Tag: Academic Advising

100-plus for New Student Orientation this Friday

About 100 students and their guests will be attending New Student Orientation this Friday. This year the program has been revamped to increase opportunities for students to interact with staff/faculty advisors, and to learn more detail about UWGB’s academic programs and campus services. The focus is to provide students with a more personalized experience that […]

Year One of ‘Peer Advising Consults’ viewed as success

Students in the new Peer Advising Consultants program (PAC) have just completed their first successful year as peer advisers. According to Darrel Renier, director of Academic Advising, and Associate Prof. Denise Bartell, director of the Center for Students in Transition, who developed the program, the peer advisers assisted their fellow students by facilitating SIS demonstrations, reaching […]

Focusing on support, Advising Advising moves to appointments

Registration begins April 6. To improve the student experience and navigate away from drop-in advising, academic advisers will this week begin taking appointments from undeclared students interested in sitting down to discuss their options. Students who have declared majors will be encouraged to make appointments with their faculty advisers. Darrel Renier of Academic Advising says […]

Reminder: Sophomore Success Day

Sophomore Success Day, scheduled for 8:30-3:30 this Thursday (March 5) is a day for sophomores to drop in without appointment to get questions answered about career/major selection, General Education requirements, registration, and more. Sponsored by Academic Advising and Career Services, Student Services 1600. Questions- Mary Simonsen simonsem@uwgb.edu or Steven Newton newtons@uwgb.edu.

Next ‘Sophomore Success Day’ is March 5

It’s a day for sophomores to drop in without appointment to get questions answered about career and major selections, general education requirements, registration, and all things between. Sophomore Success Day takes place Thursday, March 5, between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., hosted by Academic Advising and Career Services, Student Services 1600. The goal is to […]

Academic Advising and Phoenix GPS team up for ‘peer advising’

For what is believed to be the first time in its existence, UW-Green Bay is making use of peer advisers. The PAC people (Peer Advising Consultants) represent a collaborative effort between the Office of Academic Advising and the Phoenix GPS Program. The advisers, a group of four sophomores who completed the GPS program last year, […]

Sophomore Success Day


Sophomore Success Day is Thursday, Oct. 23, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. It’s a day for sophomores to drop in without appointment to get questions answered about career/major selection, General Education requirements, registration, and all things in between. The purpose of the event is to help students continue to feel connected and help them navigate […]

Faculty workshop: ‘Advising for New and Unofficial Advisors’


Here’s a reminder that CATL – the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning – will be hosting a workshop Monday (April 7) from 3:45 to 5:15 p.m. in Cofrin Library Room 109B. The topic is student academic advising, and the workshop leader is someone well-versed in its practice. Associate Prof. Alison Gates is […]

‘GPA M.D.’ help available tomorrow… and a YouTube ‘commercial’

Know of a student who could benefit from some friendly academic advice, provided by trained academic advisers? Send ‘em our way!  That’s the word from Mary Simonsen simonsem@uwgb.edu. The GPA M.D. Day this Thursday (March 13) is designed to answer questions about: • What GPA they will need this semester to get admitted into their […]