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University Advising Center

Bulldog Connect for Faculty

Faculty’s Role (non-advising)

Faculty can easily identify which students need additional help. Faculty can use Bulldog Connect to send an alert on a student who may need additional support and/or resources to be successful in the course or during the semester. A notification will automatically be sent department/program who can then assist students with additional support, tutoring, or referrals. By monitoring these students through Bulldog Connect, we are ensuring that students are supported by a network of caring professionals who are alerted if a student may need academic help.  

Since many faculty advise, you might have two roles on Bulldog Connect: Professor and Staff. 

Refer a student at any time… At any point, an instructor or advisor can refer students to SupportNet through Bulldog Connect.
***This is to refer a single student at a time.

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The referral generates a “case” in Bulldog Connect that is then received by the SupportNet office. If the student belongs to a Student Success Program on campus (i.e. CAMP, SSS, EOP, International, etc.), the cases will be assigned to that advisor for follow up. If the student is not part of a Student Success Program, SupportNet will follow up with the student.

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If the case is assigned to you, you will receive an auto-generated email notifying you of the referral. A link will be provided within that email to view the case details.

The advisor can read the comments provided and follow up with the student accordingly.

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To View and Manage Cases:
From the Side Navigation, click Cases. You can view current, unassigned, and closed cases.
To manage a case – click the Manage Case button on the appropriate student case.

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1. The initial email will contain direct links for Progress Reports. You may also log onto Bulldog Connect to find the progress report.

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2. Only students requiring progress reports will be listed. You are able to save and submit completed reports.

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Step 1: Log into your Bulldog Connect account

Step 2: On the right side, click on “Record My Class Attendance” and change the term.

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Step 3: First choose the course and the date. Once you record attendance press ‘Save Attendance’.

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For additional Bulldog Connect support please submit a TDX service order.