Undergraduate Advising

Join the AAN Board

Do you want to develop new connections and make a difference in the advising community? If so, apply to join the the Academic Advising Network (AAN) Board!  Board members represent the UMTC advising community, which includes traditional advisors and those in student support positions, all of whom are encouraged to apply. Serving on the AAN Board is a 2-year commitment, with the potential option for a 3rd year. 

Submit your application online by April 1.

Questions? Email AAN co-chairs, Amanda Niskode-Dossett (aniskode@umn.edu) and/or Frankie Massaroni (fmassaro@umn.edu) or any member of the board

Academic advising at the University of Minnesota is an educational partnership that encourages and supports students to be active and accountable in the creation and achievement of their academic, career, and personal development goals.

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  • Facilitated by Jake Loeffler (Student Counseling Services) and Cristina Sullivan (Student Counseling Services)

    March 26, 2019 - 8:30am

    On behalf of the Advisor Training Initiatives team, we are pleased to invite you to join a small-group discussion with advising colleagues to dig a little deeper into how to effectively respond in student cases where mental health appears to be a factor.

    This session is limited to 25...

  • Hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Education & Academic Advising Network

    March 26, 2019 - 2:30pm

    The Office of Undergraduate Education and Academic Advising Network are partnering to host an Advising Town Hall on Tuesday, March 26 from 2:30 – 4 pm in the Mississippi Room in Coffman Memorial Union.

    This will be an opportunity to gather input and feedback from the advising community...

  • Instructed by: Laura Butchko & Stephanie Sutton

    March 28, 2019 - 10:00am

    Transferology (formerly U Select), TES, and DARS / U Achieve are College Source products used by the University of Minnesota. The University of Minnesota is implementing TES, the Transfer Equivalency System to improve the transfer student experience. Transferology and Transferology Lab are...

  • Hosted by International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) , Presenter: Mingzhi Li, International Student and Scholar Services

    March 28, 2019 - 1:30pm

    Like many other higher education institutions across the U.S., the University of Minnesota has seen a significant increase in the size of our Chinese student population over the last ten years. Approximately half of the international students at the University are from China, and these students...

  • Hosted by the New Advisor Group

    March 29, 2019 - 8:30am

    West Bank Tour: ISSS and LAC

    RSVP with Jake Rudy (rudyj@umn.edu) or Anna Mraz (mrazx002@umn.edu)

  • Hosted by CEHD

    March 29, 2019 - 2:00pm

    Learn how best practices for international students will benefit all of your students. Engage with fellow faculty and staff as we study and discuss supporting diverse student needs in our classrooms. 

    How are international student expectations and understanding around grading...

  • April 1, 2019 - 9:00am

    The goal of this initiative is to help staff and faculty understand the unique issues transfer students face and help those who work with these students become Transfer Student Advocates. 

    Program Requirements:
    To become a Transfer Student Advocate you must attend one, two-...

  • Featuring: CEHD, CBS, CSOM, CSE, Facilitated by: Sheri Beck (CEHD), Ned McCully (CBS), Eric Ly Carlson (CSOM), and Dave Finlayson (CSE)

    April 5, 2019 - 9:00am

    Please join a conversation with the transfer specialists to dig a little deeper into the ins and outs of the change of college process for competitive programs on campus. You will meet the transfer specialists from CEHD, CBS, CSOM, and CSE and get your questions answered from the experts...

  • Hosted By: Central Advising Initiatives

    April 9, 2019 - 9:00am

    This session provides advisors new to the University of Minnesota Twin Cities a big-picture look at undergraduate advising on campus.  We will discuss the organization of the campus and introduce the key groups and players in undergraduate education.  What are the roles and goals of advising? ...

  • Hosted by International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) , Presenter: Minhae Cho, MSW, Doctoral Candidate School of Social Work

    April 9, 2019 - 1:30pm

    There are more than 800 Korean international students and scholars studying and researching at the University of Minnesota. In this session, you will have an opportunity to learn how Korean values and unique cultural aspects affect the student experience, including emphasis on hierarchy,...