Advisor Retention and Training (ART) Frequently Asked Questions


  • What is ART?

    • Advisor Retention and Training (ART) is an ongoing professional development opportunity for current and emerging Advisors to develop skills, connect with other Advisors, and equip Advisors to create holistic learning environments to empower and motivate students.

  • Who can go to ART Sessions?

    • Although ART sessions were developed for individuals advising student organizations primarily within Housing and Residential Life Programs, ART is open to anyone interested in learning more about advising student organizations.

  • Where can I go to ART Sessions?

    • Will be virtual both at conferences and outside of conferences. In-person and virtually. Probably in-person at conferences and on-campus with ART facilitators, probably not hybrid.

  • How long are ART Sessions?

    • ART sessions are typically one hour long.

  • Who can present ART Sessions?

    • Those individuals who have completed the ART program.

  • Who can I contact regarding ART in my region?

    • The ART website has a list of the Regional ART Coordinators that you can contact in order to get more information!

  • Where can I request presentations for my institution?

    • The ART website has a form that you can complete in order to request presentations.

  • What happens after I complete the ART program?

    • You are eligible to facilitate ART!


  • How do I become eligible to present ART?

    • Attend all sessions and complete experiential credits. Something about database here.

  • How long does it take to complete the ART program?

    • Typically 1-2 years depending on session availability and experiential credit completion.


  • How do I log the completion of a session?

    • Through the ART database. Go to Log Completed Milestones tab.

  • How do I log my experiential credits?

    • Personally keep track of your own credits and notify the ART Consultant of your experiences by emailing

  • Why should I use a Google account?

    • The database is integrated through Google. Having a non-affiliated institution email allows for this information to be usable if you move to another institution.

  • What happens if a session doesn’t show up that I have completed?

    • Check completed milestones tab. If that does not show, contact the ART Consultant.


  • What is the ART Standards Committee?

    • The ART Committee is responsible for all operational aspects of ART and maintaining a consistent implementation among participants. The ART Committee ensures that ART continues to meet the needs of its constituents. The ART Committee is responsible for reviewing and updating the ART program curricula. The ART Committee is responsible for ensuring that ART is an accessible and equivalent experience for participants.

  • How can I join the ART Standards Committee?

    • Email the ART Consultant at


  • What is the purpose of the ART Pin?

    • To showcase those individuals who have completed the ART program and are eligible to facilitate ART sessions.

  • How do I get the ART Pin?

    • After completing the ART program, you are eligible to purchase the ART Pin.


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