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Contact

Moscow

Program of General Studies

Physical Address:
Admin. Bldg. 112
Phone: (208) 885-2024
Fax: (208) 885-8964
generalstudies@uidaho.edu

Mailing Address:
College of Letters,
Arts & Social Sciences
c/o University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3154
Moscow, ID 83844-3154

Kristi Overfelt

Kristi Overfelt


Office: Administration Bldg.119
Phone: (208) 885-2024
Email: kloverfelt@uidaho.edu
Mailing Address: General Studies/CLASS - University of Idaho
P.O. Box 443154
Moscow, Idaho 83844-3154

College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
CLASS Dean's Office General Studies Program
Academic Advising and Retention Specialist

Home Town: Meridian, Idaho
With UI Since 2007


  • Research/Focus Areas
    • Retention programs for students on academic probation
    • the First Year Experience and Students in Transition
    • Undecided and Exploratory Students
  • Biography

    Kristi Overfelt is an Academic Advising and Retention Specialist in the College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences. She has been teaching and advising students at the University of Idaho since 2007. Her research focuses on students on academic probation and disqualification and the first-year transition experience.  She has developed a Student Success course for students on academic probation and those returning from academic
    disqualification. Kristi has a passion for working with students who are undecided about their major, and loves to help them explore their future.  Kristi lives in Moscow with her husband, and one out of five children left at home.

  • Research Projects
    • Retention rates for students on academic probation and disqualification
    • Strategies for the retention and success of at-risk students
    • Exploratory and undecided student resources and strategies
  • Outreach Projects
    • University of Idaho Academic Advising Association (UIACADA), President
    • University of Idaho Academic Advising Association (UIACADA) Symposium Executive Board
    • College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Ag Days FCCLA Track Coordinator 
    • Developed workshops and classes for high school students who attended Ag Days at the University of Idaho
    • Associate Editor for About Campus Magazine 
  • Awards and Honors
    National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) Outstanding Advisor Award, 2013
    National Academic Advising Association (NACADA), Region 8 Outstanding Advisor Award, 2013
    University of Idaho Academic Advising Association, Outstanding Advisor Award, 2013
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