Sum of credits of classes for which student received a passing grade. Once a repeated class is graded, the credits for the first instance of the class will be deducted from the total. This number appears on the student’s transcript.
Academic Requirements Report (ARR) Total Credits...
Learn to work with the three tabs or pages that comprise the Student Services Center. SPIRE A (Academic Records) users and SPIRE Advisor users can access some of students’ personal and academic information from a single location.
Access the Student Services Center
Learn to work with the interactive Academic Requirements Report, the Academic Requirements & Course History PDF, and the Course History page.
For details of how to navigate to the Academic Requirements Report, the Academic Requirements & Course History PDF, and the Course...
Faculty and staff with Advisor access to SPIRE, you can now review and update online notes for your advisees. Advising notes will be available even when students move between departments, schools, and colleges.
View guidelines for writing appropriate advising notes. Click Notes...
What is the SPIRE Advising Notes tool?
The SPIRE Advising Notes tool is an online note-making application for academic advisors, available through SPIRE. The Committee on Advising & Technology and the Undergraduate Deans Council have endorsed the concept of online notes and reviewed the...
The Advising Notes tool in SPIRE allows faculty and staff with Advisor access to maintain an
easy-to-use online record of advising notes for all students.
This tool will improve advising across campus by ensuring that advisors have accurate and more complete information on their advisees, even...
Advisors, would you like a quiet environment and personal assistance to learn how to read and write SPIRE Advising Notes? Consider our Advising Notes Help Sessions or trainings. The Help Sessions are not formal workshops, but an opportunity for anyone with SPIRE for Advisors access to get one-on-...
Advisors, to view existing advising notes, follow the directions below.
In SPIRE Menu, go to the Read Advising Note page or go to Main Menu > Advisee Information > View Advisees, select a student, and click the advising notes tab:
Use the SPIRE Menu to navigate to Advisee Information...
Students and Most Instructors:
You will receive the appropriate SPIRE access automatically.
Staff, some Instructors and Advisors:
If your job requires you to work with student records in SPIRE, including advising, follow these steps for additional SPIRE access:
1. Complete FERPA Certification...
In the SPIRE Menu, select Campus Profiles > Student Services Center. The Student Services Center search page opens.
Enter a student's 8-digit SPIRE ID or Last Name and First Name.
If more than one student matches the search criteria, click the correct student's...
Advising Notes Tips
What to write: Before writing any advising notes, please review the Advising Notes Guidelines for writing appropriate advising notes.
Save early and often: avoid losing your work to time-outs! SPIRE can time out the Advising Notes pages after only 15 minutes and with no...