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University Advising Center


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

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

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

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

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