WebAdvisor

WebAdvisor -- is web-based system that allows Gustavus students, faculty and staff to access important academic information. WebAdvisor is also where students register for courses, check grades and register for housing placement.

WebAdvisor has different features depending who logs in.

Contents

Guests

If you are not logged into WebAdvisor, only limited options are available.

Passwords

Your WebAdvisor password must be 6 to 9 characters in length and include both letters and numbers. It is not automatically the same as your email password.
If you don't know (or forgot) your WebAdvisor password, you can reset it by clicking the I forgot my password and need to reset it link. You will be asked to provide your Gustavus username and either your Social Security Number or Gustavus ID number. A temporary password will be sent to your Gustavus email account (if you don't know your email password - please stop by the Technology Helpline). The first time you log in with this temporary password, you will be prompted to choose another password.

If your account is disabled for failed log in attempts (Your account has been disabled due to too many incorrect login attempts), please wait 5 minutes and try again. The system will reset itself.

Student Access

The Student Menu allows students access to a number of different options and resources, sorted by topic.

Heading Available Options
Your WebAdvisor Account Changing and Resetting Your Password
Student Employment Payroll Time Entry, History, W2
Student Account Account Statement and 1098-T
For Your Information Academic Calendar and Catalog and Academic Guides and Schedules
Student Forms Academic Student Forms
Residential Life Student Housing Profile, Contract and PO Box Combo
Financial Aid Award Letter and Documents
Academic Profile Grades, Degree Audits and Schedules
Course Information Search for Classes
Registration Tools Placement Tests, Registration Dates and Deadlines
Registration Registration Times, Approval and Sign Up

Parent Access

  1. Student logs into WebAdvisor, goes to the Parent Access for WebAdvisor section.
  2. Student creates WebAdvisor accounts for their parents (if they don't already have them), assigning a username (10 - 20 characters in length)
  3. Temporary password for the new account is sent to the student's Gustavus email address.
  4. Student passes username/password along to their parents.
  5. Student selects what their parents have access to.

Employee Access

The Employee Menu allows employees access to a number of different options and resources, sorted by topic.

Heading Available Options
Your WebAdvisor Account Changing and Resetting Your Password
For Your Information Rules and Regulations Regarding Access to Student Records and TIAA – CREF and Gustavus Websites
Course Information Search for Classes
Employee HR Information Benefit Enrollment and Summaries, Payroll Time Entry and History, W2 Statements
Your Gustavus Account Employee Account and Marketplace Activity and History
Department Information Budget, Timecard Approval
Campus Organizations Advisors/Coaches Academic Information and Grade Reports for Advisees

Faculty Access

The Faculty Menu allows Faculty access to a number of different options and resources, sorted by topic.

Heading Available Options
Your WebAdvisor Account Changing and Resetting Your Password
Registration Tools Placement Exams, How To Directions, Registration Dates and Deadlines
For Your Information Academic Calendar and Catalog and Academic Guides and Schedules
Student Forms Academic Student Forms
Course Information Search for Classes
Faculty Information Academic Alerts, Advisee Aliases, Profiles and Reports, Class Rosters and Schedules, Grading
Academic Department Information Department, Major and Minor Rosters
Campus Organizations Advisors/Coaches Organization Members and Grade Reports
Department Information Department Budget, Timecard Approval and History
Faculty HR Information Benfit Enrollment and Summary, Compensation Package, Pay Information and W2
Your Gustavus Account Employee Account Summary and Marketplace Activity

FAQ

Are my email and WebAdvisor passwords the same?
WebAdvisor and email passwords are not the same. You can set them to be the same, but this does not happen automatically.
How do I reset my WebAdvisor password?
If you have lost (or don't know) your WebAdvisor password, you can reset it by:
  1. Visiting the WebAdvisor main menu.
  2. Clicking the Reset Password link.
Is the WebAdvisor system available 24 hours a day/7 days a week?
WebAdvisor is unavailable daily from 2:00 a.m. to 4:00 a.m. CDT for system maintenance.
I received the following message: "Your account has been disabled due to too many incorrect login attempts. Please contact your system administrator." Am I really disabled?
No, you will be able to log back in again in 5 minutes. Please see How do I reset my WebAdvisor password above if you don't know your password.

Contact us

WebAdvisor contact information

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Other hours