The UVU Advisor Certification program supports the success of students as they interact with advisors. The program provides training and evidence of advisors’ knowledge of academic advisement concepts and advisement practices at UVU.

Those seeking certification will be required to demonstrate an understanding of
  • Technical Competency (including features and functions of tools used at UVU – i.e. Banner, Wolverine Track, etc.)
  • Academic Advising Best Practices (including resources, theory, Personalized, Seamless, Intentional (PSI) philosophy, etc.)
  • Effective Student Interaction (ability to interact with, serve, and meet student needs)

Initial Certification (within 1st year)

  • New Advisor Training
  • Observations
  • Performance Assessment

Continued Certification (annually after first year)

  • Complete 20 Advisor Education Units (AEUs)
  • Observations

For the detailed requirements of each certification contact Melanee Wilson