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Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Registrar's Advisory Committee meeting on October 5

The next Registrar's Advisory Committee (RAC) meeting will be held on Monday, October 5 from 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. in Humphrey, room 50B. The agenda can be found here.

Destiny One Registration System update

The Destiny One Registration System (DORS) is live and the rollout continues across the University community. There has been $395,000 in registration revenue with 1,423 enrollments in 107 different courses and 179 sections.There are currently nine units live in production with 12 more testing and soon to be live. There have been more than 200 users trained in the system and the interest keeps growing. Duluth will be the first system campus to utilize the Destiny One Registration System.

One Stop Student Services and ASR Training & Support team begins with a busy start of the term

One Stop's fall traffic has been feeling the effects of Upgrade-related changes in business processes and the system's early-term problems. Within the week prior and the first week of classes there were 6,058 calls answered, 6,566 walk-ins, and 6,677 emails sent to customers. Overall, this is approximately a 15% increase in traffic from last year at the start of the term.

Similarly, the ASR Training & Support team continues to be busy with regular and Upgrade-related questions. During the week of September 8th, they fielded 214 questions from University staff and faculty, which is double the volume for the first week of term pre-Upgrade.

Office of Student Finance director job posted

The search for a new Office of Student Finance director is underway with the job officially posted to the UMN employment/job openings page. Current UMN employees can view the posting through the Employment/Job Openings resource in the Employee Center of MyU, or by clicking here. We encourage you to share the posting with qualified, external applicants by having them visit the UMN Employment Opportunities page and search for Director, Office of Student Finance, or by job ID 304869.

New location for Graduate Student Services & Progress starting November 9

On November 9, the Graduate Student Services and Progress (GSSP) office currently located in 160 Williamson Hall will move to the One Stop Student Services center in Bruininks Hall. Graduate and professional students and others who need to speak with GSSP staff in-person should visit the One Stop in Bruininks Hall for assistance. All phone and email information for GSSP will remain the same. Further details about when the location in Williamson 160 will officially close are forthcoming.