Academic Planning

  • Read-only Academic Plans

    If extensive academic planning is occurring within the SIS or other system, read-only academic plans can be a useful place to display this information. Academic plans imported as only read-only format can be a valuable and user-friendly tool within SS&E for conversations around student academic planning. Crucially: Read-only academic plans cannot be altered inside SS&E...

  • Which terms display on an Academic Plan?

    Question How does SS&E determine which terms will display on an academic plan? Answer The Academic Plan page will display: Terms that are active (see definition explained below) Terms that are associated with one or more course group Terms that are associated with one or more course section Terms that have an academic plan status of "Off Plan" This will prevent inacti...

  • An Introduction to Academic Planning

    Overview Academic planning provides a student, and their advisor, with a means to collaborate regarding a curriculum path a student should follow. Students are unique in their purpose for college, whether it be for a degree, certificate, or a skills upgrade, and Student Success & Engagement supports this individualism through the creation of customized academic plans. ...

  • Student Success & Engagement Automated Academic Plans Template Setup Guide

    Overview Academic planning provides a student, and their advisor, with a means to collaborate regarding a curriculum path a student should follow. To learn more about the purpose of Academic Planning, check out the article An Introduction to Academic Planning. Academic Plan Automatic Template Generation When enabled, the SS&E software will automatically pull informatio...

  • Student Success & Engagement Manual Academic Plan Templates Setup Guide

    Student Success & Engagement supports three types of Academic Plans Manual Academic Plan templates are managed from the Administrator interface. As an administrator, navigate to the Admin application area and navigate to Academic Planning > Academic Plan Templates. This will navigate you to the list of Academic Plan Templates where you can see a list of all of the exist...

  • Academic Plan Template Statuses

      Each Academic Plan Template has a status. The statuses are: New The Academic Plan Template was automatically created by an import job and has not yet been edited by a person. Once edited by a person, the status will automatically be changed to "In Progress." In Progress The Academic Plan Template is currently in a "draft" state and not ready to be published. This is t...

  • Academic Plan Alerts

      Create an Off Plan Alert (Administrator) An automatic alert can be created for a student who veers off their approved academic plan. This can be created from within the Administrative interface. As an administrator, click on your profile image to open the application menu, then click Administration. Navigate to Categories & Notifications Alerts. Click the "New" butto...

  • Academic Plan Self-Service (Student)

      Students also have the ability to manage their Academic Plan by logging in to SS&E and clicking "Plan" in the main navigation header.  If a template has been assigned to the student, the student is able to easily see the courses required for their degree program and add those courses to their Academic Plan.  Once changes to the Academic Plan have been made, the stude...

  • View and Modify a Student's Academic Plan (Staff)

    Before we start The software can be configured to automatically generate new academic plans when the catalog year is updated within the institution's SIS. This happens as a part of a background job that runs every 15 minutes.  By default each student's academic plan is empty (there are no courses, and no assigned academic plan template), and it is in the "New" status. T...

  • Grades Administration

    Overview Grades listed in Academic Planning Administration display what each grade in your SIS and LMS represent. Grades Administration provides the ultimate flexibility as it allows SS&E to accommodate the way each individual institution uses any type of grade in all areas across the organization. Configuration Grades are entered from Grades Administration listed unde...

  • Academic Plan Term Statuses

    Overview Academic Planning is an add-on module within SS&E that requires setup by SS&E staff along with the institution's staff. Academic Plan Term Statuses will be added at no cost to institutions that already use Academic Planning. To add Academic Planning to your Watermark Student Success & Engagement product suite, please open a support ticket or reach out to your ...

  • Academic Planning Enablement

    The academic planning configuration screen permits an institution to turn on/off the Academic Planning features within SS&E. Both "Enable Academic Planning" and "Enable Academic Plan Generation" must be enabled, eg. set to Yes, in order to generate an academic plan. To learn more about the purpose of Academic Planning, check out the article An Introduction to Academi...