Category: Advising Summit

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: LOCATION CHANGE for Student Financials 2.0 – Training with Financial Aid and USFSCO on 10/26 – RSVP due Monday, 10/22

Join us for a special and timely, interactive training with the Office of Student Financial and University Student Financial Services and Cashier Operations (USFSCO) designed specifically for our UIC advising community.

Following up on our Spring 2018 Advising Summit presentations from our partners in these offices, this half-day professional development opportunity is designed to take the next step in developing advisors’ knowledge about financials (financial aid, billing, payment plans, etc.) and their intersection with advising and students’ academic circumstances.

OAD Steering Committee members have been working with Financial Aid and USFSCO to plan our half day in-depth professional development opportunity, which will include presentations from both offices and interactive case studies.

Date: Friday, October 26th
Time: 9:00 a.m.  – 12:00 p.m.

  • 9:00 a.m. Check-in (Continental breakfast is being served.)
  • 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Training

Location: Illinois Room B

RSVP extended – due Monday, October 22nd to https://go.uic.edu/advisorsfinancialstraining.

 


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Fall 2018 Advising Summit Presentation and Documents available!

Our Fall 2018 Advising Summit was held on October 5, 2018 and featured a range of information for advisors including a new International Internships initiative, an introduction to the new NACADA Core Competencies, information on the UIC recruitment and enrollment landscape, and information and case studies on advising Asian American students.

Thank you so very much to our presenters and to you for spending the afternoon learning with us! The agendas, presentations, and materials from our speakers can be downloaded below and will be available next week on advising.uic.edu:

Summit Agenda

International Internships (Melissa Martinez, Diplomat-in-Residence and Neal McCrillis, Global Engagement)
UIC Recruitment and Enrollment Landscape (Oscar Rodriguez, Academic and Enrollment Services)

NACADA Core Competencies Model and Personal Assessment (Josephine Volpe, OAD)

Advising Asian American Students (Cori Kodama and Hideaki Noguchi)

In addition to the presentation slides and reports above, there are handouts provided by NACADA on the Core Values and Core Competencies. Based upon our conversation at Summit, will be hosting a workshop on developing a personal philosophy of advising and OAD Steering Committee will be in touch very soon about that event. We will also send along a survey to see how OAD can support your competencies development so watch for that to come soon as well!

We had a great time at our Fall Colors Networking event post-Summit and we’re looking forward to Advisor Week.  

If you attended Summit, we want to hear from you. Your feedback is valuable, so please complete a survey for our planning team at http://go.uic.edu/advisingsummitfeedback.

If you did not get a copy of the NACADA Core Competencies guide, please contact Joey at jvolpe@uic.edu.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: REMINDER – RSVP for the October 5th Fall 2018 Advising Summit by TUESDAY, 10/2!

Reminder – Please RSVP if you haven’t already done so – we’re looking forward to seeing you! Details on the agenda are below.

We hope you can join us on Friday, October 5th for the Fall 2018 Advising Summit (Friday afternoon of Week 6) and lunch!

Our Advising Summit Planning Team has been hard at work planning our agenda, which will include a range of presentations and discussions including the new NACADA Professional Development Core Competencies model, advising Asian American students, undergraduate recruitment and admissions, and international internships with special guests the Vice Provost for Global Engagement and our Diplomat-in-Residence. We will also include short unit updates.

Following are the details so that you can attend:

Friday, October 5th
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. LUNCH and Check In
1:30 – 4:30 Advising Summit

*ROOM is SSB Conference Rooms 

Also, don’t forget that we’re also doing a Fall Colors Networking Event directly following Advising Summit at Wise Owl so that you can relax together and continue the discussions you’ve begun at Summit.

Please RSVP for both the Summit and networking event at http://go.uic.edu/summitrsvp by Friday, September 28th.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Fall 2018 Advising Summit will be held on October 5th – the RSVP is open!

We hope you can join us on Friday, October 5th for the Fall 2018 Advising Summit (Friday afternoon of Week 6) and lunch!

We’ll keep you updated on the agenda as our Advising Summit Planning Team continues to plan for this semester.

Following are the details so that you can attend:

Friday, October 5th
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. LUNCH and Check In
1:30 – 4:30 Advising Summit

*ROOM is SSB Conference Rooms 

Also, don’t forget that we’re also doing a Fall Colors Networking Event directly following Advising Summit at Wise Owl so that you can relax together and continue the discussions you’ve begun at Summit.

Please RSVP at http://go.uic.edu/summitrsvp by Friday, September 28th.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: OAD’s 4th Annual Advisors’ Fall Kickoff BBQ (7/21) and Fall 2018 Advising Summit (10/5) – SAVE THE DATES

We know you’re still in summer mode (hopefully), but the OAD Steering Committee wants to ensure that you are saving the dates for some of our already planned fall events:

Advisors’ 4th Annual End of Summer/Fall Kickoff BBQ at Ph.D. Pub
Tuesday, August 21st at 5:00 p.m. (or earlier)
*We’ll be gearing up for the academic year, but we also need to continue to take advantage of the warm weather and great summer barbecue for our fourth annual gathering! Grill and chill with us…really we’ll do the grillin’ and you do the chillin’!

Fall 2018 Advising Summit and After-Summit Networking Event
Friday, October 5th – Lunch starts at 12:30, Summit begins at 1:30 p.m.
*As in past years, we’re holding our Fall Summit on the Friday of Week 6, and because we enjoyed the opportunity for networking so much, we’re going to provide lunch, learn together for the afternoon, and those who can make it can join us at a local establishment to relax and continue our discussions.

Watch for the dates for our Fall 2018 OAD brown bags and for TT Advisor Common Readings, they’re coming soon!


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Spring 2018 Advising Summit presentations now available for download!

Our Spring 2018 Advising Summit focused on financial aid and payment options for students while also providing updates about new programs and initiatives. Our Spring 2018 Summit was held on February 23, 2018.

Thank you so very much to our presenters and to you for spending the afternoon learning with us! The agendas, presentations, and materials from our speakers are available on advising.uic.edu or can be downloaded below:

Summit Agenda
Flames Leadership Network (Elizabeth Houlihan, Office of First-Year Initiatives)
Non-Cognitive Profiles (Sue Farruggia, Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Affairs and Academic Programs)
Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships (Kiely Fletcher, Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships)
University Student Financial Services and Cashier Operations (Melody Wheeler, University Student Financial Services and Cashier Operations)

We had a great time at our Winter Wonderland Networking event post-Summit and we’re looking forward to Advisor Week.  

If you attended Summit, we want to hear from you. Your feedback is valuable, so please complete a survey for our planning team at http://go.uic.edu/advisingsummitfeedback.

If you are new to the advising community since last year’s Advisor Week and we didn’t get your advisor glass delivered to you this week, please contact Joey at jvolpe@uic.edu.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: REMINDER Spring 2018 Advising Summit is next Friday, February 23rd with LUNCH! RSVP by 2/20!

REMINDER – Please RSVP for the Spring 2018 Advising Summit and our Winter Wonderland Networking Event by TOMORROW – Tuesday, February 20th!


We hope you can join us on Friday, February 23rd for the Spring 2018 Advising Summit (Friday afternoon of Week 6) and lunch.

We have a number of items on our agenda including meeting our new director of the Office of External Fellowships, information on financial aid and billing, the Non-Cognitive Profiles Pilot, and much more!

Following are the details so that you can plan to attend:

Friday, February 23rd
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. LUNCH and Check In
1:30 – 4:30 Advising Summit

*ROOM is SSB Conference Rooms (The good news is we’ve outgrown our SCE 302 space.)

Also, don’t forget that we’re also doing a Winter Wonderland Networking Event directly following Advising Summit at Wise Owl so that you can relax together and continue the discussions you’ve begun at Summit.

Please RSVP at http://go.uic.edu/summitrsvp by Tuesday, February 20th.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Spring 2018 Advising Summit will be held on February 23rd – save the date and the RSVP is open!

We hope you can join us on Friday, February 23rd for the Spring 2018 Advising Summit (Friday afternoon of Week 6) and lunch.

We have a number of items on our agenda including meeting our new director of the Office of External Fellowships, information on financial aid and billing, the Non-Cognitive Profiles Pilot, and much more! We’ll keep you updated on the agenda as our Advising Summit Planning Team continues to plan for this semester.

Following are the details so that you can plan to attend:

Friday, February 23rd
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. LUNCH and Check In
1:30 – 4:00 Advising Summit

*ROOM is SSB Conference Rooms (The good news is we’ve outgrown our SCE 302 space.)

Also, don’t forget that we’re also doing a Winter Wonderland Networking Event directly following Advising Summit at Wise Owl so that you can relax together and continue the discussions you’ve begun at Summit.

Please RSVP at http://go.uic.edu/summitrsvp by Friday, February 16th.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Fall 2017 Advising Summit presentations now available for download!

Our Fall 2017 Advising Summit focused on providing updates about new programs and initiatives and providing information about advising international students.

Thank you so very much to our presenters and to you for spending the afternoon learning with us! The agendas, presentations, and materials from our speakers are available on advising.uic.edu or can be downloaded below:

Summit Agenda

Career Services News (Thy Nguyen, Office of Career Services)

Best Tips for Advising International Students (Presentation) and Tips Handout (Ana Hoban and Megan Ward, Office of International Services)

Resources for Undocumented Students and Update (Tanya Cabrera, Office of the Vice Provost for Diversity)

Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy (Dr. Kathleen Yang-Clayton and Sharon Hayes, Department of Public Administration)

New Class Scheduling Grid (Erin Brady, Office of Classroom Scheduling)

Intercollege Transfer Process and Website (Eileen Doran, College of Applied Health Sciences)

If you attended Summit, we want to hear from you. Your feedback is valuable, so please complete a survey for our planning team:

http://go.uic.edu/advisingsummitfeedback


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Fall 2017 Advising Summit on Friday 10/6 – new time and lunch! RSVP is available now!

We’ve made some changes to the time of Advising Summit for this Fall 2017. We hope you can join us for the  Summit, which is now being held on the Friday afternoon of Week 6. Following are the details so that you can plan to attend:

Friday, October 6th
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. LUNCH and Check In
1:30 – 4:00 Advising Summit

*ROOM is 302 SCE

We have a number of items on our agenda and more info is forthcoming!

Also, don’t forget that we’re also doing a Fall Colors Networking Event directly following Advising Summit at a local establishment so that you can relax together and continue the discussions you’ve begun at Summit.

RSVP is available – please RSVP by the end of Wednesday, October 4th!