Student Support #9

9. (51) Student support services are provided for outside the classroom such as academic advising, financial assistance, peer support, etc.

Not Observed      Insufficient      Moderate Use      Meets Criterion Completely

Academic Advising

Each student has an academic advisor and is automatically joined to their academic advisor's D2L site.
Students also have access to the Graduate Advisor who oversees the advising process.

In support of students the Graduate Advisor maintains two blogs.
SLIS21 blog for all kinds of curriculum information
http://senna.sjsu.edu/lmain/wpress/wordpress/
Advising blog http://slisapps.sjsu.edu/blogs/wp/advising/

We have a full time Student Services Coordinator who is the primary point of contac for administrative questions and procedures -
http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/people/staff/student-services-coordinator

Financial Aid, Scholarships, Assistantships (typically 20 paid assistantships a semester)

http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/prospective-students/financial-aid
http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/current-students/scholarships
http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/current-students/assistantships

Peer Support

All students are required to take the one unit Libr 203 class in online social networking. They work with both faculty and student peer mentors in that class.
http://slisapps.sjsu.edu/gss/ajax/showSheet.php?id=4656

SLIS Student Professional associations provide peer support and a variety of events
http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/people/student-groups

American Library Association SLIS Student Chapter
http://slisgroups.sjsu.edu/alasc/
http://slisgroups.sjsu.edu/alasc/newsletter.shtml
https://slisgroups.sjsu.edu/alasc/wp-students/

American Association for Information Science and Technology Student Chapter at SJSU
http://slisgroups.sjsu.edu/asistsc/

Society of American Archivists Student Chapter San Jose State University
http://slisgroups.sjsu.edu/saasc/

Special Libraries Association Student Chapter at SLIS
http://slisgroups.sjsu.edu/slasc/

SLISConnect (student and alumni association) provides peer support and a variety of events.
www.facebook.com/SLISConnect

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