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Naviance - Family Connection

Home Page

• View updates and links from your school
• Read and send email messages to school staff
• Access the document library

My Planner Tab

• Set academic and personal goals
• Create personal task lists
• View and complete school-assigned tasks

Courses Tab

• View your course records
• Create a course plan
• Reflect on course options and choices
• View course plan comments and recommendations from counselors, teachers and parents

What is Naviance - Family Connection?

Capistrano Unified School District along with Capistrano Valley High School have partnered with Naviance to provide a variety of tools for achievement through academic, career and college planning. These tools are located in Family Connection, a website for students and families to access online resources, communicate with school staff and work on college and career readiness activities with your school and family.

Getting Started

To access Family Connection, you must have the following:

  • A computer that is connected to the Internet
  • Your CUSD username and seven digit student ID#.

Logging in to Naviance - Family Connection
Follow the steps below to log in to Family Connection:

  1. Navigate to the Naviance Family Connection website
  2. Enter your CUSD username in the Username field.
  3. Enter your 7-Digit Student ID# in the Password field.
  4. Click the Log In button.

Naviance Student App

Naviance Student is an easy-to-use, free app that helps you organize school work and the college planning process.  Naviance Student gives you instant access to college research tools as well as upcoming and overdue tasks within Family Connection. Update the status of tasks, communicate with counselors, and manage the entire process on the go with Naviance Student!

If you do not have a mobile passcode, log in to Family Connection, click "about me", then "Naviance Student mobile app". Click "Download App" and enter your email address to have a passcode emailed to you.

•Manage tasks and assignments 
•Search and view information about colleges 
•Receive notifications and communications from your counselor
•Sync activity with your Naviance Family Connection account


Download the app from iTunes here: Naviance Student App

Naviance Student App


About Me Tab

• Take surveys
• Create a resume
• View your test scores, GPA and rank
• View documents posted by the school
• Create journal enties to record reflections and track progress

Colleges Tab

• Research colleges, enrichment programs and scholarships
• Build your Colleges I'm Thinking About list and Colleges I'm Applying To list
• Request teacher recommendations and transcripts for college applications

Careers Tab

• Complete personality and interests assessments
• Research careers
• Build favorite career list
• Browse the Roadtrip Nation Interview Archive