Academic advisors utilize technology to deliver student-centered content and services. Technology is used by advisors to access information quickly, accurately, and effectively when working with students. Advising technology helps advisors achieve more meaningful engagement with their students, develop interventions to improve student learning outcomes, and enhance program assessment.
Degree Works is USU's degree-audit tool. Students and advisors create a semester-by-semester plans and track progress toward earning a degree.
Academic Advisors have access to a tool called Inspire for Advisors that facilitates targeted outreach to students for whom our contact has the greatest potential for impact. Utilizing this tool has been associated with dramatic increases in student persistence from term to term.
Academic advisors utilize Outlook calendars to link to appointment scheduling links in real time. Students can find links to schedule appointments on unit websites, the advising website, or Degree Finder.
Banner SSB and Argos
Banner SSB is used by students, faculty and staff to manage their personal information. Argos contains advising reports for caseload management.