 12am

Here is the link for non-Salesforce users to request View Only access to Salesforce: This access is not required, it’s only if you are not currently a Salesforce user, but feel like you would like to be able to have a view into Students’ cases.  Once we submit the request, you will get an email from to approve the request then your supervisor will also need to approve. If you do decide to request View Only access, I’ve attached some instructions that I hope to be helpful to you and your teams once your access has been granted.

Also, I’ve attached the presentation with some information that I went over today in AAB in case you find a need for it.

Please let me know if you have any questions or feedback. Thanks for your time today. It was great to see you all!


Stacey Lippert
Director, Student-Centric Initiatives
Office of the University Provost
Arizona State University
(480) 965-9982 |

Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 12am

In our efforts to continuously improve the learning environments at ASU, EOSS has created a program titled Community of Care. This short course is required of all new students at ASU, freshmen, transfer, graduate and undergraduate. The material enhances the learning environment and all incoming students should learn about ASU’s Community of Care.

See the attached document for additional information. The message from Dr. Rund to all new students will go out next Monday, August 10.



Frederick C. Corey
Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
Arizona State University

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 12am

Hello fellow AAB colleagues. A group of us have determined there would be many benefits for creating a central web resource that makes all college/department class override instructions/processes available at one location. We believe this would be beneficial for students and academic advisors. Scott Thorpe, our partner in the ASU Registrar Office, has drafted a web page at: We would greatly appreciate it if you would help your college colleagues understand this benefit, and post your college/department specific web instructions on this page. If there is a unit that currently does not have instructions on the web, this might be a time to make that happen.

Please send any links to be added to this web page directly to Scott Thorpe.  


Casey Self
Executive Director, Academic Advising
College of Letters and Sciences
Arizona State UniversityCommon web resource for College Override processes

Monday, June 22, 2015 - 12am

Here is a recording to a recent Webinar that many of you might be interested in:

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 12am

Please find the below policy clarification for students in graduate nondegree status. The policy can also be found at:


Students who wish to use courses taken while in graduate nondegree status towards a second bachelor’s degree may have up to 15 credit hours applied towards this degree.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 12am

Nondegree students may apply up to 15 hours taken in nondegree status to an undergraduate degree program if they choose to pursue a degree in the future.


However, students in certain ASU-affiliated high school programs may apply up to 24 credit hours to an undergraduate degree program.


Programs with a higher nondegree-credit limit include:

  • ASU Preparatory Academy
  • Herberger Young Scholars
  • Joaquin Bustoz Math-Science Honors Program
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 12am

CLS sponsored the NACADA Webinar on “Advising Strategies for Students on Academic Probation” this past Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Here is a link to the event recording, which will be available to you through April 4, 2015. As with live attendance, we ask that this link only be shared with others on your campus. Handouts for this session are available at:  

Also, the NACADA Webinar that was broadcast on February 18th on “Academic Advising for Military Students” will be available via this link through March 20th.    I know most were not able to join this live due to the CAA Meetings and celebrations at ASU West on the same day.    I wanted to make sure everyone has access to view this webinar if interested. The event handout is posted at:

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 12am

This fall we piloted the LEAD Project, and we are offering a continuation of the program in the spring. This fall the participating students are in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, W.P. Carey, and the College of Letters and Sciences.

We are sending you the attached flyers because we are making the program available to students in other colleges on the Tempe and Downtown Phoenix campuses.

As the attached flyers (student flyer/advisor flyer) indicate, the program engages students in project-based learning in three linked courses.

For students taking ENG 101 in the spring, we can waive the course prerequisite for PHI 103.

If you have questions about LEAD, please contact Kate Vawter:

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 12am

Please see the other topics page for flyers regarding University Service Learning Courses and the America Reads program.

Friday, September 26, 2014 - 12am

All ASU undergraduate students thinking about grad school are invited and it is free!

The College of Public Programs will be hosting the Phoenix Grad Fair on October 14th from 5-8pm in AE England located at 421 N Central Avenue on the ASU Downtown Phoenix campus! The fair is free and open to anyone considering graduate school. Use the link to RSVP and browse the list of schools that will be attending from all over the country, including:

Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 12am

Please see the attachment which can be found on the Other Topics page for more information regarding best practice recommendations for adding and removing minors.