Office of the Provost

Memorandum

TO: University of Pittsburgh Faculty
FROM: Robert F. Pack
DATE: August 29, 2005

New Student Administration System

The implementation of the PeopleSoft student administration (SA) system has brought about a number of enhancements for students, faculty, and staff, with more to come. Outlined below is information regarding a number of those enhancements for faculty, as well as details of related issues of importance.

Accessing Course and Class Information

• For faculty members who also have a role as an advisor, access to additional information will be provided via a new path (SA Self Service => Learning Management => Advisement).

    1. View Advisee Information – this feature will allow an advisor to review general advisee information, as well as transcripts and degree progress reports.
    2. New/Drop-In Advisees – this feature will permit an advisor to access pertinent data relating to a new or a drop-in advisee.

System Training and Access

Elimination of the Social Security Number as the Primary Student Identifier

New Term Numbering System

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