Wed Jan 26, 9:00 AM - Wed Mar 9, 10:30 AM (EST)

Close Hipp 301 (in-person only)
This is a 3-part, cohort-style education series that will allow participants to self-reflect, consider the meaning of DEI in their own lives and advising, and develop a plan for intentionally incorporating DEI into their personal & professional lives. Part 1: Critical Self-Reflection.

Fri Jan 28, 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM (EST)

The Anne Frank Center on the UofSC campus brings to life the story of the young Jewish girl who – in the pages of her world-renowned diary – documented two years of hiding in German-occupied Amsterdam during World War II. By sharing Anne's legacy with visitors, students and teachers, UofSC’s Anne Frank Center seeks to inspire our commitment to never be bystanders but instead to stand up together against antisemitism, bigotry and inequality wherever it may exist today.

Tue Feb 1, 9:00 - 10:00 AM (EST)

Close Hipp 301 (in-person only)
This in-person session provides best practice strategies on how to strategically and efficiently build advising appointment workflow and provide guidelines for entering appointment notes. Presenters: Jane Bouknight, Sr. Program Manager of Advisor Training & Development.

Wed Feb 2, 10:00 - 11:30 AM (EST)

Close Hipp 301 and Microsoft Teams (in-person & online option)
This in-person session will provide advisors with information and strategies on how to keep your office and your person as safe as possible on campus. Presenters: Cpl. Mark Tevepaugh, Crime Prevention Unit, Explosive Detection K9 Handler, Division of Law Enforcement and Safety.

Tue Feb 8, 1:30 - 2:30 PM (EST)

Microsoft Teams (online only)
An introduction to transfer students from a national and UofSC perspective. Presenter: Amanda Lucas, Assistant Director of Transfer Advising & Retention Initiatives - University Advising Center. Join via Microsoft Teams.

Thu Feb 10, 9:00 - 11:00 AM (EST)

Zoom (online only)
Part 2 of Trauma-Informed Advising will focus on services that are available to students who have been impacted by interpersonal violence (IPV), as well as those who may be in need of counseling services for reasons other than IPV. This session will include a review of Part 1, focusing on non-judgmental and compassionate support, as well as information on reporting responsibilities and options.

Wed Feb 16, 12:00 - 1:00 PM (EST)

Close Hipp 301 (in-person only)
Come have lunch and discuss topics surrounding the theme of diversity, equity, & inclusion as it relates to advisor and student needs. These dialogues will emphasize discussion & sharing of experiences.

Mon Feb 21, 2:00 - 3:30 PM (EST)

Microsoft Teams (online only)
Resilience is defined as the ability to recover quickly from difficulties and to persevere in the face of adversity. This workshop will focus on strategies to help advisors model the key concepts of resilience and growth mindset to their advisees. This workshop will address common obstacles students face during their matriculation and how advisors can impart resilience strategies early in their advising sessions best avoid these barriers that hinder student success.

Fri Feb 25, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EST)

Close Hipp 301 and Microsoft Teams (in-person & online option)
This session will provide detailed instruction on GPA calculations and an in depth look at the UofSC Grade Forgiveness policy, and considerations regarding Grade Forgiveness for students and advisors.

Mon Mar 7, 12:00 - 1:00 PM (EST)

Microsoft Teams (online only)
This session will provide advisors with the essential information on Hardship Withdrawal. Presenter: Kelsey McGarrigan. Withdrawal Coordinator. Office of the Dean of Students. Join via Microsoft Teams.

Tue Mar 8, 10:00 - 11:30 AM (EST)

Close Hipp 301 and Microsoft Teams (in-person & online option)
Learn more about the My UofSC Experience initiative & how to incorporate it into advising conversations as it provides a more holistic view of a student’s college experience.

Tue Mar 8, 1:30 - 2:30 PM (EST)

Microsoft Teams (online only)
A review of processes and procedures of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and the Office of the Registrar. Presenters: Undergraduate Admissions. Office of the University Registrar. Amanda Lucas Assistant, Director of Transfer Advising & Retention Initiatives - University Advising Center.

Wed Mar 9, 12:00 - 1:00 PM (EST)

Close Hipp 301 (in-person only)
Come have lunch and discuss topics surrounding the theme of diversity, equity, & inclusion as it relates to advisor and student needs. These dialogues will emphasize discussion & sharing of experiences.

Tue Mar 15, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)

Close Hipp 301 and Microsoft Teams (in-person & online option)
This session will provide an introduction to the reporting feature in EAB Navigate and highlight the specific reports that will be most utilized by advisors. After attending this session, participants will be able to: 1. Identify the best reports to run to gather specific advising data.

Thu Mar 17, 9:00 AM - Thu Apr 28, 10:30 AM (EDT)

Close Hipp 301 (in-person only)
This is a 3-part, cohort-style education series that will allow participants to self-reflect, consider the meaning of DEI in their own lives and advising, and develop a plan for intentionally incorporating DEI into their personal & professional lives. Part 1: Critical Self-Reflection.

Tue Mar 22, 1:30 - 2:30 PM (EDT)

Microsoft Teams (online only)
Intentional Advisement of Transfers. Participants will: 1. Provide feedback regarding common issues when advising transfer students, and, 2. Develop an action plan for transfer advising. Presenter. Amanda Lucas. Assistant Director of Transfer Advising & Retention Initiatives.

Tue Apr 5, 1:30 - 2:30 PM (EDT)

Microsoft Teams (online only)
Transfer Series Discussion - What do we do now?. Presenters. Amanda Lucas, Assistant Director of Transfer Advising & Retention Initiatives - University Advising Center. Bill Brown, Undergraduate Academic Advisor - College of Engineering and Computing. Join via Microsoft Teams.

Wed Apr 6, 12:00 - 1:00 PM (EDT)

Close Hipp 301 (in-person only)
Come have lunch and discuss topics surrounding the theme of diversity, equity, & inclusion as it relates to advisor and student needs. These dialogues will emphasize discussion & sharing of experiences.

Wed May 4, 12:00 - 1:00 PM (EDT)

Close Hipp 301 (in-person only)
Come have lunch and discuss topics surrounding the theme of diversity, equity, & inclusion as it relates to advisor and student needs. These dialogues will emphasize discussion & sharing of experiences.

Tue May 24, 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM (EDT)

Close Hipp 301 (in-person only)
This in-person workshop will focus on providing an overview of this exciting movement within the academic advising community called Appreciative Advising. The presentation is based on the book titled, The Appreciative Advising Revolution. The six phases of Appreciative Advising – Disarm, Discover, Dream, Design, Deliver, and Don't Settle – will be defined. Participants will not only learn what each phase means, but they will also have the opportunity to learn how to implement each of these phases. *Lunch will be provided.*.