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Training and Quick Guides


Advisor Quick Guides

  • Syncing Your Calendar

    Syncing your calendar allows students to see your free/busy calendar to schedule appointments with you through ISU Navigate.

  • Setting Your Availability

    Setting your availability allows students to schedule appointments with you through ISU Navigate. Complete the following steps after syncing your calendar.

  • Emailing and Texting Students

    ISU Navigate provides multiple ways to communicate with students you advise, individually or en masse, using email, text, or phone.

  • Advising Notes and Summaries

    ISU Navigate provides multiple ways to document student advising meetings for future reference.

Staff/Faculty Quick Guides

List and description of alert reasons available to faculty and staff.

  • Submitting an Ad Hoc Alert for an Individual Student

    At any time during the semester, faculty may submit an alert for a student of concern by choosing one of the three options below.

  • Submitting Progress Reports

    During weeks 3, 6, and 11 (Late-8 courses) of the Fall and Spring semesters, faculty will receive emails prompting them to complete progress reports for students in their course(s).

  • Staff Appointment Scheduling

    Using ISU Navigate, staff members can create advising appointments for individual students. The student will receive an email notification of the appointment and an email reminder 24 hours before the appointment.

Description of Navigate Terms