Starfish for RC Students

Starfish provides comprehensive tools that will help you connect with Reedley College resources.  You can also connect with resources at other SCCCD Colleges who are using Starfish.  Reedley College is using Starfish for our early alerts, student education planning and counseling appointments.  As a student, Starfish creates a success network of communication that helps ensure you are connected and that the right people are able to provide you with assistance as needed. 

Tips for Starfish Success

How to login to Starfish

You can access Starfish directly using your campus login credentials.

 

Your Services lists reflect resources that are available to you based on your connection to specific programs.  In Fall 20 we will be scheduling by Pathways.  Your pathway connection(s) is listed is based on your current active major(s). If you’re looking to see a counselor in a different area of expertise, you can use the search bar on top. You can search by name or service.

RC Tiger Head Logo

Look for RC services with a Tiger! If you are taking courses at one of the other SCCCD campuses, you may see their services as well. 

Starfish student menuClick on the menu in the top left hand corner of your Home page and select My Success Network.

Your network displays the people and offices that are available to help you succeed.

Your Connections

Your Connections lists your instructors and any possible primary counselors you may have.

Services

Your Services lists reflect resources that are available to you based on your connection to specific programs.  In Fall 20 we will be scheduling by Pathways.  Your pathway connection(s) is listed is based on your current active major(s). If you’re looking to see a counselor in a different area of expertise, you can use the search bar on top. You can search by name or service.

RC Tiger Logo

Look for RC services with a Tiger! If you are taking courses at one of the other SCCCD campuses, you may see their services as well. 

 

Tip! If a service includes a waiting room for walk-in appointments, you can click the “Waiting Room” link to find out how many students are currently in line.

Select dashboard on left menuClick on the menu in the top left hand corner of your Home page and select Dashboard.

On the left, you’ll see any Upcoming appointments with counselors or instructors.

On the right, your Dashboard highlights items that require your attention and may include Early Alert flags related to your class work, recommended referrals to campus support offices to help you succeed, and kudos from your instructors.

 

Select message from menu on leftClick on the menu in the top left hand corner of your Home page and select Messages.

Click on any message in the list to display the full contents of that message. These messages were also sent to your SCCCD email and to any alternate address you added to your profile.

 

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Not everyone is using Starfish to schedule appointments.

You can view the appointment on your Dashboard and you will receive an email notification to your SCCCD college email.

You may have to search further out for additional dates and times.

Contact the person who raised the flag. Also connect with other individuals in your “My Success Network”.

We are only displaying RC services to students who either have an active RC major and/or are taking more than half of their units at RC. If you need to see someone at RC, you can either browse through the Other Services on the bottom of your Success Network or use the search bar on top.

Starting in Fall 2020, Reedley College will be introducing counseling based on our Guided Pathways model.  Each Pathway has a team of people who work closely together to provide you with specialized counseling and support for your major. This team includes counselors that specialize in the majors that fall in that pathway.  If you don’t have an assigned counselor through one of our special programs and you’re unsure of your major, this should be your first stop in finding a counselor to meet with. 

Here are the Pathway Services that will have appointments available in Starfish Starting in Fall 2020. 

  • RC Pathway: Ag & Natural Resources
  • RC Pathway: Art, Music and English
  • RC Pathway: Business
  • RC Pathway: Child Development & Education
  • RC Pathway: Industrial and Manufacturing
  • RC Pathway: Social Sciences
  • RC Pathway: STEM

If you know the name of the counselor, search his/her name in the search bar. In their profile, you can choose “Schedule”. You can also browse all services in Other Services on the bottom of your Success Network or search for the Service in the search bar on top.  Each Pathway Service will list the majors they cover.

Here are the Pathway Services that will have appointments available in Starfish Starting in Fall 2020. 

  • RC Pathway: Ag & Natural Resources
  • RC Pathway: Art, Music and English
  • RC Pathway: Business
  • RC Pathway: Child Development & Education
  • RC Pathway: Industry and Manufacturing
  • RC Pathway: Social Sciences
  • RC Pathway: STEM