Advisor Training

In 2012 the Provost Committee for Advising implemented a new position of Advisor Training Coordintator. That position has been responsible for training all new undergraduate and branch advisors. The following are regularly schedule trainings:

Banner Workshop for Advisors

The Banner Workshop for Advisors training is designed for undergraduate staff and faculty members who want to learn the LoboWeb and Banner student systems, and who may also need to update majors and lift holds; as well as graduate advisors who need access to LoboAchieve and LoboWeb.  All staff must attend, only faculty who need access to student records for whom they are not teaching must attend. This training is offered once monthly at EOD and is a 3 hour training. During the training attendees will learn how to view student records through LoboWeb and Internet Native Banner, update students majors/hours/catalog years, expire holds, use various forms in Internet Native Banner, etc.

LoboAchieve for Staff and Faculty Advisors

The LoboAchieve Training is designed for staff and faculty members who need access to student records in LoboAchieve. All staff advisors must attend. This training is offered once monthly at EOD and is a 2 hour training. During this training attendees will learn how to navigate the system, add office hours, maintain student records, update their own data, etc.

New Advisor Training

The New Advisor Training is designed for fulltime undergraduate/branch advisors. Through online modules advisors will learn: theory, UNM population/statistics, NACADA policies, UNM policy and procedures, how to advise freshmen/probation students, requirements for every degree offered at UNM. This training is paired with monthly meetings that new advisors attend for 12 months to review timely information and hear from various supporting departments. This training collaborates with more than 30 departments to ensure new advisors are aware of resources available to students as well as departments that they will have to work with regularly. 


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2015 Advisor Training Report

New Advisor Training Survey