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Engage in Appreciative Advising

The Six Phases of Appreciative Advising:

The Disarm phase involves making a positive first impression with students and allaying any fear or suspicion they might have of meeting with the advisor.
The Discover phase is spent continuing to build rapport with students and learning about the studentsí strengths, skills, and abilities through utilizing effective and positive open-ended questions that encourages narratives.
The Dream phase involves uncovering studentsí hopes and dreams for their futures.
The Design phase is spent co-creating a plan to make their hopes and dreams come true.
The Deliver phase is the implementation phase where students carry out their plan and the advisorís role is to support them as they encounter roadblocks.
Don't Settle
The Donít Settle phase, involves challenging students to achieve their full potential and supporting them along their journey.

Advising Resources for Faculty

eScheduler - online appointment calendar

SCORECard - degree audit program

Watch the faculty training video:


PowerPoint info. slides on SCORECard


  • CPC deficiency classes can now count toward a student's program of study (if taken summer 2014 or later)
  • TCSG BIOL classes are now accepted by GHC:

BIOL 2113 & 2113L = BIOL 2121K;††† BIOL 2114 & 2114L = BIOL 2122K;††† BIOL 2117 & 2117L = BIOL 2161K

FCST 1010 Requirement

Students with one or more Learning Support requirements must take FCST 1010 their first term.

  • These students may use FCST 1010 to satisfy the PHED activity course requirement (NOT PHED 1010, but the second 2-hour PHED elective requirement), should their program require a PHED elective course.

The Core - Advising Video

Early Bird Advising

Classroom-Based Advising

Additional Advising Resources

Program Sheets

Page last updated: March 23, 2016