Advisor quick start

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  • Check your organization settings 

    • Click on the blue profile box in the top right corner of your DecidED dashboard and click the organization name under Profile Info. Select the dropdown menu to navigate to a different organization if necessary.
  • Join or create an organization 

    • Advisors can use DecidED as an independent advisor, or they can coordinate their account with organizations they work or volunteer for that already have DecidED organizations set up. 
    • If you are working independently, select “Use DecidED without an organization” option from the “Manage Organizations” screen.
    • If you know the organization you work with is already set up in DecidED, select “Join an Organization” and search for their name.
    • If you want to create a new organization so that you can collaborate with other advisors and administrators, click “Create Organization” and follow the prompts.
  • Invite students to share their progress with you 

    • Students need to opt in to share their DecidED progress with their advisor. 
    • Click on the “Invite Student” button in the top left corner of the Students tab on your dashboard to invite one or more students via email. 
    • From there they will either be prompted to sign in or create a new account if they don’t already have one.
  • Create and manage groups 

    • Set up groups of students who have signed up with your organization and any advisors you are collaborating with by clicking “New Group” in the Groups tab. 
    • You can search for other groups in your organization by clicking “Join Group” and searching by group name.
    • You can also add new students by sharing a group code with them. You will see a six-digit alpha-numeric group code underneath each group name.

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