Starfish is SAC's student success platform, connecting faculty, staff and students. Research has shown that using Starfish increase student retention and completion. Visit the Starfish page for more information.
Cranium Café is a chat and virtual meeting system created by ConexEd that is free for use by all faculty and staff. It currently powers the live chat function of our website.
ConexEd releases updates to Cranium Café on a regular basis. Please check the
change log for information on the latest updates to this software.
Support information is available from the following sources:
ConexEd Support Site
ConexEd Youtube Library
Faculty/Staff Guide (PDF)
Group Manager Guide (PDF)
Appointment Guide (PDF)
Self-Service is the new web interface to the district's student information system. By Fall 2022, WebAdvisor will be completely decommissioned in favor of Self-Service. Self-Service provides increased security, browser compatibility and is mobile-friendly.
As of June 1, 2020 add codes in WebAdvisor have been decommissioned and replaced by Self-Service add authorizations. All other WebAdvisor functionality remains available.
Note that students can only use add authorizations during the add period. Visit the following link for frequently asked questions about add authorizations:
Add Auth FAQ (PDF).
Please review the following resources to understand how to use add authorizations:
A demonstration video on the student profile and registration features is linked below. Registration is shown beginning at marker 4:50 and add authorizations at marker 13:20.
Self-Service: Student Profile & Registration (video)
Microsoft Teams allows faculty and staff to communicate with each other through chat, message boards, shared files and much more. Support information is available from Microsoft
here and on the
ITS Teams FAQ page.
Adobe Sign allows faculty and staff to request signatures electronically, eliminating printing. Support information is available from the following sources:
Adobe Sign Learn and Support website
Five-minute video demonstration