What is Beacon?
Beacon is an early alert system. It is one of several Campus Labs modules that CCU is currently using. Beacon provides a platform for individuals across campus – including faculty, academic advisors, athletic advisors, academic coaches, and staff in student support offices – to communicate information regarding a student’s academic behaviors. Beacon allows individuals that frequently interact with a student the ability to identify trends inside and outside of the classroom. Being able to identify these trends could be valuable in many instances, such as planning a course schedule and guiding a student to campus resources.
When a notification is submitted in Beacon, members of the student’s success network are able to view and respond to notifications as needed. The student’s success network is made up of University stakeholders that frequently interact with a student. Depending upon the student’s major and involvement on campus, these individuals might include academic advisors, academic coaches, athletic advisors, and/or mentors.
For questions related to advising, please contact:
Frankie M. Weeks
Director of University Advising
Office of the Provost
For questions related to Academic Coaching, please contact:
Director, Academic Coaching Experience Department
Coastal Student Success Center
For questions related to outreach and the early alert process, please contact:
Academic Coaching Specialist
Academic Coaching Experience Department
For help accessing Beacon and for data questions, please contact:
Institutional Research, Assessment & Analysis
Beacon is administered by Institutional, Research, Assessment & Analysis.