Upcoming uAchieve Basic Encoding Workshop in Denver

Aug 12, 2022


After a successful regional uAchieve Transfer Articulation Encoding Workshop in March, we are partnering again with the University of Colorado System Administration to hold a uAchieve Basic Encoding Workshop at their office in October. This workshop is $995 and is intended for beginner encoders currently using any version of uAchieve. All are welcome, and group discounts are available.

What: uAchieve Basic Encoding Workshop
When: Tuesday, October 11 – Friday, October 14, 2022
Where: University of Colorado System Administration, 1800 Grant Street, Denver, CO, 80203

Don’t miss out! There are 10 seats available.

Learn More and Register

On the Agenda

This workshop will consist of 3.5 days of guided, hands-on exercises directly in the uAchieve environment. Below are the topics that we will cover each day throughout the course:

Tuesday, October 11
8:30 AM – 5 PM MT

  • Training Overview
  • Build & Test a Degree Program
  • Course Definition
  • Allow Course Repeat
  • The Grade Table
  • Restricting Course Reuse
  • uAchieve Processing

Thursday, October 13
8:30 AM – 5 PM MT

  • Accept Different Catalog Year Work
  • Begin Handle Student Exceptions
  • Finish Handle Student Exceptions
  • Add Customized, Supplemental Requirements (Markers)
  • Change Course IDs

Wednesday, October 12
8:30 AM – 5 PM MT

  • Collect & Report “Excess” Courses
  • Interpret Credit Ranges & Limits
  • Encode Student Choice
  • Add Course Conditions
  • Define Course Relationships (Strings)
  • Add Date Ranges

Friday, October 14
8:30 AM – 12 PM MT

  • Compute Total Hours & Enforce Residency
  • Encoding for Web Products
  • Workshop Wrap/Support Center/Issue Tracker Overview

Additional information is on the workshop registration page.

We hope to see you in Denver!

In the News: University of Southern California Upgrades to Cloud-Based Degree Audit Solution

Aug 11, 2022


In this Campus Technology article, learn about the University of Southern California (USC)’s decision to transition to uAchieve Cloud. While the institution has long been using the robust degree audit solution from CollegeSource, on-premise to “manage the increasingly complex transfer articulation and degree audit process for students,” it now has the added benefits of being fully hosted in the cloud, including “improved security, scalability, control, stability and more.”

➡️ Read the article here.

Additional Resource

Tune in and listen to EdScoop’s recent Cutting EDge podcast episode, Balancing Learning Management Systems with Student Experience, where Matt Bemis, Associate Registrar of USC, “shares how a years-long partnership with software company CollegeSource benefits the transfer approval process, and the reasoning behind selecting a cloud-based product for the step.”

➡️ Listen to the episode here.