FALL 2017

Week 1

If you teach or advise undergraduate students, please click the link below for a brief (84-second) video. This week’s video features:

  • A reminder about course rosters
  • Information about undergraduate catalog updates
Undergraduate Studies Weekly Update - Week 1 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Week 1

Week 2

If you teach or advise undergraduate students, please click the link below for a 54-second video with updates. This week’s video features:

  • Upcoming add/drop deadlines
  • Excused absence policy (text of the policy is below)

 

Undergraduate Studies Weekly Update - Week 2 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Week 2

Week 3

This week’s 54-second video update is about advising.

Week 3 Transcript

 

 

Undergraduate Studies Weekly Update - Week 3 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Week 3

Week 4

This week’s 70-second video update is about Undergraduate Research. 

Week 4 Transcript

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Week 5

This week’s 74-second video update is about Center for Student Achievement website.

Week 5 Transcript

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Week 6

This week’s 64-second video update is about Academic Exploration and Success Week, which is part of Tommie Advantage.

Week 6 Transcript

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Week 7

This week’s 82-second video update is about our Excel! Research Scholars Program. 

Week 7 Transcript

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Undergraduate Studies Weekly Update - Week 6 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt

Week 8

In lieu of watching a video update this week, please briefly review the attached PDF. You can also print them and keep them nearby when you meet your advisees. 

Week 8 PDF

Undergraduate Studies Weekly Update - Week 8 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Week 8

Week 9

This week’s 66-second video update features:

  • a note about reviewing midterm grades
  • an announcement about a great event tomorrow for students thinking about graduate school

 Week 9 Transcript

Undergraduate Studies Weekly Update - Week 9 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Week 9

Week 10

This week’s 77-second video update features:

  • information about registration assistance for first-year students on November 21 and 22
  • an announcement about Envision, a career development program for students in the arts and sciences

Week 10 Transcript

Undergraduate Studies Weekly Update - Week 10- Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Week 10

Week 11

This week’s 71-second video update is about assisting students whose immigration status has been affected by changes in DACA

Week 11 Transcript

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Week 12

This week’s video is 26 seconds long. You’ll have to watch it (or read the transcript) to find out what it’s about.

Week 12 Transcript

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Week 13

This week’s 44-second video is about a tutoring initiative sponsored by USG, the undergraduate student government.

Week 13 Transcript

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Week 14

This week’s 44-second video is about advisees’ J-term and spring schedules.

Week 14 Transcript

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Week 15

This week’s 70-second video is about the search for next year’s student leaders in Admissions and Student Affairs and a request for your recommendations.

Week 15 Transcript

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Week 16

This week’s video comes in at 108 seconds. It’s a little longer than usual, but it includes important information about final grades. Please take less than two minutes to watch the video or read the attached transcript.

Week 16 Transcript

Here’s a link to the catalog policy on incompletes: https://www.stthomas.edu/catalog/undergradinfoandpolicies/allugpolicies/grades/incompletenotrecordedgrades/

And here’s a link to the form referenced in the video: https://www.stthomas.edu/media/registrar/pdf/incomplete.pdf

 

Undergraduate Studies Weekly Update - Week 16 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Week 16

SPRING 2018

Week 1

Please take 93 seconds to view this video (or read the attached transcript). The video contains important information for the first week of the semester.

Week 1 Transcript

Undergraduate Studies Weekly Update - Week 1 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Week 1

Week 2

This week’s video includes information you need to know about:

  • A survey on academic advising
  • Information about summer registration, which opens March 1
  • A reminder of Friday’s drop deadline

Week 2 Transcript

Undergraduate Studies Weekly Update - Week 2 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Week 2

Week 3

This week’s 84 seconds video includes two reminders about:

  • The February 16 deadline for summer research proposals through the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program
  • The February 22 deadline for many student leadership positions

And a request for your support to help uphold the academic policy.

Week 3 Transcript

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Week 4

This week’s 55 seconds video includes details about our new math placement tutors.

Week 4 Transcript

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Week 5

This week’s 80-second video highlights our Tommie Timelines and promotes a major exploration event on March 13.

Week 5 Transcript 

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Week 6

This week, Tonia Jones Peterson, our director of retention and student success, is guest hosting the Undergraduate Studies video update. Please take 78 seconds to learn how you as faculty and advisors can contribute to retention and persistence efforts on campus.

Week 6 Transcript 

Undergraduate Studies Weekly Update - Week 6 - Tonia Jones Peterson - Week 6

Week 7

This week’s 69-second video includes an announcement of a new faculty advising award and a few important details about Fall 2018 registration.

Week 7 Transcript  

Undergraduate Studies Weekly Update - Week 7 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Week 7

Week 8

This week’s 86-second video includes a reminder about midterm grades and information about an undergraduate academic policy review.

Week 8 Transcript

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Week 10

This week’s 83-second video includes one announcement about an event for National Undergraduate Research Week and a handful of reminders about:

  • deadline for fall Collaborative Inquiry and Sustainability Scholars grants
  • advising meetings and notes
  • midterm grades
  • deadline for Outstanding Advising award

Week 10 Transcript

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Week 11

This week’s 62-second video includes details about two important upcoming deadlines:

  • last day to withdraw from a spring class
  • deadline for completing fall and J-term incompletes

Week 11 Transcript

Undergraduate Studies Weekly Update - Week 11 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Week 11

Week 12

This week’s 66-second video introduces three new staff members and features details about a Fulbright information session and the spring “Inquiry at UST” poster session.

Week 12 Transcript

 

Undergraduate Studies Weekly Update - Week 12 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Week 12

Week 13

This week’s 57-second video is all about commencement and includes details for you and your seniors.

Week 13 Transcript

Undergraduate Studies Weekly Update - Week 13 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Week 13

Week 14

This week’s video includes important information about final exams. Thanks for taking 91 seconds to review it.

Week 14 Transcript

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Week 15

This week’s video – the last of the semester – is 102 seconds long and includes important information about:

  • Outstanding Advisor Awards
  • Final Grades
  • Student Orientation for Online Courses

Week 15 Transcript

Undergraduate Studies Weekly Update - Week 15 - Dr. Wendy Wyatt - Week 15