Starfish Student Success Platform
Starfish connects students, faculty and staff to maximize student success and connection. Supported by pathways Success Teams and Coaches, Starfish is a critical tool supporting
Guided Pathways. In the first year of usage, Santa Ana College achieved
5% higher persistence among students whose instructors used Starfish as well as
better course outcomes (video).
Use Starfish Now
Login now with your SAC email address and password. You can also access Starfish through the main menu in Canvas.
With Starfish, faculty can:
• Communicate with students about how they are doing.
• Acknowledge student awesomeness with kudos.
• Raise flags or alerts about student concerns.
• Communicate with counselors and support services, and follow up on flags and alerts.
• Refer students to key campus resources such as Tutoring, Counseling, DSPS, Basic Needs, and Health & Wellness.
Communication and Outcomes
Starfish Video Library