Resources for Faculty Advisors

Advising Resource Training Seminar (ARTS)

All full-time faculty are assigned students for academic advising. Faculty advisors are required to complete the Advising Resource Training Seminar (ARTS).

This session is the initial advisor training and is required for all new OTC faculty and for any faculty or staff with assigned advisees.

ARTS Refreshers

All full-time faculty are required to complete 2 CEU per year of Advising Resource Training refreshers.

October ARTS in Room ICW-117. See descriptions below.

Monday, October 6th 9-9:50am What is this BCS degree all about? Advising Pre-AH majors
Tuesday, October 7th 3-3:50pm What is this BCS degree all about? Advising Pre-AH majors
Wednesday, October 8th 4-4:50pm The Advising Conglomeration 
Thursday, October 9th 10-10:50am Poof! I release you to register
Friday, October 10th 11-11:50am Poof! I release you to register

Please RSVP to Ashley Poppy at if you can attend! Hope to see YOU there!

The Advising Conglomeration:  Come one, Come all! What's this requirement on the degree audit? What's this new degree program? Probation rules? Cost and tuition? Bridge to Success requirements? Bring your questions and get answers or get answers without bringing any questions. Faculty advising topics will be covered, procedures discussed and resources examined. You never know what you will learn!

What is this BCS degree all about? Advising Pre-AH majors:  Do you wonder why students in pre-AH majors have a degree audit that looks a lot different than it appears? What's up with this back-up plan BCS degree for pre-AH majors? What can the AS.BCS offer for our non-AH majors? Come to this session with me and we will examine the ins and outs of the AS.BCS degree!

Poof! I release you to register:  Do you get advisees in your office wondering why they can't register? How to know when/why students have holds on their account and what to do about them. Come to this session for discussion on how to release your advisees to register and much more!  E-advisor refresher included.

You asked for it & here it is!
Let's Get to Work! Academic and Career Exploration (ACE) + Career Action Plan= STUDENT SUCCESS & RETENTION!
Do your students & advisees come to you with questions/concerns like:  "I don't understand my career goals"; "I feel lost"; "who can I go to for job placement information"; "what should I do with my life"?
Come to this 50 minute ARTS refresher facilitated by Career Employment Services to find out how to answer the questions above and much more. Please RSVP to once you choose a date and time below:

Tuesday, October 28th  3:30
Wednesday, October 29th  11am

Wednesday, October 29th 3pm
Thursday, October 30th 10am

STAR Seminar (2 CEU):  Facilitators:  Academic Advising Staff 

STAR seminars will start back up in March.


Seating is limited. Please RSVP to Ashley Poppy, Coordinator of Advisor Training and Development at or 447-6969.

Allied Health Advising Sessions (1 CEU): Facilitators:  Allied Health Faculty- Learn more about Allied Health programs by attending an Allied Health Advising Session. To view these sessions, see below.

Allied Health Program Informational Sessions

No appointment necessary, except for Health Information Technology Informational sessions.

ARTS Contact Information

For questions, please contact:

Ashley  Poppy, Coordinator of Advisor Training & Development
417-447-6969 or