New Advisor Training

The University Advising Center is currently offering a comprehensive online New Advisor Training online thru Canvas.  If you would like access to the training, please complete the Training Access Request Form

The training consists of the following modules:

Module 1: Advising at Fresno State

Module 1 includes information on NACADA advising core competencies, advising structure at Fresno State & advising fundamentals.

Module 2: University Policies & Procedures

Module 2 covers the academic calendar, English & Math placement, AP/CLEP/IB information, general education and FERPA.

Module 3: Academic Programs & Requirements

Module 3 provides information on the various majors/minors offered at Fresno State.  It also includes the graduation requirements and information on Title V.

Module 4: Advising Technology

Module 4 includes information on some of the different advising technologies available at Fresno State to advisors including: PeopleSoft, U Achieve, and Bulldog Connect.

Module 5: Advising Special Populations

Module 5 provides advising information when working with the following student populations: academic probation/disqualification, returning student, undeclared, international students, athletes, veterans and other special programs.

Module 6: Forms, Memos & Campus Resources

Module 6 refers to commonly used forms from the registrar's office, memos that are referred to often & other campus resources.

Q&A Sessions

The University Advising Center will be offering three optional Q&A sessions via Zoom.  These sessions give you the opportunity to connect directly to an Academic Advisor to ask questions or gain clarification on the information in the New Advisor Training.

Date Time Zoom Link
Tuesday, October 20 10am-11am

If you have any questions regarding advisor training, please contact Kathy Dunbar at or Perla Perez Maciel at