On March 2, students admitted for the Fall 2015 semester began accessing the Housing and Dining application on the fully live StarRez student portal, with more than 1,000 students successfully signing contracts and submitting initial housing deposits using the new system. In addition, returning students were able to access the system March 9.
The LEAPForward Town Hall meeting was held in the State Farm Hall of Business on Friday, June 13. There were nearly 150 in attendance along with more than 70 devices logged onto the LEAPForward website watching the live stream. The presentation highlighted major areas of the Initiative including an overview of the products that have been selected; an implementation time line; and the progress of implementing the various products. A demonstration of PeopleSoft Campus Solutions was also presented.
Workshops, training and configuration continue in the Professional Development Building. Admissions, Student Records and Financial Aid are currently working on configuration for the new student information system. Student Accounts will begin training next week and Academic Advising will begin workshops in late summer.
Workshops for Oracle’s PeopleSoft Campus Solutions have officially begun for functional leads. To stay up-to-date on the progress of all area of the LEAPForward Initiative, check out our weekly status updates and our monthly newsletter.