Starfish by Hobsons

Starfish Solutions is a retention solution program that helps to create an online student success environment, facilitating programs such as counseling and advising, tutoring, mentoring, and others–with the aim of improving student success and retention. See a summary and explanation of workflow here.

Some of the features of Starfish include:

  • Viewing support networks for your courses
  • Receiving early alerts for academic concerns and praise for a job well done
  • Getting electronic referrals and other messages
  • Viewing and following academic plans
  • Signing up online for appointments with course instructors, counselors and advisors
  • and Faculty can submit progress reports in real time and connect students to appropriate campus offices

How to Access Starfish

Log into Starfish.

Once students log into Starfish it is strongly recommended that they update their profile with a picture and review/update their email address and phone number to ensure accuracy. Students can also select the small cell phone icon in their profile to receive text alerts (regular messaging and data rates may apply).

Spring 2024 Progress Survey Dates and Deadlines

  • 8-week classes (1st session): February 5th- February 16th

  • 8-week classes (2nd session): April 15th- April 26th

  • 9–12-week classes: April 1st- April 19th 

  • 13–17-week classes: March 11th- March 29th

Spring 2024 Open Labs and One-on-Ones

Click here to see what Starfish can do for you, then email to set up a personal walk through. You can also sign up for Open Lab appointments. Days & locations are avilable in this flyer.

Monthly Starfish Summary Newsletters

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