Chico State 360

Support and Advisory Groups

College Advisor and Retention Specialists (CARS)

The College Advising & Retention Specialists (CARS) group meets twice a month and their role varies by college.  At the core, the CARS position supports faculty in the use of E-Advising tools and advising best practices; acts as a single point of contact and support for advising-related policies and procedures; and facilitates assessment of college-wide advising goals.  Additionally, the CARS serve as a liaison to centralized Academic Advising and generate reports for advisors, chairs, and/or deans to inform retention and student success efforts. 

To view the contact information for your CARS:

  1. Log into Chico State 360(opens in new window)
  2. Select the question mark at the top right to access the help menu
  3. Select either the Academic Advising Process Guide or the Faculty Advising Process Guide
  4. Navigate to the Chico State 360 Advising Support Flowchart section (CARS contact information is located in the table below the flowchart)
College Advisors and Retention Specialists
College Advisor & Retention Specialists (CARS)
College of AgricultureDenise
College of Behavioral & Social SciencesAshley
College of BusinessJennifer
College of Communication & EducationShawn
College of Engineering, Comp Sci & Constr. MgmtJennifer
College of Humanities and Fine ArtsKylee
College of Natural SciencesStephanie

The following members assist the CARS in their efforts to support the faculty:

  • Kelly McGregorInterim Associate Director of University Advising Technologies

Faculty Advising Team

The Faculty Advisory Team is critical to the successful rollout of Chico State 360 across all campus advising entities.  The advisory team meets once a month to provide guidance on aligning roles of faculty and staff advisors and on implementation of the new advising platform.  Team members include rrepresentatives from Academic Advising Programs (AAP), faculty from each college, Enterprise Applications and Data Services (EADS), Technology and Learning Program (TLP), and Kate McCarthy, Dean of Undergraduate Education (Chair).

Chico State 360 Advisory Group

The Chico State 360 Advisory Group meets twice a month to discuss security, maintenance, support and projects relating to the Constituency Retention Management (CRM) System.  The group is comprised of members from the Office of Admissions (ADMS), Academic Advising (AADV), Enterprise Applications and Data Services (EADS), and Applications and Data Services (ADS).