Maintaining A Student's Advisor

Student advisors are entered into the system for every admitted, degree seeking student enrolled at North Carolina A&T State University. The following instructions are to establish a standardized procedure for faculty and staff to enter advisors using Internet Native Banner.

Procedure:

1. Adding a new student advisor using Internet Native Banner:

  • Type SGAADVR in the Go To field and press Enter to access the Multiple Advisors form
  • Type the student's ID in the ID field. The student's name should display
  • Type the term in the Term field for which you are adding the student's advisor
  • Click on Next Block to access the Advisor Information block. (Refer to #2 if an advisor is displayed)
  • Type the advisor's Banner ID in the ID field. Type the Advisor Type code in the Advisor Type field - click on the down arrow under the  Advisor Type field if you are not sure of the code. This brings up a listing of the advisor type codes, highlight the one that you need and click OK. Click on the Primary indicator to designate the individual as the student's primary advisor. You may also add additional advisors/chair, but only one advisor may be designated as the primary advisor. Click Save and click on Roll Back to add an advisor to another student or click Exit to return to the main menu. Click on the Primary indicator to designate the individual as the student's primary advisor.

2. Updating an existing student's advisor:

  • Type SGAADVR in the Go To field and press Enter to access the Multiple Advisors form
  • Type the student's ID in the ID field. The student's name should appear
  • Type the term in the Term field for which you are updating a student's advisor
  • Click on Next block to access the Advisor Information block
  • Click on the Maintenance icon and click Copy Advisor. The From Term should be the same as the term entered in the key block. Click on the student's advisor that is being changed. Click Record and click Remove. Type the advisor's Banner ID in the ID field. Type the Advisor Type code in the Advisor Type field - click on the down arrow under the  Advisor Type field if you are not sure of the code. This brings up a listing of the advisor type codes, highlight the one that you need and click OK. You may add additional advisors, but only one advisor may be designated as the primary advisor. Click Save and click on Roll Back to add an advisor to another student or click Exit to return to the main menu.
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