This is a collaborative page for all academic advisors on campus. Its content is driven by you but is maintained by the Student Success Center. Faculty and Staff Advisors have long been asking for a "one-stop-shop" online resource area for all things related to academic advising. Feel free to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with feedback and/or requests for additions.
RSVP today to attend the Basic Advising Workshops for Faculty (attend all 3 workshops and earn an Advising Certificate). You may also RSVP for the MASTER Advising Workshop, open only to faculty/staff who have completed the 6-hour Basic Advising Workshop series (either in Winter 2014 or Fall 2014 semesters).
Faculty and Staff Advisors
Don't Cancel Class!
Before canceling class, consider having a professional academic advisor/counselor conduct a workshop during your scheduled class time.
Requests made with a 24-hour notice will be filled if there is an advisor available.
Workshop topics include:
Resume, Interviewing, and Networking 101
Tips for creating a dynamic resume, basic interview techniques and important preparation strategies, and tips on building a network that will open doors in the future.
Career Development and the Careers 4 Years program
Explanation of career resources at UM-Flint and what it takes to get a career in a competitive, global job market.
Explains proper time management and what learning styles are, assesses the students learning styles and time management skills, then explains the best way to utilize those styles and skills.
Majors and Careers: How to Decide
Explores how to connect personality, interests, abilities, and values with careers and majors.
Graduate School: Getting There from Here
Is graduate school the right choice and if it is how to find the right one and how to get in.
Career Connection is the gateway for student and alumni to all things related to careers, including workshops and events happening on and around campus. These events are designed to enhance knowledge about the job market, career searching, resume building, and self-marketing. What’s more, studens can upload their finished resume to be personally critiqued by a career counselor in the Student Success Center before applying to the hundreds of daily job postings that you can find in Career Connection from employers looking SPECIFICALLY for UM-Flint students and alumni!
Please click here to enter the online site to apply for job opportunities for students, workstudy and non-student temporary employees. Student, work-study and non-student jobs require candidates to apply online at umjobs.org , using the on-line system. A profile and resume are required for applying.
Orientation for students
Orientation at the University is a required program designed to facilitate a smooth transition to UM-Flint and assist students in making the most of their college experience. During orientation, students will discuss UM-Flint with currently enrolled students, learn strategies to being successful in the University environment, and become orientated to their new surroundings.
Orientations are specific to admission type.
Click here for MORE information about orientation.
Click here for the School of Health Professions and Studies (SHPS) student appeals & academic standards policy where you will find a link to the student petition form.
Click here for the School of Management (SOM) academic matter appeals.
Professional development resources for advisors
Tutoring & Supplemental Instruction