Resources: The Dignity Project

Improving Advising of Graduate & Professional Students

Academic Civility

Survey Data & Reports

Best Advising Practices for Graduate Student Success

Best Advising Practices for Graduate Student Success

SUCCESS for Faculty Members and Graduate and Professional Students

SUCCESS for Faculty Members and Graduate and Professional Students

SUCCESS for Faculty Members and Graduate and Professional Students.pdf

The six primary areas in which graduate students need advising and mentoring.

Graduate Student Advising Guide

Graduate Student Advising Guide

Graduate Student Advising Guide.pdf

How to effectively advise graduate students.

Graduate Advising and Mentoring Worst Practices

Graduate Advising and Mentoring Worst Practices

Graduate Advising and Mentoring Worst Practices.pdf

Conduct faculty and advisors should avoid in their interactions with students and advisees.

Recognition of Outstanding Advising

Recognition of Outstanding Advising

Recognition of Outstanding Advising.pdf

A template for nominating, selecting, and rewarding outstanding academic advisers.

Tips for TAs and RAs

Tips for TAs and RAs

Tips for TAs and RAs.pdf

A checklist of job expectations and responsibilites for graduate asssitants and their faculty supervisors.

Difficult Conversations: A Coaching Guide

Difficult Conversations: A Coaching Guide

Difficult Conversations: A Coaching Guide.pdf

Best practices for counseling a graduate or professional student who has not met their goals out of their program.

Managing Collaborative Publications

Managing Collaborative Publications

Managing Collaborative Publications.pdf

Methods for setting expectations on collaborative projects.

Strategies For Improving Advising and Mentoring

Strategies For Improving Advising and Mentoring

Strategies For Improving Advising and Mentoring.pdf

Suggestions to boost advising outcomes.

Orientation Planning Guide

Orientation Planning Guide

Orientation Planning Guide.pdf

Planning for and delivering a successful orientation program for graduate students.

Difficult Conversations: Absent Student

Difficult Conversations: Absent Student

Difficult Conversations: Absent Student.pdf

At-a-glance guidance for steps to take to address differenty types of grad student absences.

Difficult Conversations: Counseling a Student out of a Program

Difficult Conversations: Counseling a Student out of a Program

Difficult Conversations: Counseling a Student out of a Program.pdf

Recommendations and resources for transitioning a graduate or professional student who has not met a program’s expectations out of the program.

Building Civility

Building Civility

Tips for Dealing with Difficult Behavior

Tips for Dealing with Difficult Behavior

Tips for Dealing with Difficult Behavior.pdf

Strategies for dealing with behaviors that are hostile, offensive or interfere with your ability to learn or work.

Preparing for a Difficult Conversation

Preparing for a Difficult Conversation

Preparing for a Difficult Conversation,pdf

Guidelines and resources to help you prepare for a difficult conversation with a student or faculty member.

Toxic Behavior

Toxic Behavior

Toxic Behavior.pdf

Definition and examples of toxic behavior.

Responding to Harassment

Responding to Harassment

Responding to Harassment.pdf

Suggested procedure and resources to effectively handle student concerns about harassment.

Active Bystanders

Active Bystanders

How to take action if you witness hostile, intimidating or threatening behavior.

Strategies for Dealing with Academic Incivility

Strategies for Dealing with Academic Incivility

Strategies for Dealing with Academic Incivility.pdf

A guide for administrators aproaching those accused of academic incivility.

FAQs Students

FAQs Students

FAQs Students.pdf

A FAQ list for students encountering difficult behavior. 

FAQs Faculty

FAQs Faculty

FAQs Faculty.pdf

A FAQ list for faculty encountering difficult behavior.

2016 Advising and Mentoring Survey

2016 Advising and Mentoring Survey

2014 Academic Incivility Survey Report

2014 Academic Incivility Survey Report

2011 Academic Incivility Survey Report

2011 Academic Incivility Survey Report

2007 Academic Incivility Survey Report

2007 Academic Incivility Survey Report