Using Nexus

Nexus (, a University of Connecticut software platform, places actionable data in the hands of the advising community to promote student retention and success. Nexus complements the university’s student support services and enhances information sharing between students, staff, and faculty. Tools include dashboards, appointment scheduling, note sharing, event registration, and more.

  • Sharing tools and resources to allow students to gauge their academic progress, communicate with their advisors, and connect with their peers in academic pursuits
  • Creating a common site for advisors to engage with student-level academic data
  • Providing advisors a common platform to keep regular notes on student meetings and interactions
  • Linking the advising community together as they seek to support students developmentally and holistically

Faculty Advisor Nexus Training Video:

Link to Nexus Tools: Nexus tools from the video above further explained and more.

For access to Nexus, contact


Nexus Ambassadors

The following individuals from each school/college and regional campus as well as some student support areas have been identified as Nexus “power users” who are available for you to reach out to for Nexus support.

Schools and Colleges
Academic Center for Exploratory Students Micah Heumann
College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources Meagan Ridder
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Lauren Munyard
School of Business Alana Adams
School of Engineering Dana Ziter

Jennifer Steszewski

School of Education Carlton Jones
School of Fine Arts Eva Gorbants
School of Nursing Lindsay Darcy
School of Pharmacy Megan Delaney
School of Social Work Trisha Hawthorne-Noble
Student Support Departments/Units
Academic Achievement Center/FYP Joanna Rivera

Leo Lachut

Amanda Wilde

Enrichment Programs/Honors Anne Kim
University Advising Kelly Gilbert
Regional Campuses
Avery Point Jennifer Platt
Hartford Kayla Hogrefe

Christine Mosman

Stamford Raquel Lopez
Waterbury Kelly Bartlett