Academic Advising Assessment Staff Survey Resources

The information on this page has been created to support professional development. Links to resources that are directly related to each of the survey items have been provided as a starting point. 

In addition, you will find direct links to NACADA events and learning opportunities such as:


  1. Encouraging students to meaningfully reflect on their educational experiences (e.g., ask open-ended questions, engage in dialogue)
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Effective-communication-in-academic-advising.aspx

    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Portals/0/Resources/Clearinghouse/Documents/C202-H01.docx
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Portals/0/ePub/documents/31-3.pdf

  2. Encouraging students to explore new academic and co-curricular learning opportunities (e.g., service learning, internships, study abroad)
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Study-abroad-resource-links.aspx

  3. Challenging students to set academic goals
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Goal-Setting-Resource-Links.aspx
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Motivation.aspx

  4. Challenging students to set career goals
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Goal-Setting-Resource-Links.aspx
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Motivation.aspx

  5. Challenging students to set personal/life goals
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Goal-Setting-Resource-Links.aspx
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Motivation.aspx

  6. Connecting students with resources (e.g., individuals, programs, services) that can help them achieve their goals
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Referral-Resource-Links.aspx
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/academicsupport.aspx
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Tips-on-making-effective-referrals.aspx
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Academic-Advising-Today/View-Articles/Eat-the-Dessert-A-Narrative-to-Encourage-Campus-Resource-Utilization.aspx
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Ethics-and-decisions.aspx

  7. Assisting students with time-management and study skills
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Study-Strategies-Resource-Links.aspx
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Time-Management-Resource-Links.aspx

  8. Providing helpful feedback to support students' academic success
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Portals/0/Resources/Clearinghouse/Documents/C202-H01.docx
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Academic-Advising-Today/View-Articles/How-to-Give-Bad-News.aspx
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Portals/0/Resources/Clearinghouse/Documents/C202-H01.docx

  9. Showing interest in students’ success
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Creating-a-Flipped-Advising-Approach.aspx

  10. Being responsive to students' needs
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Creating-a-Flipped-Advising-Approach.aspx

  11. Using technology in a way that helps students
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Academic-Advising-Today/View-Articles/Technology-and-Academic-Advising-A-Case-for-Embracing-Change-in-Academic-Advising.aspx
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Academic-Advising-Today/View-Articles/Technologys-Evolving-Role-in-Prescriptive-and-Developmental-Advising.aspx
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/Clearinghouse-Index/Technology-in-Advising.aspx

  12. Providing accurate advising information about students’ plans of study
    Refer to curriculum guides and other resources provided by your institution.

  13. Providing accurate information about policies and procedures (e.g., course registration, deadlines, holds)
    Refer to policy handbooks at your institution.

  14. Applying policies fairly and consistently
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Ethics-and-decisions.aspx

  15. Acting with integrity and respect
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Cultural-Issues-in-Advising.aspx
    http://nacadajournal.org/doi/pdf/10.12930/0271-9517-31.2.22?code=naaa-https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Ethics-and-decisions.aspx

  16. Maintaining high standards of confidentiality
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/FERPA-resource-links.aspx

  17. Explaining the responsibilities of the advisor and the student in the advising process
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Academic-Advising-Today/View-Articles/The-Advising-Relationship-is-at-the-Core-of-Academic-Advising.aspx
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Academic-Advising-Today/View-Articles/Teaching-Students-to-Become-Responsible-Advisees.aspx

  18. Promoting a safe and welcoming environment
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Steps-to-establishing-student-relationships.aspx
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Cultural-Issues-in-Advising.aspx
    http://nacadajournal.org/doi/pdf/10.12930/0271-9517-31.2.22?code=naaa-site
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Academic-Advising-Today/View-Articles/Survival-in-the-Face-of-Stress-and-Fear-How-the-Advisor-Can-Respond-to-Fight-or-Flight-in-Student-Behavior.aspx
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Academic-Advising-Today/View-Articles/I-Love-What-Youve-Done-With-the-Space-The-Physical-Space-of-Academic-Advising.aspx

  19. Academic advising contributes to the academic success of all students.
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Academic-Advising-Today/View-Articles/Advisors-as-Cultural-Navigators-A-Strategy-for-Student-Success.aspx

  20. The goals and objectives for academic advising are clearly communicated.
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Assessment-of-academic-advising.aspx

  21. The goals and objectives for academic advising align with the institutional mission.
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Academic-advising-mission-statements.aspx

  22. Student records are maintained in accordance with institutional confidentiality policies.
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/FERPA-resource-links.aspx

  23. There is an adequate number of appropriately trained personnel to fulfill the goals of academic advising.
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Advisor-Load.aspx

  24. Academic advising is designed to reach all students throughout the institution.
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Student-Populations-Index.aspx

  25. Academic advising provides students with adequate career guidance.
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Integrating-career-and-academic-advising.aspx

  26. Academic advising includes adequate counseling services.
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/How-counseling-and-advising-fit-together.aspx

  27. Academic advising promotes a climate that supports diverse perspectives.
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Cultural-Issues-in-Advising.aspx

  28. Academic advisors collaborate well with other groups on campus (e.g., faculty, counselors, academic chairs/deans, community agencies) to promote student success.
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/Campus-Collaboration.aspx
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Defining-Advising-Stakeholder-Groups.aspx

  29. The effectiveness of academic advising is reviewed regularly through the collection, analysis, and reporting of data.
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/Assessment.aspx
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Events/Assessment-Institute.aspx

    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Assessment-and-Institutional-Research.aspx

  30. Academic advisors receive feedback regularly to guide professional development.
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/Administration-of-Advising/Advisortraining.aspx

  31. Defined measures for student success (e.g., persistence, retention, graduation rates) are clearly communicated.
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Product-Details.aspx?ProductsDetails=yes&ID=TK001

  32. Academic advisors act responsibly and with integrity.
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Academic-Advising-Today/View-Articles/Doing-the-Right-Thing-Integrity-in-Advising.aspx
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Ethics-and-decisions.aspx

  33. There is an effective procedure to monitor and document students' timely progress toward degree completion.
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Completion-strategies-and-resources.aspx

  34. Advising responsibilities are assigned in an effective and equitable manner.
    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Advisor-Load.aspx

    https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Downtime.aspx


 

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