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Navigate for Faculty and Staff

Navigate is an online tool that brings together administrators, faculty, advisors, and staff to support students from enrollment to graduation!

Self Service Navigate Training

How to Sync Your Calendar

Sync connects your Outlook calendar with your Navigate calendar, and protects your privacy.

How to Set Appointment Availability

Take control of your appointment availability allowing students to make appointments with you.

How to Report on Appointments

A central place to put notes on advising interactions with students, which can be read by other advisors before meeting with a student, providing a culture of advising.

How to Use the Advanced Search

A tool to search for specific groups of students based on optional criteria filters.

How to Send a Message

Communication through email and/or text to students provides a central place for communication under "conversations" in the dashboard of Navigate Staff. Emails and text responses appear in Outlook and in Navigate.

Video coming soon.

How to Create Appointment Campaigns

Appointment campaigns give you the ability to control which students can set appointments with you.

How to Create Early Alerts

Early Alerts give you the ability to control which students can set appointments with you."Progress Alerts" are sent to specific faculty to help determine which students may need intervention by the Central Advising Office before mid-terms. "One-Off-Alerts" may be sent to students by faculty and/or staff at any time during the semester.

Review of Navigate Features

This Navigate Booster video presentation provides you with an overview of the basic features in Navigate and their various benefits for faculty, staff and students.

NOTE: The Academic Planner feature in Navigate is being updated and trainings will be coming to you soon.

If you have Navigate access issues, please email Karan Srinivas at ksrinivas@nvcc.edu.

For training questions, please contact Maureen Lawson at mlawson@nvcc.edu.