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
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
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 -
Financial Aid, Scholarships, Assistantships (typically 20 paid assistantships a semester)
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.
SLIS Student Professional associations provide peer support and a variety of events
American Association for Information Science and Technology Student Chapter at SJSU
Society of American Archivists Student Chapter San Jose State University
Special Libraries Association Student Chapter at SLIS –in the process of being set up.
SLISConnect (student and alumni association) provides peer support and a variety of events.