Any comment typed into a text box is stored as a Note in Starfish. All notes are visible in the student folder under the Notes tab. Notes attached to Meetings and Tracking Items are also visible in the Meetings and Tracking tabs.
All notes entered in Starfish are part of the student’s educational record, and should follow legal and ethical guidelines.
Academic Review – Advisers should use this note type to provide feedback to students at semester transitions.
Advising Note – Used by adviser and their record specialists to document notes and comments related to academic advising.
Instructor-Adviser Shared Note – Shared between instructors and advisers.
Imported from eLion/ISIS –
Imported from EARS –
Email Comment –
Notes attached to tracking items
Close the Loop Comment –
Email Provider Comment –
Flag Assignment –
Flag Comment –
Kudos Comment –
Referral Assignment –
Referral Comment –
To-Do Assignment –
To-Do Comment –
Notes attached to meetings
Appointment Comment –
Event Comment –
External Appointment Comment –
Troubleshooting note visibility
If you are not seeing notes that you expect to see, check the filters at the top of the Notes tab in the student folder. Make sure the filters are set to Created in Term = All, Written by = Anyone, and Note Type = Any.