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Advisor Training

In Person Training

The University Advising Center will offer in person training for New Advisors and Interns in Fall 2024.  Please register ahead of time by clicking the link below.  You can view the details and list of topics that will be covered by clicking here.

Dates TBA

Registration Coming Later

Online 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 Heather van der Paardt at