The next phase of the COMPASS project, the ongoing effort to unify and modernize campus student service systems, will launch Jan. 16. To support this launch, new training materials are available. If you manage undergraduate student majors, minors and certificates, or if you are a graduate coordinator or staff member who maintains student information in GIMS, this training is for you.
Beginning Jan. 16, the Student Program Plan in the myUFL Student Information System (Campus Solutions) will become the official student record for both graduate and undergraduate student academic programs.
On June 10, ONE.UF will launch a new public landing page, student workspace and staff workspace, along with other features.
Teams of staff from across campus are diligently working on the multi-project COMPASS Program. The projects are all focused on modernizing the way UF receives and interacts with student data, from a students’ initial applications, through their academic career, and continuing as alumni.
COMPASS’s room-scheduling system is already providing room, event and resource scheduling services to the Levin College of Law, the Warrington College of Business, the six health-related colleges within the Health Science Center, and the O’Connell Center. The Reitz Union, the University Athletic Association and the University of Florida Foundation also use EMS now for scheduling services.
Through a series of six COMPASS information gathering sessions held over four days, representatives from UF colleges and units assembled to share their areas’ unique business requirements on topics relating to the development of the new student systems.
When the University of Florida opened its undergraduate application cycle to prospective freshmen in August 2016, it premiered a new consortium application through the Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success (mycoalition.org).
In mid-September, the Campus-wide Modernization Program to Advance Student Services — or COMPASS — will conduct a series of university-wide sessions. These “interactive design and prototyping,” or “IDP,” meetings will gather more focused input on topics specific to colleges and business units directly affected by changes to the student system.
Over the past several months, members of the COMPASS-SIS project team have been gathering requirements for the new student information system. In addition, the team has been holding sessions to map the undergraduate, graduate and professional “student journey” and the various business processes of individual colleges and units.
Earlier this year, the University of Florida announced a multi-year effort to unify and modernize its student systems. Over the next five years, the Campus-wide Modernization Program to Advance Student Services — or COMPASS — will be implemented in a series of releases that began with the migration of self-service functions to ONE.UF in February.
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