Student Success Portal Advanced Training Announced

Nov. 8, 2017

Student Success Portal Advanced Training Announced
Training sessions have been announced for the Student Success Portal

The Student Success Portal, powered by Starfish, is a robust system used throughout the global Webster network. Training sessions are being offered to more formally acclimate users to the current functionality. 

Advanced training has been scheduled for three key areas:

1)     Advising Tools
2)     Progress Surveys
3)     Advanced Filters

Advising Tools

Friday, Nov. 10, 12-1 p.m. CST
Meeting number: 926 353 966
Call-in number: 1-855-244-8681

This session will focus on the following tools designed to enhance and compliment the advising process for both faculty and staff academic advisors:

    • Flags – how to raise, comment, assign, and clear
    • Notes – who, what, when, why, and how
    • Filtering your Assigned Advisee list – tips and tricks (removing graduated or not enrolled students
    • Managing your view – making sense of what you see 

Progress Surveys

1)     WebEx session: Friday, Nov. 10, 2:30-3:30 p.m. CST
Meeting number: 922 303 839
Call-in number: 1-855-244-8681
2)      In-person session: Monday, Nov. 13: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. CST in Webster Hall 225
3)      In-person session: Tuesday, Nov. 14: 12-1 p.m. CST in Webster Hall 225
4)      In-person session: Thursday, Nov. 16: 9-10 a.m. CST in EAB 208

These sessions will focus on providing timely training on how to complete and submit the Early Term Progress Survey that will be distributed to St. Louis faculty members teaching Fall 2 courses the morning of Friday, Nov. 10. Others not teaching Fall 2 courses at St. Louis locations may also attend to learn more about Progress Surveys.

Advanced Filters

Friday, Nov. 17, 12-1:30 p.m. CST
Meeting number: 924 542 563
Call-in number: 1-855-244-8681

This session will train users on how to effectively manage student lists through the use of cohorts, organizations, and attributes.

All WebEx sessions will be recorded. For more information about the Student Success Portal, including training tools and FAQs and to access these WebEx sessions once the recordings are available and posted, please visit

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