Outstanding Undergraduate Academic Advisor Nomination Form

The University of Connecticut has established three goals for advising: access, knowledge and support.  When selecting the Outstanding Undergraduate Academic Advisor for 2022, the committee will be looking for nominations that address these three goals.


Nomination deadline has been extended to Monday, March 21, 2022


When completing the nomination form, use the following criteria to guide your answers:


1. Access:

  • Describe how your advisor makes themselves available and accessible to you.
  • Do you have frequent contact with them?
  • Does your advisor make themselves readily available to you?
  • Does your advisor reach out to you, sharing information or following up on a meeting or concern?

2. Knowledge:

  • Is your advisor knowledgeable about degree requirements and other University’s rules and regulations?
  • Is your advisor able to easily answer your questions or do they know whom to ask if they do know the answer?
  • Has your advisor referred you to other staff, faculty or offices for additional help? How useful was that referral?
  • Describe how your advisor collaborated with other faculty or staff members to support you.

3. Support

  • Describe your advisor’s interpersonal or “people” skills. Are they friendly? Open? Welcoming?
  • Does your advisor show a genuine concern for your progress and success?
  • Does your advisor support you with your personal and career goals?
  • Do you feel you can go to your advisor in times of need?


  • As well as any other information you feel is pertinent to the nomination, please be sure to address the three criteria above.
  • Please provide any additional information about your advisor that demonstrates why they should be honored as an outstanding academic advisor.
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