Professional Development for RIT Advisors

The Center for Professional Development and the RIT Advisors Council have collaborated to offer an exciting series of professional development workshops for faculty and staff with advising responsibilities. These workshops will offer interactive opportunities to learn more about our students and RIT services to better support our advisees. All workshops will be facilitated by RIT professionals with expertise in the workshop topics.

Enrollment in the sessions in this series is open to RIT faculty and staff who have advising roles and responsibilities.

Workshop Link
Workshop 1 Building an Advising Relationship
Workshop 2 *FERPA and Records Management for Advisors
Workshop 3 Understanding the Needs of First Generation and Low Income College Students
Workshop 4 RIT's Global Community: Understanding our International Students
Workshop 5 Case Management: A Practical Approach
Workshop 6 Strategies for Enhancing Multicultural Advising
Workshop 7 Strategies and Best Practices for Working with Students on Probation
Workshop 8 Study Abroad for Academic Advisors
Workshop 9

Academic Advising with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

Workshop 10

Understanding the Accommodation Process

Workshop 11

Student Motivation

Workshop 12

At Risk Students

Workshop 13

Non-Registered Student Outreach Project Training

Workshop 14

Mental Health and College Students: What's an Advisor To Do?

*Advisors who complete FERPA and Records Management for Advisors and four additional sessions of their choice will receive a certificate of recognition for their commitment towards professional development in advising.