FIU / CARTA Corona Virus Updates and Re-Population Guidelines
Advising2020-04-09T18:31:57+00:00

Remote Academic Advising

Your safety and well-being are important to us. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, we have transition to offering remote academic advising for all majors using Zoom technology while fulfilling our commitment to serving our students and FIU community.

Undergraduate Students: To make an appointment with a Journalism + Media Advisor, please call, 305-919-5625. For general advising questions, send an email to scj@fiu.edu and be sure to include in the subject you name, PID and advisor and state for reason for your inquiry.  Advisors are available to receive advising appointments via Zoom, Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 11:30 am and 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm.

What is the Panther Success Network?

The Panther Success Network (PSN) is a platform that will allow you to remain connected with members of your FIU Success Team, Academic Advisor, Success Coaches, Career Coaches and Tutors. PSN makes it easier for you to stay on track and provide alerts if you fall behind. PSN includes a record of advisor reports and notes that you may view at any time. For more information please visit the PSN website: Panther Success Network

Panther Success Network (PSN):

You can conveniently access the Panther Success Network (PSN) from your MyFIU portal.

  1. Log onto MyFIU.
  2. On your MyFIU homepage, select Student from the dropdown menu in the top center of the page

Click on the Academic Advising tile

  1. Click on the Success Network tile
  2. Click on the Go to Panther Success Network button
  3. Finally, sign-in again using your FIU credentials

 

Additional Information:

To participate in a virtual Zoom appointment, please make sure that you download the most up-to-date version of Zoom technology onto your computer or phone. Additional information and instructions on downloading and using Zoom as an attendee can be found here:  Getting Started with Zoom

In addition, you should have access to a computer/laptop to view your Panther Degree Audit, as well as be in a location conducive to having your advising session.

Class registration for Summer and Fall 2020 will still take place as scheduled.

Classes

All classes have transitioned to remote learning including Summer A and C. The university will continue to monitor the schedule for Summer B. Please monitor your FIU email and the FIU Homepage for important updates.

If you would like to receive more information about the transition to fully online courses, please view the following link: Getting Started with Canvas

FIU Academic Calendar: https://fiu.instructure.com/courses/41666/pages/fiu-calendar?module_item_id=1571751

Tutoring and Support Services

Remote tutoring is available through both the Center for Excellence and Writing and the Center for Academic Success

For answers to other frequently asked questions, please visit, https://www.fiu.edu/coronavirus/frequently-asked-questions/index.html

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Undergraduate Advising

While students are responsible for their own academic progress, prospective or current undergraduate students have advising support within the School of Communication + Journalism (SCJ) at FIU. Students are expected to work closely with their respective advisor to achieve their goals.

The Office of Student Services at the SCJ helps students to:

  • understand SCJ’s academic curriculum, procedures, and policies
  • understand FIU’s general academic policies
  • create and refine short and long term educational goals
  • select areas of study, including majors and concentrations
  • connect with faculty members and university resources
  • address academic difficulties
  • graduate on time

The hours of advising are Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 11:30 am and 1:30 – 4:00 pm. Please view your advisor’s calendar by logging onto your Student Dashboard as the hours may vary based on advisors’ duties to the college and university.

The advising office does not offer walk-in advising. Students outside of the major must call 305-919-5625 to schedule an appointment with an available advisor.

Advisors:

Amy Winters
Lead Academic Advisor
adonalds@fiu.edu
305-919-5625
AC2 318

Rochelle Patten
Academic Advisor
rtpatten@fiu.edu
305-919-5625
AC2 317A

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