Faculty Advisor Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Will there be trainings available?

Yes. Trainings will be scheduled to begin during Fall 2019 for each College. Members of the Navigate Specialist Team by College and the Navigate Leadership Team will be working in collaboration with CITL to provide hands-on learning sessions.

Q: How do I get access to the Navigate platform?

You will be able to access Navigate through the UMaine campus portal.

Q: How do I log into the Navigate platform?

Navigate uses the same ID and password as MaineStreet.

Q: How often is Navigate updated?

Data in Navigate is pulled directly from MaineStreet each night. Any changes made to a student’s record in MaineStreet will be reflected in Navigate the following day.

Q: What does a student have access to in the tool? Will they be able to see everything that I can see?

No. Students only have access to schedule appointments.

Q: Are student notes subject to FERPA?

Yes. Student notes in Navigate are part of the student’s educational record and subject to FERPA. Please visit the Student Records website for more information.

Q: Who or what determines access to data in the tool?

Navigate identifies different roles within the tool which is dependent on your job responsibilities. If you are interested in how roles are determined please contact the Office of Student Records.