Getting Data Into the System
Using Custom Self-Service Reports to Assist Data Entry
Self-Service Reports are displayed as live-previews, enabling you to see what you will have in your report before you export it from the system. Building off of this preview, the ability to Add and Edit records directly from this view makes it even easier to update information. Activities may be entered and modified directly from the report instead of navigating the Act...
Requiring Significant Dates
The reports run using Faculty Success rely on the dates entered for each activity record. Leaving dates blank for a record can result in that record being unexpectedly included or excluded on reports. Therefore, at least one significant date must be entered on every activity record.
What's a significant date?
Records in Faculty Success generally have date f...
Changing the Record Owner for a Linked Record
By default, our system configuration allows users to share a record, ensuring your faculty don't have to submit the same record, multiple times. By default the record owner is whoever first created the record and our system only allows the record owner to edit said record. For a more complete overview of these settings, please refer to the article User Reference.
Preparing for the Upcoming Academic Year
Usage Statistics and Audit the users in the system
Create new accounts individually or Create new accounts in bulk
Rollover yearly data records for the new academic year
Update manually using Manage Administrative Data
Update using a Data Export/Import Work Request
Review the purpose of Faculty Success with faculty
Faculty Annual Reviews
Copying Data for a User from a Previous University
Watermark is able to migrate a user’s data who has come from another university using Faculty Success.
To request a transfer of data submit a General Work Request with the following detail:
Name of the previous institution
The username for their new account in your system
We will then confirm with the administrator at the other institution that i...
Users who log in to Faculty Success will be automatically logged out after 90 minutes of inactivity. Unfortunately, this setting is not customizable.
Prior to a log out session due to inactivity, a five-minute warning prompt is displayed.
Q: How does your authentication method factor?
A: If the user has portal or shibboleth authentication, their session could time ...
You may copy and paste special characters – such as Greek or Latin characters, accent marks or other diacritical marks – into Faculty Success from another source, as long as they are Unicode-compliant. Unicode is an industry-standard set of characters that allows computers to consistently represent and manipulate text expressed in any of the world's writing systems. For...