For Advisors

This section serves as a centralized location for advisors to locate information related to advisor evaluation, professional development opportunities, academic resources, Excess Hours, and the General Education curriculum and appeal forms.

Advisor Evaluation

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General Studies/General Education
Advising Guide
Registration Error Messages
Scholars Program Chart
  Start/End Dates Funding Source # of Participants Target Participant Eligibility Disciplines Include
REAP 05/2016 - until HMCSE 14 in 2016 Sophomore or Junior All STEM
SURP 05/2015 - until HMCSE 50-60 per summer Freshmen - Senior All STEM


08/2015 - until HMCSE & HHMI 24 per year Freshmen All STEM
STEM LLC 08/2016 - until HMCSE 45 currently Freshmen All STEM
BIO Scholars Fall 2017-until Departmental Unlimited Freshmen - Senior Biology
CHEM Scholars Fall 2011 - until Departmental Unlimited Freshmen - Senior Chemistry
CS Scholars Fall 2017 - until Departmental Unlimited Freshmen - Senior Computer Science/IT
Engineering Scholars Spring 2018 - until Departmental Unlimited Freshmen - Senior Engineering
MARC U*STAR Scholars 06-2014-08-2019 NIH 3 per year Junior and Senior Biology, Chemistry or Physics
MATH Scholars Fall 2017 - until Departmental Unlimited Freshmen - Senior Math
NSF GEO Scholars 08/2016-06/2020 NSF 5 per year Sophomore - Senior Environmental Sciences
NSF S-STEM Scholars 06/2016-08/2020 NSF 22 total for 5 years Freshmen All STEM
PHYSICS Scholars Fall 2017 - until Departmental Unlimited Freshmen - Senior Physics

Professional Development Opportunities

National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) NACADA promotes and supports quality academic advising in institutions of higher education to enhance the educational development of students. NACADA provides a forum for discussion, debate, and the exchange of ideas pertaining to academic advising through numerous activities and publications. NACADA also serves as an advocate for effective academic advising by providing a Consulting and Speaker Service, an Awards Program, and funding for Research related to academic advising.
  • Summer Institute
  • Webinars
  • National Conferences
  • Regional Conferences
  • Assessment Institute
  • Advising Seminars
  • Research Symposiums
  • State Drive Ins
  • Awards Programs
  • Emerging Leaders Program
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Graduate Program
  • Online Education
  • NACADA Reads
  • NACADA Journal
  • Clearing House
  • Book reviews
  • LISTSERV for special populations
  • Opportunities to hold elected positions
  • Networking opportunities
  • Presentation opportunities
Florida Academic Advising Association (FLACADA)

Florida Academic Advising Association (FLACADA) is an organization of professionals from higher education institutions concerned with the personal and academic advising needs of students in Florida. The primary goals of FLACADA are to adhere to the NACADA core values of advising.

  • Awards Programs
  • Annual Conference
  • Newsletter
  • Opportunities to hold elected positions
  • Presentation opportunities
  • Networking opportunities
Consortium on Student Retention Data Exchange The Consortium for Student Retention Data Exchange (CSRDE) is an association of two-year and four-year institutions with the common goal of achieving the highest possible levels of student success through collaboratively sharing data, knowledge and innovation. Founded in 1994 by a small group of Institutional Research directors as a data exchange of college retention and graduation data, our first report was published in May of 1995.
  • Annual Symposium
  • Webinars
  • Database of research
  • Presentation opportunities
  • Networking opportunities
Ruffalo Noel-Levitz Works exclusively with higher education and nonprofit organizations with regard to student retention by helping them to advance their missions and make an impact on the communities they serve.
  • National Conference
  • Webinars
  • Database of research
  • Presentation opportunities
  • Networking opportunities
The Mentor This publication is an academic advising journal.
  • Database of academic advising research
  • Journal of academic advising issues and trends
  • Academic advising forum
UWF Human Resources Professional Development & Training Workshops offered by Professional Development and Training provide specific procedural and technical training dealing with university policy and procedures, supervisory and interpersonal skills development and personal development.
  • Certificate programs
  • Training reservation desk
  • Educational Leave with Pay
  • Requests for training

Atomic Learning

(This is accessible in MyUWF.)

An online learning software tool for faculty, students, and staff focused on materials addressing some of today’s most common challenges including: student retention and career success.
  • Instructional strategies
  • Professional responsibilities/communication
  • Software and technology
  • Student resources
Academic Impressions  Our main interest is helping colleges and universities around the globe tackle the issues that directly impact their overall health and ability to compete. We address a range of issues related to student enrollment and learning, faculty support and engagement, alumni and donor support, and increasing organizational productivity.
  • Conferences
  • Webinars
  • News & publications

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