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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato


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Academic advisers use MavConnect by Starfish to view and record advising notes, set their appointment availability, provide students feedback on their academic progress, and close the loop on instructor-provided progress reports.


[PDF] Advisor Training Handbook (2 MiB)


Getting Started with MavConnect


Setting up your profile

MavConnect Glossary 




Advising Appointments

Student online schedule

Messages triggered by calendar events

Advising Notes

Documentation guidelines and best practices 


Using MavConnect


Reading the student folder

Using filters

Tracking items

Responding to tracking items (kudos, flags, to-dos, referrals) 


MavConnect Communications