A Seamless Platform Designed to Streamline Student Success

HiveConnect connects students and faculty to a comprehensive network of resources that holistically supports students on their college journey. Students have access to the resources and tools they need to stay on track, accomplish their goals, and succeed at Baker College.

How HiveConnect Helps Students

With HiveConnect, students can collect information, easily locate a variety of helpful resources, and communicate quickly and directly with academic advisors and faculty.

Students can:

  • Schedule an appointment with an academic advisor or a tutor
  • Use the ConnectMe feature, which alerts staff that there is a request for assistance (academic advising, financial aid, tutoring support, access to mental health resources, etc.)
  • Send messages directly to an academic advisor or other faculty members via email 
  • Create notification alerts/reminders for appointments and events to stay on top of important deadlines
  • Sync class schedules with a phone calendar and view entire schedules in calendar view
  • Find study buddies and join (or start) a study group with other students
  • Review progress toward graduation and check grades and GPA
  • View important college announcements and stay up-to-date

Students can access the platform using the HiveConnect link on the top of MyBaker, through the help center in Canvas, or through the Navigate Student mobile app.

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HiveConnect Student Mobile App

The mobile version of HiveConnect is known as Navigate Student. Navigate Student allows you to schedule appointments, communicate with advisors and staff, and access campus resources.

How to Download Navigate Student (HiveConnect):

Step 1

Go to the App Store or Google Play Store

Step 2

Search “Navigate Student” and install the app

Step 3

Open the app and search for Baker College as your school or institution

Step 4

Log in using your Baker College username and password

Step 5

Enable Push Notifications
You can enable Navigate Student to send notifications to your mobile device for the following:

  • Account updates
  • Deadlines
  • To-dos
  • Baker College event
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How HiveConnect Helps Faculty

HiveConnect makes it easy for administrators, advisors, deans, and other faculty members to view students’ progress, access academic information, facilitate student support services across campus, and more.

Faculty can:

  • Identify and prioritize students who could benefit from additional assistance (tutoring support, financial aid, etc.)
  • Schedule appointments with students and document those appointments
  • Generate cohort lists via an easy-to-use search functionality
  • Initiate conversations with students who may be experiencing academic or personal challenges
  • Issue referrals, early alerts, and progress reports, and initiate proactive student outreach
  • View important college announcements and stay up-to-date

Faculty and staff can access the platform using the HiveConnect link in the Staff Business Applications mega menu on MyBaker or through the help center in Canvas.


If you have any questions about HiveConnect, please contact [email protected].