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For Faculty

Student Success Portal Flyer - Faculty
Welcome to the Student Success Portal. You are entering a platform that will allow you to better interact with your students, provide resources to your students, and intervene at major points in the lives of your students. This portal will provide you with another means to support your students' success.

Faculty play a vital role in delivering a world-class academic experience for Webster University students. The Student Success Portal allows you to connect students to the support and assistance they need in a timely manner by raising convenient and course-appropriate actions.

Click here to download a Student Success Portal flyer that is both informational and promotional.


Getting Started

Faculty and Staff Getting Started Guide


Webster Video Tutorials

Getting Started in Starfish -- Setting Up Your Profile and Time Zone

Guide to getting started in Starfish, including logging in, setting up your profile, and setting your time zone, for faculty and staff members.

Setting Up Online Appointment Scheduling in Starfish

Learn how to set up online appointment scheduling through Starfish and how it can make your life and the lives of your students easier!

Raising a Tracking Item

Learn how to raise Tracking Items in the Student Success Portal, powered by Starfish, to support and connect students.

Completing Progress Surveys

Learn how to submit your Progress Surveys, including Attendance Verification Surveys, in the Student Success Portal, powered by Starfish.

Filtering Basics

Get started with filtering in Starfish by learning about filtering basics.

Filtering Options

Get an overview of the filtering options in Starfish from the Add/Edit Filters menu including Tracking Items, Cohorts & Organizations, Meetings, and Success Plans.

Filtering Attributes

Dive into how to leverage attributes to refine searches in Starfish to yield meaningful lists of students.

Filtering Flags

Learn how to filter in the Tracking tab for Flags and other tracking items.


Video Tutorials

Faculty Features in Starfish

Respond to a Progress Survey

Update your Profile

Starfish Two Minute Tip: How to Create Office Hours

Starfish Two Minute Tip: How to Take Attendance

Starfish Two Minute Tip: Alert and Referral Notifications

Email Notifications for Appointments Tracking

Preparing for a Productive Student Meeting

Updating Your Office Hours

Close the Loop When Clearing a Flag

Video screenshot of Starfish's Close the Loop tutorial


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