Workshop 9: Integrated Advising - Transition and Transaction

Program Description
The focus of this presentation will be the blend of Academic Advising and Financial Aid, the importance of understanding how financial aid affects retention and the advising necessary to help students understand the impact of financial aid on their academic success, career success, and personal success. Just how much does an academic advisor need to know about financial aid to help the student be successful and to retain that student through graduation?

Patty PedersenCarbon County Higher Education Center
Patty is the Student Services Coordinator for Carbon County Higher Education Center in Rawlins, Wyoming. She advises students in an outreach site of Western Wyoming Community College; her advising involves integrating the information of recruitment,, application process, registration, financial aid, student services such as tutoring and ADA accommodations, and its effects on the student's academic, personal, and career life.