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DWF244278 - The Five W's of Petitions and Exception Management Considering implementing exception management in Degree Works? This session will cover the 5 W's of exception management as deployed at Southern Oregon University. We will discuss 1) WHAT the difference is between a petition and an exception; 2) WHY petitions and exceptions are needed; 3) WHO enters petitions and WHO applies those petitions to audit requirements; 4) WHEN petitions and exceptions are to be entered; and 5) WHERE in Degree Works that the data entry is done. This is a basic introduction for new/potential Degree Works users. Note that this session is given twice: reference DWF264787. 1 Hour DWF Presentation MaryAnn Neely
Katrina Highland
DWF249289 - A Long Way to Go and a Short Time to Get There Missouri Southern State University (MSSU) will discuss how we implemented Degree Works in 10 months with a very small team. Previously using CAPP for over 10 years, we will discuss some surprises (good and bad) we encountered along the implementation journey, particularly regarding a few business processes that had to be adjusted. Other topics include: training the campus, communication/marketing, and migrating exceptions from CAPP. We will also share a few secrets that contributed greatly to this project’s success that you can use too! 1 Hour DWF Presentation April Martin
Cheryl Dobson
DWF249347 - Crazy Curriculum Changes: Changing Curriculum for All Students What happens when the curriculum committee makes major changes to the Gen Ed requirements for all students mid-semester? Learn how we implemented a transitional curriculum for current students while tracking their original catalogs for Majors/ Minors. This session will cover required mass changes to curriculum in Banner’s SFAREGS for all students and the impacts of these curricular changes in Degree Works. Will discuss SURECODE entry for STU035: Degree Works Catalog Year in order to differentiate transitional students from new students. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Dante Shields
Patricia Chaffin
DWF249369 - Leveraging SEP to Support Guided Pathways Tompkins Cortland Community College, a member of the SUNY system, has been using the Degree Works Student Educational Planner (SEP) with all incoming students for the past three years. This presentation will provide a brief overview of the Guided Pathways model, and will cover the basics of how TC3 uses SEP effectively to set students on a pathway to program completion beginning when they first enter the college. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Katrina Campbell
DWF249742 - BOF - DW System Administration and Maintenance This session will provide a venue for campuses that belong to a state system to discuss issues/concerns that affect them. From upgrading to a new release, to moving Scribe/Surecode changes from development to production, each state system has it's own rules/regulations. Networking and learning how other systems administer their Degree Works environments provides each participant with a greater perspective on how to keep their environment running most efficiently and provides connections to reach out to with future questions. 75 Minutes DWF Birds of a Feather Dawn Bookhout
DWF250359 - Student Educational Plans: Managing the Project and Leveraging the Data In spring 2018 Texas A&M University-Central Texas completed a project which created a Student Educational Plan (SEP) for every undergraduate student. Join us as we (1) outline our approach to this project and related work to lay the foundation for this effort, (2) demonstrate the types of data and reports now being generated and (3) discuss how we are leveraging the information from these SEPs to strategically plan our enrollment efforts (including projecting course enrollments). Note that this session is given twice: reference DW264785 1 Hour DWF Presentation Isaiah Vance
Hannah McDonald
DWF250442 - Monitor Your Candidates Progress using Degree Works and Self-Service Banner It starts with the student completing the Banner graduation application that creates the degree record. The degree data is extracted to DW and displayed in the audit. For all candidates, the DW audit percent complete is sent back to Banner and stored in a Supplemental Data Engine (SDE) field on the degree record. A Candidate Listing SSB page is available for each advisor that lists their students and the associated DW audit percent complete for each degree. We also use a SDE field for alerts if a student's percentage falls below a threshold. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Coleen Karle
DWF250751 - BOF - When Opportunity Knocks – Revisit, Reimagine, Reinvigorate See how Mercy College utilized the information from previous Degree Works Forums to reinvigorate and increase communication among stakeholders. We will discuss Mercy College’s unique team and how they reevaluated usage throughout transition. Through software updates, leadership, & IT changes Mercy took the opportunity to conduct a post implementation assessment to ensure the platform is used to its fullest extent. If your institution is looking to share ways to collaborate and enhance your Degree Works experience, join us for this session. 75 Minutes DWF Birds of a Feather Leighann VanDeBogart
Stephanie Richards
DWF251921 - The revolving door . . . surviving staff changes with Degree Works Are you new to or transitioning into a Degree Works position? This session will provide tips and tricks on how to successfully transition into a Degree Works functional role and hit the ground running. We will review the lessons learned from supporting the 59 campuses in the SUNY system, including test plans and Scribe standards. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Danielle Beach
DWF252250 - Managing your Institution's Curricula definitions, codes and processes Keeping your curricula definitions is no longer a simple matter of loading your Degree Works tables from your SIS. Now you may have an online catalog system, Banner and a degree audit process, ALL of which depend on you being able to keep the definitions consistent and up-to-date. Come see how we manage the process using workflows and careful communications across the institution. We use CourseLeaf, Banner and Degree Works but the processes are not specific to these products. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Christian Rapp
DWF252314 - Understanding the SEP Tables The purpose of this presentation is to explore how next generation student plans are stored in the database. We will go over the basic structure of the SEP_PLAN tables and explore different questions to determine how to query the data. This understanding can be used to better understand and write reports for Degree Works plans. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Kirk Aebersold
DWF252316 - BOF - Technical This BOF session is to discuss the technical aspects of the Degree Works application with other Institutions. We would like to hear some of your strategies and best practices for planning and executing upgrades, localizations, clones, etc. Whether you have been using Degree Works for a while or you are just exploring the idea, come join us and share your knowledge! 75 Minutes DWF Birds of a Feather Shawn Weaver
DWF252366 - Small Team Producing Big Results Managing 59 campuses for the SUNY System seems like a daunting task especially if your technical team is made up of only four people. This session will demonstrate the ways in which the SUNY SICAS Center provides a solid foundation of support for campuses using different SIS’s (Banner, Colleague, and others using RAD11 bridge). Support provided by the Degree Works team includes patches, upgrades , training, and technical. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Brian Crandall
DWF252378 - Setting the Table for Success: Validating Degree Works with Your Community Congratulations, you've made the strategic decision to implement Degree Works to your institution's degree auditing & advising process. Whether you're new to Degree Works or a continuing institution, validating the curriculum (Scribe) is a crucial, ongoing step to make sure the correct information is being displayed. You might be surprised there are differences between the advertised catalog requirements and what is advised/accepted. This crucial step will keep naysayers at bay and ensure a smooth operating environment with accurate curriculum. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Corey Witt
DWF252422 - Scribe Smarter, Not Harder The new catalog’s here! The new catalog’s here! You’re as excited as Steve Martin in The Jerk. Finally you can start making changes to existing programs and begin scribing newly approved programs. With only one scriber, 200+ degree programs, and academic departments wanting their degree audits live yesterday, Missouri Southern State University (MSSU) will share tips for making scribe maintenance quick and easy. Tips include: if/then statements, messages for discontinued programs, and using OTHER blocks for applicant programs. Note that this session is given twice: reference DWF264784 1 Hour DWF Presentation April Martin
DWF252662 - BOF - Functional and Technical Responsibilities Have you ever wondered what roles and responsibilities are required for either functional or technical users to keep Degree Works up and running? Are you not a FunkyTech or work with a FunkyTech? Or would you like to better define the procedures for normal operations? Come discuss with your peers in an open topic environment where we talk about best practices regarding responsibilities. 75 Minutes DWF Birds of a Feather Shawn Weaver
DWF252671 - Advisor Training: Navigating Student Matriculation to Degree Completion How do you create opportunities for assimilation of information and open discussions with your academic advisors? We conducted an in-depth study of our university culture and perceived needs of advisors relating to Degree Works, academic advising, and the students' customer service experience. The information gleaned from the study led to the development of a four tier informational program on Degree Works, registrar forms, functions, and advising tools to train our faculty and staff advisors to better serve our students. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Patricia Chaffin
Dante Shields
DWF252688 - BOF - Guided Pathways As more schools start the conversation about guided pathways, we, as the supposed experts in all things Banner and Degree Works, are left with figuring out how to turn that concept into something that can be defined and implemented in Banner and/or Degree Works. Let’s get together and bounce some ideas around about how you are handling guided pathways on your campuses. 75 Minutes DWF Birds of a Feather Virginia Chomiak
Cathy Tessier
DWF252768 - Past, Present, and Future: Bannerextract Localization WVU was experiencing an issue with students that were matriculating from a UG to GR audit. They were admitted to their new GR program, but had not yet graduated from their UG program. Since they had been admitted, Degree Works was replacing their UG present UG audit with their future GR audit. We developed a localization in the bannerextract.config that allows Degree Works users to see the present and future audits. As an added bonus, we also included degrees that had been previously awarded at the institution. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Patrick Hathaway
DWF252929 - Implementing SEP to Successfully Leverage the Student Experience at AUC Do you want to enhance your student's advising experience? Do you want to know how the American University in Cairo successfully implemented SEP to positively impact the advising process? Join us in this session to walk you through our journey of executing SEP, from planning to production, focusing on the challenges faced and how we managed to overcome them. We were also able to proactively identify at-risk students and have a positive impact on the student experience during advising by enabling students to plan better for their graduation. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Mirna Tawfilis
DWF252932 - Declaring a Major using the SEP at Berea College Berea College, a small liberal arts college in Kentucky, implemented a college-wide initiative to require a Student Educational Plan (SEP) to help guide students toward steady degree progression and completion. Submission of the plan, which must be approved by an academic advisor, is part of the college’s declaration of major process. This session will discuss and review the key decisions that were made during the implementation phase and provide an overview of the process. Implementation of the SEP replaced a paper process. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Scott Steele
Kathy Wallace
Amanda Leger
DWF252933 - Implementing Degree Works, eh? Find out why Saint Mary’s University, an Atlantic Canadian institution with approximately 8000 students, was ready to begin “phasing out” CAPP and introducing Degree Works. In this session we will discuss our main reasons for choosing Degree Works, what our goals for the project were, what we have accomplished so far, and our future plans. We'll also discuss where we made changes, why we made those changes, and what lessons we learned along the way. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Aimee Robinson
Cheryl Howley
DWF252939 - BOF - Using Degree Works to Clear Students for Graduation If you are using Degree Works as part of your graduation check process or not - let's discuss how to get us all working together and our best Degree Works graduation practices. 75 Minutes DWF Birds of a Feather Crystal Elster
DWF253010 - Welcome to the Neighborhood! Degree Works has one of the most active, collaborative Communities on the Ellucian Hub. There is no need to go it alone, whether it is administration or scribing, when somebody else has already faced the same hurdles and figured out a way to overcome them. This session goes through how to set up an Ellucian Hub account, ask questions of the Community, respond to questions, submit Ideas, and initiate cases with the Support Center. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Olga Franzoni
DWF253053 - RoundTable - The Impact of DW on Advising and Student Experiences In spring 2017 with an enrollment of 8,209 students, a 4-year public university in southwest Texas adopted and implemented the use of the Ellucian degree works program. Since the rollout of the program, 9,344 students and 171 advisors have accessed Degree Works over a period of three semesters. The purpose of this discussion is to assess the impact of the Degree Works program from the perspective of academic advisors and students and to make recommendations to help streamline the advising process and set best practices for the product. 75 Minutes DFW Roundtable Kathleen VanDyke
Elizabeth Marion
DWF253068 - Managing Policy Review and Communication For Southern Oregon University, DegreeWorks unearthed some forgotten catalog policies, creating a great opportunity to review our policies and create a process that is encouraging discussions at every level. We want to share with you the evolution of our processes and if we could go back in time, what we would have done differently. Come learn from our experiences and even take some time to brainstorm solutions for your own policy management process. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Katrina Highland
DWF253202 - Using Banner Extract to Solve Transfer Credit Outside of Equiv Terms Issue Join this session for a creative solution to the common issue of transfer credit awarded for terms outside your institutions equivalent terms (SCADETL for Banner schools) not automatically applying in audits. Instead of going through the tedious process of manually modifying and maintaining CFG 070 or complicating the transcript review process by researching and awarding old equivalencies, Volunteer State Community College added SQL to the Banner Extract to convert data in Degree Works at import. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Tim Amyx
Amber Regan
Stephanie Coker
DWF253210 - Scribe Changes to Improve Audits for CPOS, Advising, and Graduation We went live with Degree Works back in 2013 and implemented CPOS for Fall 2018. Join us to learn what errors we found and corrected in Degree Works to eliminate CPOS problems. We’ll also be discussing how we’ve continued to update Scribe to improve the CPOS process while limiting the need for both individual student CPOS overrides by scribing custom program prerequisite blocks and exceptions by revising the process by which we articulate transfer credit. These changes have also increased the efficiency of advising and graduation audits! 1 Hour DWF Presentation Amber Regan
Tim Amyx
DWF253217 - Essentials of Degree Works Success El Paso Community College’s (EPCC) Degree Works team will provide an overview of our one-year implementation process. We’ll share some of our ingredients for success including our team selection, leadership, level of time and commitment, and internal strategies used for institutional buy-in. Our team will highlight the hurdles and challenges we needed to resolve in-house with our data, business processes, and policies – or lack thereof! This project brought about new, improved, and changed business processes and policies and positively affected change in multiple areas of the college. Degree Works has left a positive ever improving impact on our College’s internal business practices which greatly increased the internal cohesiveness as well. Since implementing, we have had to do a complete overhaul and cleanup of our catalog and revamped roles and responsibilities. Additionally, EPCC has developed workflows to ensure consistency and efficiency and formulated institutional best practices and guidelines. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Cassandra Lachica-Chavez
Rebecca Luna
Jen VanGilder
Yvette Huerta
Celina Uranga Gomez
Fernando Mata
DWF253255 - Student Engagement: Path to Success Today’s graduation rates are staggering in terms of how low they are - only 5% of students at Community Colleges graduate within 2 years; only 19% of students in 4-year public programs are on time, and only 36% of students in private institutions graduate on time. Helping students get on the right path, stay on track, and graduate on time requires proactive and personalized engagement, data insights, and automated task management. To address these challenges, CRM Advise and Degree Works are enhancing existing integration and functionality to better help students before they head off-track. This session will demonstrate new engagement opportunities available with upcoming integration enhancements between CRM Advise and Degree Works. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Kimberly Bloomston
Charlynda Winkley
DWF253270 - Scribing Graduate Level Programs This presentation will demonstrate how requirements specific to Graduate level programs can be scribed. Particular attention will be given to non-course requirements, such as comprehensive examinations and thesis submission, which contribute to the program progress bar reaching 100%. Regarding course requirements, the issue of scribing for “thesis option” vs. “project option” vs. “course only option” without an indicator on the student record will be addressed as well as students switching options mid-program. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Helen Jacobson
DWF253520 - Scribe, At Every Level Three presentations in one! Scribe at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels will be explained with multiple examples to fully demonstrate key concepts. This presentation will have something for everyone who uses Scribe. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Michael Moore
Sommer Alexander
Helen Jacobson
DWF253522 - Reporting Degree Works Data Degree Works generates a lot of data that you and other campus constituents can utilize to make decisions. Come to this presentation to learn where to find important data, how to connect it back to SIS data, and see examples of several reports. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Michael Moore
DWF253595 - No Humans Needed: Completely Automated Graduation using Degree Works Stockton University clears their graduation applicants through an entirely automated, homegrown system. Having done this with CAPP since 2011, Stockton capitalized on the CPA reporting structure to move the graduation clearance process from CAPP to Degree Works. Join us for a funky-tech presentation of the workflow and behind the scenes reports and processes that Stockton uses to build this system and seamlessly move students from applicant status to cleared for graduation without reviewing individual audits or spreadsheets. Note that this session is given twice: reference DWF264782 1 Hour DWF Presentation Brittany Jenniss
DWF253596 - BOF - Implementing and Utilizing Transfer Equivalency Self Service Stockton University has experienced great success with Degree Works Transfer Equivalency Self Service (TREQ). With over 2500 hits on the product in the first 9 months of implementation, Transfer Equivalency has become a keen advising and marketing tool for this university in Southern New Jersey. Gather your questions and your suggestions, and join us for a birds of a feather discussion about transfer equivalency self service. Topics will include implementation, usage, scribe, product marketing, and more. 75 Minutes DWF Birds of a Feather Brittany Jenniss
DWF253796 - Maximizing Current Technology in Guided Pathways Using Templates Implementation of Guided Pathways begins with program mapping. Degree Works templates provide an immediate solution for implementation without purchasing additional technology. Degree Works templates provide a functional home for program maps so that users can view real-time information of courses needed for program completion while ensuring accuracy. Presentation will cover templates for Guided Pathways, tags allowing users a meta-major filter, and data extract making it possible to upload program maps to websites for public display. Note that this session is given twice: reference DWF264781 1 Hour DWF Presentation Sara Mestas
Chuong Tran
Matthew Bidart
Caron Gomes
DWF254267 - Best Practices for Using Degree Works and Banner CPoS This session will provide insight regarding the Banner Courses in Program of Study (CPoS) and Degree Works interaction, API, how data is pushed/pulled, examine practical scenarios in Degree Works that will affect CPoS results. We will also share common challenges with Degree Works and CPoS set up, as well as best practices to achieve accurate CPoS results. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Emily Panzica
DWF254296 - Degree Works Transfer Equivalency Components Degree Works offers several Transfer Equivalency tools, but which one is the right one for your campus? This session will highlight the features of Transfer Equivalency Self-Service, Transfer Equivalency Admin and Transfer Finder and demonstrate how each tool might support your transfer equivalency needs. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Jennifer Vangolen
DWF254298 - Using Tracking in the Student Educational Planner With the tracking functionality in the Student Educational Planner, you can help your students stay on the right path to complete a degree plan on time. Tracking compares a student’s planned requirements to their completed coursework, evaluates if a student has completed important requirements or milestones by a defined term and allows the student and their advisor to catch issues and correct the plan to still meet their goal. This session will present an overview of the tracking functionality in the Student Educational Planner. Guidelines for configuring and using tracking to measure student progress in their degree will be covered. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Jennifer Vangolen
DWF254300 - Localizing Applications with Composer Composer is a new tool for managing application localizations. This session will give an overview of Composer and how it is used to localize the SHP Scripts, application properties files, CSS, XSL and images used in Degree Works applications. Geared towards the technical staff responsible for managing and integrating localizations for Degree Works. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Jennifer Vangolen
DWF254313 - A sneak peek at the new Transit and Admin applications Several of Degree Works' administrative tools received a technology uplift this past year. PC Transit has been rewritten as a web application, and Shepentry and Surecode have been combined into the new free-of-Adobe-Flex Admin application. Come take a look at these new user interfaces, which will be delivered in the next Degree Works release. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Jennifer Vangolen
DWF255750 - BOF - Validating Degree Works with Your Community OK, great, you have your Scribe coded and set. Even the tricky programs are done. But here comes the hard part: validating the requirements that Scribe will show against what is presented in your catalog and/or the "common knowledge" requirements that advisors and faculty are notorious to use. And here's the question: how do you sort through conflicting information and receive a sign off so the community at large will accept what Degree Works is producing. This discussion is for both new and experienced Degree Works users. Let's discuss! 75 Minutes DWF Birds of a Feather Corey Witt
DWF255944 - Why'd you do that? Reviewing the data being bridged from Banner and how. Have you ever wondered why your extract has been modified the way it has been? Or why the data from Banner is not being extracted the way you expected it would? Well, so has Ferris. In order to address these issues, we reviewed our extract, as well as our Surecode settings to better understand how we our data is bridged from Banner. Through consultation with Strata Information Group (SIG), we implemented changes to our extract and Surecode to improve the accuracy of data bridged from Banner. This presentation will explain our process. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Bob Griffith
Amy Buse
DWF256231 - BOF - Share the Wealth: Scribe It is a fairly well known fact that people learn in a variety of different ways and at different paces. So how do you impart the knowledge of scribe onto your next generation of scribers? What steps can you take to ensure the transition of scribing is smooth to your next scriber(s)? Join us and share your thoughts as we discuss steps others have taken and will be taking to pass on the tips and tricks of Scribe. 75 Minutes DWF Birds of a Feather Stephanie Richards
DWF256256 - SEParating from the Classic Planner At the University of Alabama, we have been using the classic planner in Degree Works since Degree Works implementation in 2009. We have finally upgraded to the Student Educational Planner, and have gone our separate ways with the Classic Planner. In the session, I will discuss the ups and downs of implementation over the past year, what we learned in the process, and discuss some general tips for the SEP. There will be time at the end of the session for discussion and questions. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Brian Jones
DWF256292 - Our Successful Journey from Degree Works 4.1.4 to 5.0.1 Project summary of Millersville University's success of upgrading from version 4.1.4 to 5.0.1. It was not only an upgrade, but a new installation with 3 new Linux 7 servers, Rabbit MQ installation, reapplying localizations, database upgrade, single sign on , as well as encryption offloading. We will review our planning, testing, lessons learned, benefits and where we can go next with this new version. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Tara Keefer
Megan Jones
DWF256296 - Panel - Are Your Processes in the Right Offices? Are your students getting quick turnaround times to their requests? Are you making the most of your time and your professional advising staff? In this session, we will provide our best practices on making adjustments to academic audits and course reviews; completing graduation audits; transfer articulation; and petitions during advisement sessions to maximize the student experience. We will provide tips on training methods and step-by-step instructions. 75 Minutes DWF Panel Discussion Jennifer Lee
Felisha Norrington
Shelly-Ann Williams
DWF256525 - Diagnostics Report - overview and new features! The majority of the time will be spent helping you understand the contents of the Diagnostics Report and how to use it to understand your audit results. We will also spend time on the new features added in recent releases. Note that this session is given twice: reference DWF264786 1 Hour DWF Presentation Raymond Deans
DWF256527 - Enhancements to the Scribe language Enhancements to the Scribe language for the last few releases will be covered. Note that this session is given twice: reference DWF264783 1 Hour DWF Presentation Raymond Deans
DWF256568 - Reviewing the Registry: Degree Works API The purpose of this presentation is to highlight the Degree Works APIs that are available for public consumption and at a high-level show how they work. We will discuss the appropriate HTTP verbs, input types and our standards among other things. This is a high-level review and not meant to delve into and solve more complex examples. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Kirk Beeler
Jeremy Davidson
DWF256595 - Ellucian Degree Works Roadmap Review and Release Highlights Find out what's up with Degree Works including the past, present, and future. Many changes to the infrastructure and technology stack have been introduced in the 5.0.x releases. These all set the foundation for the future. We will conduct a high-level review of the impact of these changes and look at features in the last Degree Works releases (BALTO-DW5.0.0, TOGO-5.0.1). We will also look at key points from the upcoming release (YUKON-DW5.0.x) and learn about plans for what's coming in future releases by stepping through the roadmap. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Mark Wysoski
DWF256596 - The new User Experience for Degree Works A lot has happened. Sessions were conducted by the Ellucian User Experience team at the last Forum taking input from attendees. The Ellucian Design System has been published. A new technology stack is now used to develop any new user interface. Development Partner Groups have been empaneled and have been meeting. The result: a new user experience for Degree Works. Learn and see how this new experience has been applied to the applications you have been using, including Transit, Surecode, Shepentry, the Dashboard and Degree Audit worksheets. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Mark Wysoski
DWF256598 - The New Student Educational Planner Experience, Workshop #1

Ellucian, working with a customer Development Partner Group, has created a newly redesigned Degree Works experience. Come and collaborate with the User Experience team in this hands on interactive workshop to help us validate this in real-time.

This session will focus on the newly redesigned Student Educational Planner including SEP navigation in Degree Works. Your ideas, learnings and experience will help us in shaping Degree Works into a powerful platform. This session is presented a total of three times during the Degree works forum.

1 Hour DWF Presentation Santosh Subramanyam
Joey Lane
DWF256709 - The New Student Educational Planner Experience, Workshop #2 Ellucian, working with a customer Development Partner Group, has created a newly redesigned Degree Works experience. Come and collaborate with the User Experience team in this hands on interactive workshop to help us validate this in real-time. This session will focus on the newly redesigned Student Educational Planner including SEP navigation in Degree Works. Your ideas, learnings and experience will help us in shaping Degree Works into a powerful platform. This session is presented a total of three times during the Degree works forum. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Santosh Subramanyam
Joey Lane
DWF256710 - The New Student Educational Planner Experience, Workshop #3 Ellucian, working with a customer Development Partner Group, has created a newly redesigned Degree Works experience. Come and collaborate with the User Experience team in this hands on interactive workshop to help us validate this in real-time. This session will focus on the newly redesigned Student Educational Planner including SEP navigation in Degree Works. Your ideas, learnings and experience will help us in shaping Degree Works into a powerful platform. This session is presented a total of three times during the Degree works forum. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Santosh Subramanyam
Joey Lane
DWF256711 - Try It: CRM Advise Linked with Degree Works Bring your own device (BYOD) to try out the CRM Advise application, with links into Degree Works. This session is a great way to experience this application in a facilitated environment. To maximize your experience with the session, we recommend bringing your tablet and/or laptop. Register early: registration is limited to 40. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Justin Duffell
Charlynda Winkley
Brian Morrow
DWF256713 - The New Degree Works Dashboard Experience, Workshop #1

Ellucian, working with a customer Development Partner Group, has created a newly redesigned Degree Works experience. Come and collaborate with the User Experience team in this hands on workshop/interactive session to help us validate this in real-time.

This session will focus on the newly redesigned Dashboard experience. Your ideas, learnings and experience will help us in shaping Degree Works into a powerful platform. This session is presented a total of three times during the Degree Works forum.

1 Hour DWF Presentation Santosh Subramanyam
Joey Lane
DWF256714 - The New Degree Works Dashboard Experience, Workshop #2

Ellucian, working with a customer Development Partner Group, has created a newly redesigned Degree Works experience. Come and collaborate with the User Experience team in this hands on workshop/interactive session to help us validate this in real-time.

This session will focus on the newly redesigned Dashboard experience. Your ideas, learnings and experience will help us in shaping Degree Works into a powerful platform. This session is presented a total of three times during the Degree Works forum.

1 Hour DWF Presentation Santosh Subramanyam
Joey Lane
DWF256715 - The New Degree Works Dashboard Experience, Workshop #3

Ellucian, working with a customer Development Partner Group, has created a newly redesigned Degree Works experience. Come and collaborate with the User Experience team in this hands on workshop/interactive session to help us validate this in real-time.

This session will focus on the newly redesigned Dashboard experience. Your ideas, learnings and experience will help us in shaping Degree Works into a powerful platform. This session is presented a total of three times during the Degree Works forum.

1 Hour DWF Presentation Santosh Subramanyam
Joey Lane
DWF256720 - Working with Academic Departments: Training, Communicating, Updating The success of Degree Works at any institution depends on the trust that academic departments have in its ability to display accurate, up to date information. It’s a challenge to communicate with numerous offices to ensure that all requirements within Degree Works are correct and that users understand how to get the most out of the software. In this session, we’ll discuss the best practices we’ve developed over the years at Boston University and share some of the setbacks that helped us develop better approaches to common problems. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Andrew Ryan
DWF256750 - BOF - Reporting from Degree Works Whether you are a pro at reporting out of Degree Works or just a novice looking to learn more about reporting, this BOF session is for you. This will be an opportunity for users to share their successes (and or failures) with reporting from Degree Works. Note that this session is given twice: reference DWF264755 75 Minutes DWF Birds of a Feather Bob Griffith
DWF256773 - BOF - Exceptions Let's talk about exceptions. Everyone has them, no matter how robust your Scribe is. Some questions remain. How many exceptions do you deal with? What processes have you implemented to handle them? Who can request them and who actually puts them in? What have you done to try to stem the number of exceptions? Let's answer these question (and more!) together in this Birds of a Feather session. 75 Minutes DWF Birds of a Feather Michael Moore
DWF256778 - Rocket Science and Degree Works Upgrades – they aren’t so different Are you planning an upgrade in the near future? This session will provide you with an overview of the steps to complete a 4.1.4 to 5.0.0 upgrade; we will discuss issues you may encounter as well as solutions. The presentation will include CAS, Rabbit MQ, F5 and SSL Offloading, OS upgrade, Tomcat and Java. We will provide an in-depth, step-by-step guide to help you tackle this challenge. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Johnny Tan
Novine Kros
DWF256814 - The Lessons We Learned: Integrating SEP Into A First Year Advising Program This presentation will review the process Bridgewater State University undertook to develop a plan for implementing SEP and building plans for degree completion. We will discuss how the use of SEP has been integrated into our First Year Advising Program, and our training that teaches how to advise with SEP. We will share our evaluation efforts and the results from an assessment of students’ experience with SEP. We will end with a discussion of implementation challenges and some of our project materials, including our communication plan. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Reid Higginson
Bethany Hall
DWF256816 - Harvesting the Power of SEP: Plan Management and Forecasting So you have implemented SEP, what next? SEP is a powerful tool not only for students, but also for advisors and administration. In this session you will learn how to harvest the power of the CPA data and ODS to create reports to help advisors and administrators manage plans and forecast course need. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Timothy Below
Novine Kros
DWF256888 - Going live and keeping it simmering: Learning to make our own Gumbo. Marist converted & simultaneously went live with Banner & Degree Works in 2010. We will discuss ingredients of going live - how we made the most of our migration data, preloaded attributes to ease scribing audit exceptions, and created user groups for our “localized recipe”. How we kept things simmering through use of effective reporting, adjustments to scribing – fixing what didn’t work & making things work better, engaging stakeholders, updates, & working towards future rollouts of additional features. See how our gumbo tastes – too salty? 1 Hour DWF Presentation Sean Rodriguez
Cathy Murphy
DWF256891 - We've Got Chemistry! Banner 9 Registration and Degree Works In this session, we will explore what happens when Banner 9 Registration and Degree Works mix! We will demonstrate the power of integrating student plans and prerequisite checking in Banner 9 Registration when paired with Degree Works. We will review the set up needed and show how everything can work together for a great Registration Experience. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Emily Panzica
DWF256976 - Opening Session: Degree Works Forum Conference Launch. What you need to know about the next two and a half days, updates on last minute changes, things that might alter your plans for the 17 time slots and an overall shove in the right direction. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Mark Wysoski
Kimberly Bloomston
Wayne Holt
DWF256982 - Closing Remarks Conference wrap up. Both customers and staff will make observations and help you focus on your conference take-home ideas for sharing with your institutional team members. Drawing for conference Grand Prizes – must be present to win. 45 minutes DWF Presentation Mark Wysoski
Wayne Holt
Kimberly Bloomston
DWF256987 - Table Topics Opening Networking Event This is your Friday Morning networking opportunity. Take your randomly assigned seat at a table with your fellow attendees and discuss any topic you want. It is your chance to share your issues in some detail, ask questions, and make new contacts. Change tables if you must, but use this scheduled opportunity to meet other attendees and establish new relationships within the community. 75 Minutes DWF Birds of a Feather Wayne Holt
DWF256989 - Table Topics Focused Networking Event This Saturday Morning networking opportunity will seat you at a table with attendees just like yourself; that is, you will be seated according to your self-described attendee type: Functional, Technical, or FunkyTech. An unparalleled chance to talk with others who understand your needs. 75 Minutes DWF Birds of a Feather Wayne Holt
DWF256990 - Table Topics Retrospective Networking Event It’s been a long day, the second of two long days. Kick back, relax, and chat with your peers about what you have learned so far and what you plan to do tomorrow, your final day. This is a retrospective networking event, where attendees will sit down in tables of eight to share their conference experiences with their peers before heading off into the evening. Take stock of the conference, and discuss your important takeaways. 75 Minutes DWF Birds of a Feather Wayne Holt
DWF257001 - Publish Degree Works Audits to Your Catalog for Accurate Publication When launching a new catalog, many institutions struggle to get catalog information in-sync with the authoritative content within Degree Works. Leverage the Degree Works APIs to quickly migrate accurate, complete program requirements and verified plan templates into the catalog for publication. Users can confidently rely on the catalog content to make better, informed decisions. Once launched, a host of tools keeps your catalog and Degree Works in sync with the SIS and curriculum to eliminate duplicated work and preventable errors. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Lee Brintle
DWF257056 - Transfer Demonstrations: Session A1

Join the Ellucian Solutions Consulting staff as they demonstrate these three selected components of Degree Works, during what is being designated as the “A” session:

Transfer Finder Transfer Equivalency Self-service Transfer Equivalency Administration

Each component will involve a 20 minute demonstration, and questions will be taken from the floor. The “A” session will occur three times during Degree Works Forum.

1 Hour DWF Presentation Tim Dawson
DWF257057 - Transfer Demonstrations: Session A2

Join the Ellucian Solutions Consulting staff as they demonstrate these three selected components of Degree Works, during what is being designated as the “A” session:

Transfer Finder Transfer Equivalency Self-service Transfer Equivalency Administration

Each component will involve a 20 minute demonstration, and questions will be taken from the floor. The “A” session will occur three times during Degree Works Forum.

1 Hour DWF Presentation Tim Dawson
DWF257058 - Transfer Demonstrations: Session A3

Join the Ellucian Solutions Consulting staff as they demonstrate these three selected components of Degree Works, during what is being designated as the “A” session:

Transfer Finder Transfer Equivalency Self-service Transfer Equivalency Administration

Each component will involve a 20 minute demonstration, and questions will be taken from the floor. The “A” session will occur three times during Degree Works Forum.

1 Hour DWF Presentation Tim Dawson
DWF257059 - SEP & Scribe Demonstrations: Session B1

Join the Ellucian Solutions Consulting staff as they demonstrate these three selected components of Degree Works, during what is being designated as the “B” session:

Composer Tool Create Block Web-based Scribe Tool

Each component will involve a 20 minute demonstration, and questions will be taken from the floor. The “B” session will occur three times during Degree Works Forum.

1 Hour DWF Presentation Tim Dawson
DWF257060 - SEP & Scribe Demonstrations: Session B2

Join the Ellucian Solutions Consulting staff as they demonstrate these three selected components of Degree Works, during what is being designated as the “B” session:

Composer Tool Create Block Web-based Scribe Tool

Each component will involve a 20 minute demonstration, and questions will be taken from the floor. The “B” session will occur three times during Degree Works Forum.

1 Hour DWF Presentation Tim Dawson
DWF257061 - SEP & Scribe Demonstrations: Session B3

Join the Ellucian Solutions Consulting staff as they demonstrate these three selected components of Degree Works, during what is being designated as the “B” session:

Composer Tool Create Block Web-based Scribe Tool

Each component will involve a 20 minute demonstration, and questions will be taken from the floor. The “B” session will occur three times during Degree Works Forum.

1 Hour DWF Presentation Tim Dawson
DWF257062 - Try It: Explore the new Degree Works Dashboard: Session 1 Bring your own device (BYOD) to try out the new Degree Works Dashboard. This session is a great way to experience this application in a facilitated environment. To maximize your experience with the session, we recommend bringing your tablet and/or laptop. Register early: registration is limited to 40. The session will be offered 3 times during the Degree Works Forum. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Jennifer Vangolen
Kirk Beeler
Justin Duffell
DWF257063 - Try It: Explore the new Degree Works Dashboard: Session 2 Bring your own device (BYOD) to try out the new Degree Works Dashboard. This session is a great way to experience this application in a facilitated environment. To maximize your experience with the session, we recommend bringing your tablet and/or laptop. Register early: registration is limited to 40. The session will be offered 3 times during the Degree Works Forum. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Mark Wysoski
Matt Bowes
Charlynda Winkley
DWF257064 - Try It: Explore the new Degree Works Dashboard: Session 3 Bring your own device (BYOD) to try out the new Degree Works Dashboard. This session is a great way to experience this application in a facilitated environment. To maximize your experience with the session, we recommend bringing your tablet and/or laptop. Register early: registration is limited to 40. The session will be offered 3 times during the Degree Works Forum. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Jennifer Vangolen
Brian Morrow
Christy Thomson
DWF257065 - Try It: Explore the New Degree Works Transit: Session 1 Bring your own device (BYOD) to try out the new Degree Works Transit along with other administrative tools. This session is a great way to experience these tools in a facilitated environment. To maximize your experience with the session, we recommend bringing your tablet and/or laptop. Register early: registration is limited to 40. The session will be offered 2 times during the Degree Works Forum. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Mark Wysoski
Kirk Beeler
Laurie Perry
DWF257066 - Try It: Explore the New Degree Works Transit: Session 2 Bring your own device (BYOD) to try out the new Degree Works Transit along with other administrative tools. This session is a great way to experience these tools in a facilitated environment. To maximize your experience with the session, we recommend bringing your tablet and/or laptop. Register early: registration is limited to 40. The session will be offered 2 times during the Degree Works Forum. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Jennifer Vangolen
Charlynda Winkley
Jared Moreno
DWF257067 - Try It: Explore Degree Works Student Educational Planner: Session 1 Bring your own device (BYOD) to try out Degree Works Student Educational Planner. This session is a great way to experience the application in a facilitated environment. To maximize your experience with the session, we recommend bringing your tablet and/or laptop. Register early: registration is limited to 40. The session will be offered 2 times during the Degree Works Forum. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Kirk Beeler
Susan Goodrich
Charlynda Winkley
DWF257068 - Try It: Explore Degree Works Student Educational Planner: Session 2 Bring your own device (BYOD) to try out Degree Works Student Educational Planner. This session is a great way to experience the application in a facilitated environment. To maximize your experience with the session, we recommend bringing your tablet and/or laptop. Register early: registration is limited to 40. The session will be offered 2 times during the Degree Works Forum. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Mark Wysoski
Justin Duffell
Laurie Perry
DWF261228 - Integrating Banner with Degree Works

Are you taking full advantage of the integrations between Degree Works and Banner? You can use Degree Works in Financial Aid eligibility calculations, satisfactory academic progress calculations, pre-requisite checking and in registration planning. The presentation provides a high level overview of each of these integrations. 

1 Hour DWF Presentation Martin Eisenberg
DWF261229 - Course Program of Study: Overview and Tips

Financial Aid eligibility calculations require that students are enrolled in classes that apply towards their programs of study. In other words, currently enrolled courses have to apply to degree requirements on their degree audits. The Banner Financial Aid Module can interact with Degree Works to gather information from student audits needed to determine financial aid eligibility. The presentation provides an overview of how Course Program of Study works with the what-if API, setup considerations, and scribing requirements for using Course Program of Study.

1 Hour DWF Presentation Martin Eisenberg
DWF261230 - Reporting From Degree Works

So you are live with Degree Works but now what? The objective of this session is to provide an overview of how you can harness Degree Works data to support various business decisions and processes at your institution, such as graduation processing and course demand forecasting. The session will introduce the Curriculum Planning Assistant (CPA) and the Degree Works database.

1 Hour DWF Presentation Jeffrey Burgazzoli
DWF261231 - Which Scribe is the “Right” Scribe?

This working session for intermediate and advanced scribers will demonstrate how requirements can be scribed in more than one way and how to determine which is THE way that works best for your institution. Using examples from a variety of scribing challenges, participants will work through the thought process of determining what is needed, what options are available, as well as the scribing effort necessary to accomplish each option identified.  This class is not recommended for beginning scribers.

1 Hour DWF Presentation Jean Summers
DWF264755 - BOF - Reporting from Degree Works. Whether you are a pro at reporting out of Degree Works or just a novice looking to learn more about reporting, this BOF session is for you. This will be an opportunity for users to share their successes (and or failures) with reporting from Degree Works. Note that this session is given twice: reference DWF256750 75 Minutes DWF Birds of a Feather Bob Griffith
DWF264781 - Maximizing Current Technology in Guided Pathways Using Templates. Implementation of Guided Pathways begins with program mapping. Degree Works templates provide an immediate solution for implementation without purchasing additional technology. Degree Works templates provide a functional home for program maps so that users can view real-time information of courses needed for program completion while ensuring accuracy. Presentation will cover templates for Guided Pathways, tags allowing users a meta-major filter, and data extract making it possible to upload program maps to websites for public display. Note that this session is given twice: reference DWF253796 1 Hour DWF Presentation Sara Mestas
Caron Gomes
Matthew Bidart
Chuong Tran
DWF264782 - No Humans Needed: Completely Automated Graduation using Degree Works. Stockton University clears their graduation applicants through an entirely automated, homegrown system. Having done this with CAPP since 2011, Stockton capitalized on the CPA reporting structure to move the graduation clearance process from CAPP to Degree Works. Join us for a funky-tech presentation of the workflow and behind the scenes reports and processes that Stockton uses to build this system and seamlessly move students from applicant status to cleared for graduation without reviewing individual audits or spreadsheets. Note that this session is given twice: reference DWF253595 1 Hour DWF Presentation Brittany Jenniss
DWF264783 - Enhancements to the Scribe language. Enhancements to the Scribe language for the last few releases will be covered. Note that this session is given twice: reference DWF256527 1 Hour DWF Presentation Raymond Deans
DWF264784 - Scribe Smarter, Not Harder. The new catalog’s here! The new catalog’s here! You’re as excited as Steve Martin in The Jerk. Finally you can start making changes to existing programs and begin scribing newly approved programs. With only one scriber, 200+ degree programs, and academic departments wanting their degree audits live yesterday, Missouri Southern State University (MSSU) will share tips for making scribe maintenance quick and easy. Tips include: if/then statements, messages for discontinued programs, and using OTHER blocks for applicant programs. Note that this session is given twice: reference DWF252422 1 Hour DWF Presentation April Martin
DWF264785 - Student Educational Plans: Managing the Project and Leveraging the Data. In spring 2018 Texas A&M University-Central Texas completed a project which created a Student Educational Plan (SEP) for every undergraduate student. Join us as we (1) outline our approach to this project and related work to lay the foundation for this effort, (2) demonstrate the types of data and reports now being generated and (3) discuss how we are leveraging the information from these SEPs to strategically plan our enrollment efforts (including projecting course enrollments). Note that this session is given twice: reference DW250359 1 Hour DWF Presentation Isaiah Vance
Hannah McDonald
DWF264786 - Diagnostics Report - overview and new features!! The majority of the time will be spent helping you understand the contents of the Diagnostics Report and how to use it to understand your audit results. We will also spend time on the new features added in recent releases. Note that this session is given twice: reference DWF256525 1 Hour DWF Presentation Raymond Deans
DWF264787 - The Five W's of Petitions and Exception Management. Considering implementing exception management in Degree Works? This session will cover the 5 W's of exception management as deployed at Southern Oregon University. We will discuss 1) WHAT the difference is between a petition and an exception; 2) WHY petitions and exceptions are needed; 3) WHO enters petitions and WHO applies those petitions to audit requirements; 4) WHEN petitions and exceptions are to be entered; and 5) WHERE in Degree Works that the data entry is done. This is a basic introduction for new/potential Degree Works users. Note that this session is given twice: reference DWF244278. 1 Hour DWF Presentation Katrina Highland
MaryAnn Neely
DWF272064 - Degree Works Forum Friday Breakfast

Degree Works Forum Friday Attendee Breakfast

1 Hour DWF Meals
DWF272083 - Degree Works Forum Friday Lunch

Degree Works Forum Friday Attendee Lunch

1 Hour DWF Meals
DWF272084 - DWF Friday Reception Degree Works Forum Friday Attendee Reception 1 Hour 30 Minutes DWF Meals
DWF272086 - DWF Saturday Breakfast Degree Works Forum Saturday Attendee Breakfast 1 Hour DWF Meals
DWF272088 - DWF Saturday Lunch

Degree Works Forum Saturday Attendee Lunch

1 Hour DWF Meals
DWF272089 - DWF Sunday Breakfast Degree Works Forum Sunday Attendee Breakfast 1 Hour DWF Meals
EL243973 - FERPA Authorizations and Access See how Pearl River Community College created Student FERPA Authorizations in Ellucian Banner Self-Service (SSB) and provided access to all administrative offices. 1 Hour Presentation Hannah Miller
Mary DeGraw
EL244021 - Better Living Through Reporting In recent years, American University has shifted its reporting focus from a centralized, delivered approach to a self-service model. Learn about the pros and cons and the surprising side effects of having newly empowered end-users. 45 Minutes Presentation Paula Palhus
EL244226 - Registrars Rock: Boost Completion With Analytics and Sweat Equity The College of Southern Maryland has put into practice several methods to increase our completion rates. These methods include contacting near-completers to re-enroll, auto-awarding credentials, and piloting reverse-transfer efforts with the National Student Clearinghouse. These efforts have produced an additional 3,700 graduates since 2014. 45 Minutes Presentation Carol Harrison
EL244262 - Converting to Ellucian Colleague Self-Service Time Entry for Non-Exempt Employees Learn how Contra Costa Community College District and Shenandoah Unversity converted to Ellucian Colleague Self-Service Time Entry. This session will include step-by-step instructions on how your institution can successfully convert to self-service, including tips and tricks we learned along the way. 45 Minutes Presentation Ashley Schad
EL244275 - Ellucian Colleague Financial Aid Opening Session Welcome to the 2019 Ellucian Colleague Financial Aid track. In this opening session, we will share highlights from the past year and preview a broad range of upcoming topics for the new processing year and beyond. 45 Minutes Presentation Michelle Taylor
EL244320 - Ellucian Banner Journal Entry Efficiencies: Rule Group Security is the Answer Are your financial back-office employees drowning by having to key journal entries for the entire campus? Are departments waiting days, weeks, even months for entries to be keyed? Can you decentralize some of the entries while maintaining control over accuracy and prevention of mis-keying to the wrong FOAP? Learn how Ellucian's Banner Finance Rule Group Security can resolve these issues for you. Take away some ideas from East Carolina University on how your institution can improve efficiency in the financial back offices and customer service for your campus departments. 1 Hour Presentation Carole Wilson
EL244324 - Getting Creative With Prerequisites, Co-Requisites, and Cross-Listing Our math department recently came to our registrar's office in search of a way to enable a student to register for a math course who required a booster because of a prerequisite that is a level lower than current prerequisite. We needed to make sure we used the same course and were attempting to meet seat count by not splitting the course. RSR took a systematic approach using prerequisites, co-requisites, and cross-listing. 45 Minutes Presentation Candace Moody
Tina Hummons
EL244354 - Ellucian Financial Management Roadmap Financial management professionals are faced with many challenges in today's complex environment. You have increased pressure to provide better service with fewer resources. You need to be able to make data-driven business decisions to diffuse emotion and focus on results. Join us as we kick off our financial management track and provide information on how you can modernize your business processes. All attendees interested in maximizing their investment in Banner Finance and Colleague Finance are encouraged to attend. 1 Hour Presentation Laura Weathersby
EL244355 - Ellucian Banner Technical Forum This session will cover important technical updates specific to Ellucian Banner applications. We'll review technical currency items affecting the Banner product technology stack, as well as future plans. And we'll cover your questions on key topics you want to hear about. 1 Hour Presentation Rod Morris
Kristy Elliott
EL245233 - United Kingdom - Preparing to Meet the Vision of Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) Data Futures Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) has been planning Data Futures for a few years, but this year should be the start of the data collection ready for the submission in November—the first in-year submission. What have we built and what do you need to know to achieve success? Come join us and find out. 45 Minutes Presentation Carol Ebbrell
Raghunandan Jayaram
EL245234 - United Kingdom UCAS AMS Is on the Horizon: What You Need to Know to Prepare Your Institution UCAS AMS is the new UCAS communication platform replacing all the UCAS Link products for the UK. This presentation covers: • What is UCAS AMS? • How will it impact my institution? • What do I need to prepare for the change? • When will these changes come into effect? • The Ellucian Banner solution for this change 45 Minutes Presentation Carol Ebbrell
EL245249 - Ellucian Human Capital Management Roadmap Faculty and staff are at the heart of your institution. As human resources and payroll professionals, you are faced with many challenges in today's complex higher education environment. Recruiting the best talent, navigating retirements, and delivering the services your employees need to thrive is a complicated job. Having the right tools and information is critical. Join your Banner Human Resources and Colleague HR peers as we kick off the Human Capital Management Track to learn how to maximize institution and employee success. 1 Hour Presentation Laura Weathersby
EL245342 - What’s New with Banner Human Resources In this session, you'll get a recap of all releases, both enhancements and quality improvements, from the past year for Banner Human Resources, Banner Position Control, and Banner Employee Self-Service. Join us to get all the details. 45 Minutes Presentation Kimberly Johnson
Colin Turnbull
Charles Westfall
EL245388 - Ellucian Colleague Opening Session Come discover the power of today's Ellucian Colleague, designed for you. Together we bring power, passion, and performance to higher education on the ground and in the cloud. 45 Minutes Presentation Tracy Williams
EL245421 - Bad Character Data in Ellucian Advance? Find and Fix It Fast: It's Fun and FREE Spend a lot of time searching for bad character data that's causing your favorite overnight procedures to fail? Come see how the University of Tennessee (UT) found a way to find and fix those bad, non-standard characters. Have people copied and pasted text with oddball characters into your Ellucian Advance (or Ellucian Banner) forms—and now your favorite report chokes? Spend hours and hours looking for bad characters in your data? Those days are over, with this swift bit of coding from UT. All code is provided for you. Great for both Advance and Banner both. 1 Hour Presentation Steve Capps
EL245778 - Ellucian Colleague Financial Aid Roundtable Share financial aid ideas and strategies during this interactive discussion with colleagues from other schools. Table topics will range from Colleague-specific issues to current hot topics. Join peers to ask and answer questions around subjects that interest you, including ISIR processing, award packager, communication management, and self-service. Come enjoy a great networking opportunity! 45 Minutes Birds of a Feather Kristina Bonn
EL245815 - Ellucian Banner 9 Self-Service for Students and Faculty: A Unified Approach Ellucian Banner 9 Student and Faculty Self-Service provides new functionality along with menus, landing pages, and access options. This session will walk you through our process for implementing these apps. We will review how we determined what choices we had and how we how we would implement them to integrate or replace existing processes. This will include our project overview, setup decisions we made, and the responses from users. 45 Minutes Presentation Christian Rapp
EL245841 - Ellucian Colleague Financial Aid Client Advisory Board Networking Forum, Part 1 The Financial Aid Client Advisory Board facilitates a user forum for networking and discussing recent Ellucian Colleague Financial Aid module developments and their impact. Come engage in group discussion about what works well for you and areas you feel could use improvement. 45 Minutes Birds of a Feather Debbi Braswell
Michelle Taylor
EL245843 - Ellucian Colleague Financial Aid Client Advisory Board Networking Forum, Part 2 The Financial Aid Client Advisory Board facilitates a user forum for networking and discussing recent Ellucian Colleague Financial Aid module developments and their impact. Come engage in group discussion about what works well for you and areas you feel could use improvement. 60 Min Birds of a Feather Debbi Braswell
Michelle Taylor
EL245880 - Rocky Mountain Users' Group (RMUG) Planning This user group meeting is designed as an open discussion to meet fellow Ellucian Colleague and Ellucian Banner users in the Rocky Mountain region. Bring your session ideas and learn what we have in store for the 2019 RMUG conference. 60 Min User Group Meeting Edie Cox
EL245886 - Keeping Ellucian Colleague Running Like a Well-oiled Machine Have you ever had a day when Ellucian Colleague seemed a little slow? Chances are a little maintenance is in order. Where does one begin to keep Colleague running like a well-oiled machine? This session will provide guidelines and tips to keeping Colleague running in tip-top shape. 45 Minutes Presentation Edie Cox
EL245892 - Securing Data is Critical and Managing Ellucian Colleague Security is Easy Securing data is critical in any environment, and especially in higher education. With so many rules and regulations, how can you be sure you are complying? This session is designed to take the mystery out of setting up Ellucian Colleague security. Once the security classes are designed, they will be easy to apply, review, and maintain. 1 Hour Presentation Edie Cox
EL249161 - Integrating Systems with the Cloud Using N2N Illuminate As we solve more business needs with the cloud, we need an easy way to integrate them with on-premise systems. Using flat files or APIs is time consuming with either limited functionally or requiring skills to unlock the full potential. Unfortunately, Ellucian Ethos isn’t available to all customers or services. This presentation will discuss how Dunwoody College of Technology used N2N Illuminate to integrate Ellucian PowerCampus with cloud services and improved service to stakeholders without adding resources. 45 Minutes Presentation Chad Strunk
EL249238 - The Future of Benefits Enrollment for Banner Human Resources and Colleague HR Open enrollment, new-hire enrollment, and life-event enrollment are critical to serving your employees in the best way possible, allowing them to view and manage their benefit selections, beneficiaries, and dependents. Come see the vision for how both Banner Human Resources and Colleague HR are approaching a next-generation benefits enrollment module. 45 Minutes Presentation Kimberly Johnson
Marilyn Molter
Laura Weathersby
EL249239 - Human Capital Management Track Meet and Greet Come kick off your Human Capital Management Track by spending time networking with your peers. Both Banner Human Resources and Colleague HR customers are invited to join this gathering to connect, collaborate, and chat on topics of interest. 30 Min Birds of a Feather Kimberly Johnson
Marilyn Molter
EL249240 - Banner Employee Self-Service Time Entry and Leave Management Application Overview Come learn more about the Banner Employee Self-Service Time Entry and Leave Management 9 application. You'll hear more on the available configurations and enhancements to time sheets, leave reports, and leave requests. If you use Web Time Entry 8 today or are looking to automate your timesheet entry process, this session is for you. 1 Hour Presentation Kimberly Johnson
Charles Westfall
EL249241 - A Sneak Peek: Banner Employee Self-Service Personnel Actions Come hear more about taking the current Banner Employee Self-Service Electronic Personnel Action Forms (EPAFs) in 8.x and transforming it to the new Banner Employee Self-Service Personnel Actions 9. You'll get a sneak peek into the vision and requirements as we look to improve and enhance this critical module that automates your employment actions. 45 Minutes Presentation Kimberly Johnson
Charles Westfall
EL249251 - CASE’s Voluntary Support of Education (VSE) Survey, 2018 The CASE Voluntary Support of Education (VSE) Survey is the authoritative North American source of data on charitable giving to higher education. Our online analytics tool—Data Miner—allows CASE members and others to look at longitudinal and comparative giving metrics Come to this session to learn about the results of the 2018 VSE Survey as well as the trends it indicates, and to hear about how CASE members use the survey to inform their staff, executive teams, and board members. 45 Minutes Presentation David Bass
EL249397 - Evaluating Title IV Eligible Credits Using Ellucian Colleague U.S. Department of Education regulations state that credit hours for classes that are not required for a student’s program of study cannot be counted toward the student’s federal financial aid eligibility. This session will provide an overview of the setup and procedures required to evaluate Title IV eligible credits using the Degree Audit feature in Ellucian Colleague. We will discuss best practices for notifying students enrolled in ineligible courses, as well as coordination of this process between the financial aid office and the registrar’s office. 45 Minutes Presentation Kevin Culler
Valerie Culler
Tracy Vogt
EL249404 - Rules Writing 101 (RORRULE) Does Banner RORRULE make you break out in a cold sweat? Does SQL give you hives? This session will teach some basics of writing rules in SQL and show you how to figure out if it is working. No prior SQL knowledge is assumed. 45 Minutes Presentation Lin Taylor
EL249407 - Welcome to Ellucian Banner: A Detailed Journey Through the Basics This session is designed for new Ellucian Banner users or existing users looking for a refresher. During this presentation, we will navigate through the Banner 9 Admin and Self-Service pages touching on some of the most common forms, from popular Banner modules including Banner Student, Banner Financial Aid, Banner General, and Banner Accounts Receivable. Additionally, we will take a more extensive look into Banner Job Submission and Extracting Output along with an introduction to Population Selections and the Banner 9 Communication Module. This session will end with a Q&A. 1 Hour Presentation Kathy Williams
EL249417 - Shenandoah University and the Colmery Act Learn some "Did you knows?" about the #ForeverGIBill and find out how Shenandoah University has changed their processes to adapt to the new laws under the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017. 45 Minutes Presentation Niccole Gatliff
EL249431 - An Authoritative Source of the Truth: Why You Need Data Governance When “your numbers” don’t match “my numbers,” how can you turn that data into useful, trustworthy information? This session will review the fundamental components of typical data governance program–data ownership, data quality, data access, and data security. We will then explore how to align your data infrastructure into a framework that supports quality institutional data for reporting, analysis, and data-driven decision-making. 45 Minutes Presentation Henry DeVries, II
EL249448 - HTML Email Magic in Ellucian Colleague Communication Management This session will focus on how to build HTML emails for use in Ellucian Colleague Communication Management. We'll take a look at the basics of how to use HTML within the Colleague screens, some tips and tricks to make your emails look professional, and best practices for building HTML templates focused on consistency and ease of use. The presentation will end with some more technical examples of how to use custom fields and conditional paragraphs to tailor personalized communications for each student. 45 Minutes Presentation Mark Kremkow
EL249461 - Getting Agile with Ellucian Banner This session will explore how Virginia Tech used Agile methods to successfully deploy Ellucian Banner Admin, respond to evolving demands, and rapidly integrate new changes. We will discuss our deployment architecture, including how we configure and deploy Tomcat and enable monitoring. 45 Minutes Presentation Richard Quintin
Lucas Covey
EL249465 - CASE's Alumni Engagement Metrics: A Framework for Measurement CASE’s Alumni Engagement Metrics Task Force was formed to address the need for an industry-wide framework to measure alumni engagement. The task force completed phase one of their work in August 2018, publishing a white paper with their recommendations. CASE now is in phase two—the beta phase—engaging with a small number of institutions to implement the framework on a small scale so as to better prepare CASE for large-scale roll-out. Come to this session to learn about the framework and to hear about the status of the beta. 45 Minutes Presentation David Bass
EL249799 - Enhance Your Ellucian Banner Upgrades with Ellucian Solution Manager Custom Scripting Ellucian Solution Manager (ESM) is a great tool for automating installation of Ellucian Banner upgrades, but are you using ESM to its full potential? Do you have common tasks that need to be done before running upgrades, after upgrades are finished or even during upgrade execution? Learn the nuts-and-bolts of how custom scripting works in ESM and see how Virginia Tech has leveraged this feature to streamline their Banner upgrades processing. 45 Minutes Presentation Gary Kendall
EL249815 - Implementing Ellucian Travel and Expense Management: Best Practices Are you ready to implement Ellucian Travel and Expense Management, powered by Chrome River? Do you wonder where to begin? Having experienced two separate implementations, I will provide lessons learned from both experiences, including best practices and pre-implementation activities. Don't reinvent the wheel or make the same mistakes others have. A well-developed execution plan can lead to a well-executed initiative leading to an improved return on investment (ROI). Join East Carolina University for all the details. 45 Minutes Presentation Carole Wilson
EL249844 - Graduation Application and Audit Review Via Ellucian Colleague Self-Service Monroe County Community College recently implemented the self-service graduation application "Graduation Overview." I will cover the setup of this process and share how we're utilizing Ellucian Colleague Student Planning Progress and Advisor Notes to communicate with students regarding their graduation status. This process has allowed us to move to a completely paperless graduation application and review. 45 Minutes Presentation Tracy Vogt
EL249902 - Integrating a Third-Party Solution Using Ellucian Ethos Integration and Extensibility In this session, you'll learn how we used extensibiity and Ellucian Ethos integration to create and update the SGRD record in Colleague via submitted and approved Application for Graduation form in a Hyland OnBase workflow. In addition, we created a feedback loop to update keywords on the Hyland form with the actual GUID of the program updated and transmission status. 45 Minutes Presentation W Josh Tate
EL249904 - Guide to Installing, Implementing, and Using Ellucian Solution Manager This session will guide technical and DBA attendees on the importance of setting up a successful Ellucian Solution Manager (ESM) environment. I will review the time it takes to install, use, and apply patches once ESM is set up. I'll also review production cutover times. Furthermore, the session will walk through the potential issues encountered when installing ESM and connecting with test environments. 45 Minutes Presentation Tanya Arora
EL249930 - Population Selections for Banner Financial Aid Beginners Are you just getting your feet wet with Banner Financial Aid? Or are you a Banner Financial Aid veteran? Either way, if you have questions on how to create or use population selections, this is the session for you. Appropriate for any level users who are interested in population selections. 45 Minutes Presentation Gary Doll
EL249959 - Registration and Ellucian Mobile Follow Mt. San Antonio College's journey to release their mobile app, powered by Ellucian Mobile, which features a way for students to register using their mobile devices. Learn about Mt. SAC's communication plan, see custom modules like Financial Aid, and hear student reaction and comments. 45 Minutes Presentation Eric Turner
EL249970 - Student Engagement: Involve Students in Project Implementation Early One of the success factors for the implementation of Western Sydney University's new SMS has been improvements to the student experience across the student lifecycle. We engaged second-year computing students to assist with the project, ensuring that student voices are being included in our decisions. This is a valuable contribution to the project, ensuring that the solution definition and design are being built on improved processes for students, work practices for staff, and maximum efficiencies that are distinctively student-centric in their delivery. 45 Minutes Presentation Libby Hughan
EL250045 - Streamline Accounts Payable Processing with Banner 9 Can you say "no" to the PO? Are you leveraging direct pay invoicing to maximum benefit at your institution? Have you explored the invoice process in Banner 9? Join us to learn how San Jacinto College District leverages Ellucian Banner’s Direct Pay functionality to streamline accounts payable processing for paperless success. 1 Hour Presentation Becky Turner
Dianne Duron
EL250080 - Ellucian Colleague Technology Client Advisory Board Feedback Come and meet with members from the Ellucian Colleague Technology Client Advisory Board to share your feedback and help set priorities. 45 Minutes User Group Meeting Richie Larison
Tom Epps
EL250128 - Configure Ellucian Banner 9 Self-Service Applications Without Modification This session will provide details on Ellucian Banner 9 Self-Service configuration options that Oklahoma State University has taken advantage of in our deployment of Banner 9 Registration, Student Profile, and Faculty Grade Entry. All of our configurations were done by a functional leader in the Office of the Registrar using Banner 9 baseline tools with no modifications. Topics covered include using SOAWSCR, module-specific configuration files, and GUAINFO to tailor your Banner 9 modules to fit your institution's needs. 45 Minutes Presentation Rita Peaster
EL250133 - Simple and Easy Banner 9 Registration Plans (Degree Works Not Required) This session will provide details on how Oklahoma State University (OSU) configured Ellucian Banner 9 Registration with the delivered "Plan Ahead" tool enabled. While OSU is also an Ellucian Degree Works school, we were ready to go live with Banner 9 Registration before we had Degree Works fully deployed. The Plan Ahead feature of Banner 9 Registration was quickly embraced by our academic advisors and students, and was easy to configure by a functional leader in the Office of the Registrar. 45 Minutes Presentation Rita Peaster
EL250169 - Visibility and Transparency: Transform Ops Data into Actionable Information Organizational effectiveness is dependent upon the visibility and transparency of actionable information derived from data within the organization. This session discusses a framework that supports the transformation of business data into actionable information and how to prioritize initiatives based upon the self-defined potential value derived from those initiatives. This visibility considers the many disparate voices and objectively helps the organization prioritize the overall work and ensures all areas are appropriately represented. 1 Hour Presentation Michael Chacon
EL250361 - Flipping Transfer Course Data to Improve Your Institution In 2014, Texas A&M University–Central Texas began an ambitious project to improve course equivalency data. This effort has grown and incorporated other processes and systems, and has benefitted a number of campus offices and functions including recruiting, advising, registration, graduation planning, admissions, regional accreditation efforts, and financial aid. We will discuss the improvements made, data points from which we drew, and decisions points that brought about these improvements—all of which are applicable to any university. 45 Minutes Presentation Joshua Smith
Isaiah Vance
EL250408 - Solving Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) Needs With New Banner Functionality We will take a tour through recently developed global functionality included in Ellucian Banner and tie it to Latin America and the Caribbean regional requirements and processes. 45 Minutes Presentation Jose Luis Moreno
Juan Alejo
EL250433 - Ellucian Colleague and Ellucian Banner Cloud: Your Journey, Your Way Discover what it really mean to take your Ellucian Banner or Ellucian Colleague on-premise deployment to the cloud. Learn about the options you have that give you the configurability and extensibility higher education requires. We will clear misconceptions and have real conversations about all of your options, helping you determine your best deployment model for your institution. 45 Minutes Presentation Rod Morris
Assad Seraj
Theresa Dennings
EL250435 - Ellucian Colleague UniData to SaaS Journey Discover what it means to take your Ellucian Colleague UniData on-prem deployment to SaaS. Learn about the tools that will assist you in the move from UniData to SaaS. We will discuss the options that give you the configurability and extensibility higher education requires. 45 Minutes Presentation Assad Seraj
Theresa Dennings
EL250533 - SEDUG: An Ellucian Colleague User Group Conference SEDUG has been providing Ellucian Colleague users with an affordable alternative to Ellucian Live for 20 years. This conference spans three days, includes sessions related to Colleague Student, Finance, Human Resources, Payroll, Management, Technical, Financial Aid and more. Ellucian employees attend and deliver some of the content including roadmaps and "what’s new." This conference is located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina in November every year. All Colleague users are welcome. 60 Min User Group Meeting Kara Bosch
EL250536 - Discovering Exemptions: Percentage Awards Made Easy You may have heard of Exemptions, but do you know how to use them? In this session, discover the power of Exemptions to award financial aid based on a percentage of Student Account charges. Using a case-study approach, this session will demonstrate how Duquesne University transitioned some awards to Exemptions, and how Banner Financial Aid interfaces with Banner Student A/R to award Exemptions. This session will also demonstrate how to monitor and keep track of Exemptions in Financial Aid to prevent over-awards. 45 Minutes Presentation Jeremy Mayernik
EL250553 - Take a Ride on the SNHU-BUS SNHU has made extensive use of the Ellucian Ethos platform and re-architected their enterprise integration model using service bus technologies. Come learn what SNHU has undertaken and why it has modernized the integration space for 130+ partners and transformed the original point-to-point connectivity to a near real-time pub/sub model that publishes data to connected systems while making the data available to utilize in Ellucian's data lake. 45 Minutes Presentation Jay Cohen
Toby Carroll
EL250558 - Leveraging Ellucian CRM Advance to Automate Advancement Processes In this session, functional consultants from the Ellucian CRM Advance team will share a case study from one of our clients in which multiple manual processes were replaced with a fully automated process, utilizing the workflow capabilities of Ellucian CRM Advance. We will demonstrate how Ellucian CRM Advance is not just a place to store your constituent data, but a true engine to affect process change and create new efficiencies. 45 Minutes Presentation Adam Roberts
Andy Ceponis
EL250650 - A Day in the Life With eTranscripts: Tips and Tricks Drexel University was a beta-testing school for the Ellucian/National Student Clearinghouse Banner eTranscript process. As a large, complex university, we faced a number of challenges in implementing the eTranscript solution—but three years into production, we are still loving it! We'll share how things are going, the obstacles we overcame, new developments, and tips for your consideration. 45 Minutes Presentation Carol Grey
EL250711 - WebAdvisor to Colleague Self-Service: A Practical Approach Support for WebAdvisor is set to end in December 2020. For the past few years, Delta College has employed an aggressive strategy to move all utilized user and business functionality from their WebAdvisor environment to Colleague Self-Service. This has included the implementation of Colleague Self-Service Student Planning, Student Finance, Financial Aid, and Employee with proposed plans to move all remaining functionality by mid-2019. Come join us to gain insight on how you can begin your transition from WebAdvisor today while enhancing the student experience. 45 Minutes Panel Discussion Terri Gould
Ashleigh LaLonde
Dave Wallace
Ryan Goodrow
EL250729 - Working With Ellucian Colleague Accounts Receivable Reports Come and learn about leveraging the power of the delivered Ellucian Colleague Accounts Receivable reports to simplify daily tasks and make reporting easier. This session will cover the majority of the Colleague AR delivered reports and give real-world applications about how they can be used to make your job easier. Learn about what reports are available or how to use an existing report to its fullest. This session will have something for everyone! 45 Minutes Presentation Cody Witherell
EL250734 - Ellucian Colleague Accounts Receivable: Rule Writing 101 Come and learn about how you can use and write rules in Ellucian Colleague AR to make tasks easier and remove manual tasks. Rules are often set and forget, but by revisiting them on a regular basis, you may find modifications that can make daily tasks easier. This session will go over real-world examples of how rules are written, applied and checked. If you're looking for an overview of rules, this is the session for you. 45 Minutes Presentation Sheri Johnson
EL250747 - Ellucian Colleague Accounts Receivable: Back to Basics If you're new to Ellucian Colleague Accounts Receivable or recently went through implementation, this is the session for you! This presentation will be an overview of the Colleague AR screens and tasks that are done on a daily, weekly, semester, and yearly basis. This session will also provide a checklist of things to look for and do on a regular basis. If you're feeling overwhelmed with which screens to use and when, this session will bring examples of how and why this should be used. 45 Minutes Presentation Cody Witherell
EL250776 - Metropolitan Community College’s Adventures with Ellucian CRM Advise Metropolitan Community College will share our unique experiences in implementing Ellucian CRM Advise in a complex community college system. In this session, we'll highlight our journey from our initial pilot to implementation college-wide. Discussion will include our challenges, successes, and next steps. 45 Minutes Presentation Yolanda Robinson
Diana Kerwin-Kubr
Teresa Fox
EL250884 - Banner Self-Service 9 Dashboard for Employees and Finance The presentation highlights the new Banner Self-Service 9 dashboards for both employees and finance. Come join us as we share the dashboard "wow" factor which helps solidify user acceptance and usage across the college in support of institutional success. 45 Minutes Presentation Kimberly Johnson
David Court
EL251215 - Banner Document Management and Electronic Forms: A Combination for Success Come learn how Jacksonville State University (JSU) has leveraged a combination of electronic forms and Banner Document Management (BDM). See how we eliminated paper and increased efficiencies in several offices across campus. We will discuss our process and how you can bring this back to your campus. 45 Minutes Presentation Chris Cheatwood
EL251220 - Alabama Banner Users Group (ALBUG) Meeting If you're an Ellucian Banner user and live in "Sweet Home Alabama," come join your colleagues at our Alabama Banner Users Group meeting. Come share great ideas, present questions, discuss future meetings, and network with other Alabama users. 60 Min User Group Meeting Chris Cheatwood
EL251223 - FWS, Student Employment, and Technology Hear about audit findings and lessons learned by the University of Tennessee at Knoxville following their FWS DOE program review—and learn how your institution can avoid costly FWS and State/Federal Labor Law violations, penalties, and fines; can be more efficient managing your entire employment lifecycle; can survive severe budget cuts; and can bring considerable cost savings to your bottom line. 45 Minutes Presentation Taige Haines
Celena Tulloss
EL251227 - Walking and Talking: Using Ellucian Mobile to Your Full Advantage Come learn about Jacksonville State University's (JSU) implementation of MyJSU Mobile, powered by Ellucian Mobile Platform Edition. We will show you baseline features in addition to how we've harnessed the extensibility of Mobile to create a custom, unique experience for our students. Future ideas and plans will also be shown. 1 Hour Presentation Chris Cheatwood
EL251228 - Running Evisions Argos Reports from Ellucian Banner 9 Evisions Argos is used by many Ellucian customers to provide reporting services to their institution. Many customers had found ways to run Argos reports through job submission in Ellucian Banner 8 (and before) but have been stumped how to do this in Banner 9. This presentation will cover Northern Essex Community College's solution to this problem. We'll go over the problem and our solution including code and an additional database table to make it all work. 45 Minutes Presentation Chris Amaru
EL251235 - Ellucian Colleague Financial Aid: Moving to Budget by Award Periods Come learn about the recent updates to Ellucian Colleague to support financial aid budgets at the award period level. 45 Minutes Presentation Karen Statler
Michelle Taylor
EL251244 - Campus Innovation Through Platform-Thinking Technology alone does not solve problems or create opportunities—it takes people, processes, and technology to drive innovation. Platform-thinking is an approach to innovation that many commercial businesses have adopted, but it can be applied to higher education as well. In this session, we will explore how platform-thinking can be used within the people, process, and technology ecosystems to foster innovation. We will specifically consider how a partnership with Ellucian fits into this model. 45 Minutes Presentation Eric Satterly
Freddie Claypool
EL251249 - How to Use Ellucian Colleague to Keep Your Work-Study Money from Running out the Door Stop letting your students buy movie tickets and Big Macs when they could be paying off their student account balances. By focusing on a student's needs, an institution can effectively streamline their work-study payroll processes. A common frustration among students and families is the transfer of wages from payroll into the student account. Eliminate a common stress in both your HR and financial aid offices by posting work-study wages directly into the student account using Ellucian Colleague, eliminating the need for extra steps in the collections process. Join John Brown University to keep your work-study money from running out the door. 45 Minutes Presentation Amy Fisher
David Burney
EL251275 - Tips and Tricks: Ellucian Colleague Administrator Tasks Even if you've taken the Ellucian Colleague Administration courses, there are plenty of maintenance tasks that Colleague administrators must do. Learn more from Luther College about files you can purge, how you can audit security assignments, and use record and field-level security and transaction auditing. Join us for these tips and more. 45 Minutes Presentation Jean Ryan
EL251299 - How AI and Machine Learning is Impacting the Future of Higher Education The evolution of technology is changing the way we conduct business. Think about how Amazon, Uber, and Airbnb have disrupted the retail, transportation, and hospitality industries. Every industry will continue to face disruption. In fact, McKinsey predicts that AI will replace up to 800 million jobs by 2030. The impact on higher education is imminent. Is your institution prepared? Join us to learn how to use AI and machine learning to shape the future of your institution, and the skills your workforce needs to develop to prepare for transformation. 45 Minutes Presentation Jeff Miller
EL251302 - Ellucian Colleague Accounts Receivable/Cash Receipts Open Discussion Want to share new ideas and maybe learn a new thing or two in the process? Come and join peers for a discussion of hot topics in Ellucian Colleague Accounts Receivable/Cash Receipts. 45 Minutes Panel Discussion Kristy Harner
Loretta Clayton
EL251331 - Ellucian Banner Application Navigator: 2018 in Review Join this session to learn more about the latest features delivered in Application Navigator. This session will cover all releases in the last year with highlights of what is to come. 45 Minutes Presentation Carla Norris
Shaliya Khwaja
EL251335 - Ellucian Colleague Financial Aid Yearly Setup: Building Components is a Breeze Come learn about the yearly setup for financial aid and how building several components is a breeze. FASA eliminates tedious data entry for communication management, award periods, disbursement codes, attendance patterns, and more. Bring your tips from personal experience completing yearly setup, or come with no previous knowledge about how to carry over components from one year to the next. 45 Minutes Presentation Kristina Bonn
Theresa Hadsock
EL251343 - Ellucian Colleague Student Refunds and Self-Service Banking Information Students are always looking for more efficient ways to help them get their refunds faster. Offering students the option of direct deposit for their refunds gets them their money faster and reduces the amount of checks that have to be issued by the institution. Come see how two schools that vary in student population processes refunds and utilize banking information in Colleague Self-Service to process refunds for their students. 45 Minutes Presentation Sandra Riggs
Zaheer Tariq
Kristy Harner
EL251402 - One University's Journey to a New Ellucian Banner Chart of Accounts Twenty-five years after implementing Ellucian Banner, new financial leadership at the University of Idaho decided it was time for a refresh. The existing Chart of Accounts did not fully leverage the power of the FOAPAL. A new vision was created for a chart that went back to Banner basics. But how do you bring a decentralized campus, and many veteran employees, along on this journey? This session will explore the trials and tribulations of a controller's team trying to implement a new foundation for standardized systems and reporting. 45 Minutes Presentation Linda Campos
Ron Town
EL251434 - Ellucian Colleague UI and Self-Service: Load Balancing and Azure Single Sign-on Load balancing and single sign-on (SSO) implementation can be a huge undertaking. Join us for a discussion on what we've learned and how we did it for Ellucian Colleague. Topics include: load balancer setup, server setup, application setup, and troubleshooting logs. 1 Hour Presentation Kala Crouch
EL251449 - Optimizing Technology for Campus Tours and Event Registration Midlands Technical College has leveraged the use of mobile devices, SMS messaging, and QR codes to enhance the student experience during campus tours and event sign-in. We will be discussing the use of mobile devices and text messaging for event check-in, as well as the use of QR codes to help provide virtual tours at our remote campuses. 45 Minutes Presentation Bryan Peebles
Ben Steinberg
EL251452 - HR 101: Onboarding in Ellucian Colleague In this session led by Gateway Technical College, you will learn the process for new employee onboarding using Colleague HR. We will talk about where you begin and what to do to keep your records up-to-date. We will look at the mnemonics to use to add new employees, positions, benefits, payroll, direct deposit, emergency information, seniority, and much more. 45 Minutes Presentation Jacqueline Morris
EL251454 - Getting the Most Out of Your Data in Colleague Finance Using some "techy functions" in Ellucian Colleague and Excel, we will show you how to get the most out of your data. Saved lists, adding fields to resolutions screens, saving keystrokes, and some quick tips in Excel will be discussed. We will give examples in all areas of Colleague Finance—AR, AP, GL, Projects, and HR/Payroll, too. These tips can be taken back to campus and used right away. Don't let that data scare you. 45 Minutes Presentation Sharon Converse
EL251457 - Ellucian Ethos Identity and Azure Active Directory: Bringing the Two Together As part of the Tennessee Board of Regent's ongoing MEP Project, handling user accounts and providing seamless SSO was a top priority. TBR was able to accomplish this by establishing a federated authentication system using Ellucian Ethos Identity and Azure Active Directory. This session will walk through the process of connecting the two systems and provide an overview of functionality the environment now provides. 45 Minutes Presentation Terrence Mahnken
EL251486 - Tips and Tricks to Maximize Your Colleague HR Experience Oakland Community College will highlight ways Colleague HR can make it easier to navigate screens, search for information, create reports, save keystrokes, and best of all, save time. We will review the creation and use of saved lists, the semi-colon search option, downloading to Excel, and adding fields to the resolution screens. You can begin using these tips and tricks today. 45 Minutes Presentation Paul Hanel
Mary Chambers
EL251495 - Implementing Ellucian ILP: Streamlining Banner/Blackboard Data Integration South Texas College recently implemented the Ellucian Intelligent Learning Platform (ILP) for Ellucian Banner and Blackboard integration and has seen a considerable increase in data accuracy between both systems. We will share our implementation process, tips on installation, configuration and transition from eLearning, as well as insight on the configuration of the ILP Blackboard building block for faculty grade submission and Ellucian Mobile integration. 45 Minutes Presentation Paola Garza
Rodolfo Roman
EL251501 - From Beta to Live, Part 1: Ethos Extensibility With Colleague Overview We at SNHU embraced Ellucian Ethos and spent the past year migrating our integrations and pushing the boundaries of what the platform offered. Starting with OOTB services, we identified gaps, proceeded with extensions, and then dove into custom triggers. Join us for an overview of the issues and challenges we encountered along our journey of Ethos Extend. 45 Minutes Presentation Marcia Rogowsky
Kyle Dostie
Marvin Corea
EL251502 - Custom Reporting in Ellucian CRM Advance Learn about the University of Denver's (DU) progress creating and displaying custom SSRS, Tableau, and Cognos reports in Ellucian CRM Advance. This presentation will include information on DU's processes for storing and reporting against data maintained in Ellucian CRM Advance. This session also includes a description of the foundation they've created for their maturing business intelligence (BI) program by using native CRM report functions in combination with DU's enterprise BI tools in response to the unique reporting needs of their advancement team. 45 Minutes Presentation Lisa Redfield
Susan Haymore
EL251503 - Protecting HIPAA-Protected Data in Ellucian Colleague In the ever-increasing world of cyber security, how are you as an institution securing the Protected Health Information (PHI) data that is housed in Ellucian Colleague? In this session, we will explore ways to analyze the data you are already storing, who has access to that data, and what you can do to protect it. We will also be looking at the HIPAA regulations and will discuss methods to be sure you are in compliance. These measures include written privacy and security policies and procedures, and training of any employees with access to PHI. Join John Brown University for an informative session. 45 Minutes Presentation Amy Fisher
EL251504 - From Beta to Live, Part 2: Ethos Extensibility With Colleague Deep Dive From basic extensions to custom entities, SNHU pushes the boundaries. Start with straightforward out-of-the-box extensions. Next, write custom APIs to expose multi-value fields. Then extend custom entities. Time to get creative and find ways to publish those multi-valued fields. Custom Entities, Stored Computed Columns, and other Ellucian Colleague-associated data fields published. Success! 1 Hour Presentation Marcia Rogowsky
Kyle Dostie
Marvin Corea
EL251505 - International Admissions Payment Processing (Banner) Please join us to learn about integrating Banner and a third party payment system to accept international admissions payments. 45 Minutes Presentation Nicholas Sweeney
EL251507 - Creative Disruption: Leveraging Ellucian CRM Advance for Metrics and Efficiency Curious about how your gifts and records staff might benefit from or be impacted by the implementation of Ellucian CRM Advance? Take a look at how the University of Denver has moved work into the system and manages its completion within the solution. Gain a unique perspective on leveraging the native system functionality for better metrics, better transparency, and efficiency in maintaining gifts and biographic records. Think of your gifts and records work in new and elevated ways to enhance the staff member, the end-user, and the donor experience alike. 45 Minutes Presentation Regina Wegener
EL251508 - Taking Your Ellucian CRM Advance Training Out of This World (and Beyond) Dive into the University of Denver’s path for their Ellucian CRM Advance go-live and continuity training. Gain an understanding of how a carefully crafted and themed go-live training plan can take you to new heights and discover ways that you too can make your training soar. Get a glance at how the University of Denver used themes to guide a fun and engaging go-live training, as well as the unique ways they worked to distribute news about updates to the system and its functionality for front-end development officers and alumni engagement professionals. 45 Minutes Presentation Regina Wegener
Lisa Redfield
EL251513 - Extending Ellucian Banner Operational Data Store: Best Practices for Moving More Banner Data Ellucian delivers a wealth of Banner data in the operational data store (ODS) for reporting and analysis. But it seems that there's always more that users want. Join us in this session to learn best practices for extending ODS using methods that help you maximize chances that your customizations will remain intact during patches and upgrades. We will cover methods of not only bringing in Banner data but also adding data from non-Banner sources. 45 Minutes Presentation Karen Funston
EL251514 - Banner Operational Data Store (ODS): Birds of a Feather Join your colleagues to share and discuss topics related to on-premise Ellucian Banner ODS/EDW. 30 Min Birds of a Feather Karen Funston
EL251897 - Colleague Start of Term Prep for AR With Tuition Collection Communication Plan See how Triton College's Accounts Receivables prepares for the start of each term, including a robust student communication plan for tuition collection. 1 Hour Presentation Jean Dugo
EL251899 - Using Ellucian Colleague's Saved List Creation Tools (SLCR, SLED, SAAL) Learn how to save time by using Ellucian Colleague's Saved List tools, SLCR, SLED, and SAAL. 45 Minutes Presentation Jean Dugo
EL251902 - Designing Your Own Custom Dashboards with Ellucian Analytics Interested in modifying Ellucian Analytics content to further meet your institution's needs? This session will show you how to make customizations to delivered analytics tiles as well as effective dashboard design. 45 Minutes Presentation Jason Fishbein
EL251915 - Monitor Your Candidate's Progress Using Ellucian Degree Works and Banner Self-Service It starts with the student completing the Ellucian Banner graduation application that creates the degree record. The degree data is extracted to Degree Works and displayed in the audit. For all candidates, the DW audit percent complete is sent back to Banner and stored in a Supplemental Data Engine (SDE) field on the degree record. A Candidate Listing Banner Self-Service (SSB) page is available for each advisor that lists their students and the associated DW audit percent complete for each degree. We also use a SDE field for alerts if a student's percentage complete falls below a threshold. 1 Hour Presentation Coleen Karle
EL251919 - Measuring Enrollment and Retention Data Campus-wide with Colleague Reporting and Operating Analytics (CROA) Student reports were developed using SAP BusinessObjects Webi and Colleague’s operational data store. Dashboards were then created using the SQL queries from these reports in Microsoft PowerBI. These dashboards allow senior-level managers to easily and effectively monitor and analyze the college’s enrollment and retention data. Leveraging our Office 365 environment, we were able to easily create an Office 365 Group for senior management that allows them simple and secure access into the system to view all of the PowerBI dashboards in a centralized location. 45 Minutes Presentation Kathy Miller
Robert Vogel
EL251923 - Take the Guesswork Out of Tuition and Enrollment Planning While there is a wealth of data available for tracking and analyzing enrollment and tuition trends, few organizations have the requisite tools to do so. Modern tuition planning tools enable universities to leverage data and develop more accurate plans with greater efficiency. During this session, attendees will learn about four main capabilities of this type of tuition planning tool: data integration with student and HR systems, a flexible modeling approach, managing driver assumptions and rates, and scenario and analytic capabilities. 45 Minutes Presentation Tony Ard
Stephanie Bartlett
EL251925 - Colleague Finance Year-end Closing Procedures This session will provide you step-by-step procedures on how Yosemite Community College District closes its general ledger in Colleague Finance at the end of each fiscal year. These instructions will help you to follow the same procedures at your institution. 45 Minutes Presentation Sarah Schrader
EL251992 - Ellucian Banner Financial Aid: Extensibility Tools Join us for a session on basic platform capabilities in Ellucian Banner Financial Aid, including an overview of Page Builder, Theme Editor, Configurable Fields, Action Item Processing, and more. 45 Minutes Presentation Gary Doll
EL251994 - What's New: Banner General, Banner 9 Self-Service, Application Navigator Join us for an overview of features and functionality available to you in the Banner General suite of products, including Admin, Self-Service, and Application Navigator. We'll take you through key functionality and feature-sets delivered over the past year, share how you can learn more about them, and provide insights into forthcoming development. 45 Minutes Presentation Joshua Lederhandler
Cindy Szkaradnik
Carla Norris
Deanne Loftus
EL251999 - Maximizing Your Recruitment Efforts Are you looking to maximize your recruitment efforts? Are you wearing too many hats so you need help contacting prospects? Do you have too many solutions holding prospect data? Let us help you with some great tools for maximizing your use of Ellucian CRM Recruit with some easy pointers to lessen your load. Join us in the effort to maximize your recruiting strategy. 1 Hour Presentation Bethany Roberts
Heather Annis
EL252002 - Ellucian Banner Job Submission Enhancements Join us for an overview of the Job Submission features and functionality available to you today in the Ellucian Banner suite of products. If you are live with the Job Submission enhancements, experimenting with them, or still deciding, this session is for you. The presenters will take you on a journey through the setup involved, user interaction, and key benefits. This session is valuable for all levels of users. 45 Minutes Presentation Joshua Lederhandler
Margy Hockett
EL252004 - Ellucian Banner Application Technology Roundtable and Networking Forum The Ellucian Banner Application Technology Birds of a Feather session for networking and discussing recent Banner Application Technology module developments and their impact. Come engage in group discussion about what works well for you and areas you feel could use improvement. 45 Minutes Birds of a Feather Joshua Lederhandler
Cindy Szkaradnik
Carla Norris
Deanne Loftus
EL252005 - Colleague Self-Service: Making It Your Own with Delivered Functionality This session will cover the various ways that schools can personalize Colleague Self-Service without customization. This includes an overview of parameter forms, the Resource File Editor, MTXT, notifications, and external links. Administrators can determine which pages are available to which users, change most of the text on any page, add text in various places, determine the text for email messages, add custom links, and limit some of the choices users can make. HTML code can be used in certain areas. 45 Minutes Presentation Marsha Smith
EL252007 - Ellucian Banner Multi-Entity Processing: What's It About? Please join us for a discussion on multi-entity processing (MEP), which will cover a conceptual overview, details about how it works, and the business need it serves. Whether you are thinking about MEP, are already using MEP, or just want to know what MEP is all about, this session is for you. 45 Minutes Presentation Joshua Lederhandler
Margy Hockett
EL252009 - Ellucian Colleague SaaS: Is Making the Move Right for You? This session will cover the decision-making process, what to consider, and a life story of migrating to Ellucian Colleague SaaS in the cloud. Marygrove College recently went through this process and made the move. Topics will include how to strategically think about making the decision, what the benefits are, how to plan for the event, and the successes and gotchas of the implementation. 1 Hour Presentation Randy Wallace
EL252185 - Getting Started with Ellucian eTranscripts for Banner and Colleague This session provides an overview of end-to-end flow of both Ellucian Banner and Ellucian Colleague eTranscripts as well as all the administrative configurations required to set up eTranscripts in both Banner and Colleague. 45 Minutes Presentation Kartik Suryanarayan
EL252186 - Ellucian eTranscripts Update: Where We're Going This session will offer insight into our current work building the Receive functionality in Ellucian eTranscripts, including the streamlining of the eTranscripts Send process for both XML and EDI for Ellucian Banner and Ellucian Colleague. This will mean that the XML and EDI transcripts will be validated against PESC standards and can be imported with less manual effort. The next phase of functionality will be to build the receiving capability into eTranscripts for EDI in eTranscripts. 45 Minutes Presentation Kartik Suryanarayan
EL252249 - Managing Your Institution's Curricula Definitions, Codes, and Processes Keeping your curricula definitions is no longer a simple matter of loading STVMAJR/SOACURR. Now you may have an online catalog system, Ellucian Banner, and a degree-audit process—all of which depend on you being able to keep the definitions consistent and up to date. Come see how we manage the process using workflows and careful communications across our institution. We use Courseleaf, Banner, and Ellucian Degree Works, but the processes are not specific to these products. 45 Minutes Presentation Christian Rapp
EL252311 - Efficiently Using Colleague Finance Reports Learn how to pull finance data from Ellucian Colleague by using the available delivered reports. Colleague Finance has a fantastic set of reports to get you the information needed to distribute to any audience. We will review how you can get summary or detailed output, including how you can use Excel for several of the reports. 1 Hour Presentation Cleta Harless
EL252312 - Redefining Curriculum Data: Why It Matters (and How Ellucian Banner 9 Helped) The University of North Carolina at Greensboro leveraged the Ellucian Banner 9 upgrade to examine, correct, and transform 20 years of Ellucian Banner Student curriculum data, laying a better foundation for future technology transformation and student experience enhancements. This presentation will discuss the plan, policy and curriculum definition, curriculum mapping and conversion, and the path forward, while highlighting the benefits of the process—including streamlined student services, data security, consistent reporting, and data-driven decision making. 45 Minutes Presentation Elizabeth Cranford
Chris Bellamy
EL252315 - Discover the Next Generation Transcript Experience The Next Generation Transcript Experience is the National Student Clearinghouse's new mobile-responsive, transcript ordering solution for the continuing student who is always on the go with their mobile phone or tablet. This session focuses on exploring the next generation, mobile-responsive, dynamic, transcript ordering platform. See and learn how the Clearinghouse's new ordering site saves your student and alumni up to 50 percent of their time on ordering a transcript from any place, any time, on any device. 45 Minutes Presentation Samantha Hanson
EL252318 - Great Lakes Users Group Meeting The Great Lakes Users Group meeting will provide attendees the opportunity to influence content for the annual conference in September. GLUG is a very active user group with members primarily from Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, and Canada. We need your input to make GLUG 2019 the best conference to date. 60 Min User Group Meeting Donald Prezioso
EL252319 - Meet the Ellucian Banner Student Team Ever wondered who's on the team behind Ellucian Banner Student? Join us and meet the Banner Student experts. This is an open forum panel discussion where you can ask any question you have related to Banner Student. 60 Min Panel Discussion Stephanie Sinclair
Arthi Chakravarthi
Emily Panzica
Rick Skeel
EL252320 - Undergraduate Program Change with Banner Workflow: How Clemson Did It This presentation is an overview on the "Undergraduate Program Change" that Clemson University undertook by leveraging Banner Workflow. We will review the workflow diagram along with forms, emails, holds, approvals, denial and release information that were all included in the project. Also discussed will be how the logic flows based on criteria in order to find which approvers will be included. 45 Minutes Presentation Denise Boyter
EL252321 - Ellucian Talent Management Suite: Manage Your Talent People are the greatest asset of an institution. It is crucial to keep faculty and staff engaged throughout the employee lifecycle. This engagement starts with the recruitment process. Ellucian Talent Management Suite can help you attract employees and give them a reason to stay. This comprehensive solution supports the entire employee lifecycle and can help lower recruiting costs, improve employee retention, deliver targeted training to close skill gaps and enhance skills, and can identify, track, and reward high-performing employees. 45 Minutes Presentation Cathy Petry
EL252323 - Using Colleague Budget Self-Service Across Campus Join Onondaga Community College to see how the new Colleague Budget Self-Service module works, and how to navigate through the selections and filters to view budget information online. This session will provide tips and tricks to use in the finance department, as well as how to provide the best information to departments across campus. 45 Minutes Presentation Stephanie Aldrich
EL252324 - Mass Loading Supplemental Data Engine (SDE) and Creating High Performance Views Oklahoma State University has made extensive use of Supplemental Data Engine (SDE) over the past few years. We would like to show other schools how we've managed to work with the SDE efficiently. The two biggest areas to work with is the mass loading of the SDE and how we create high performing views to access the massive amount of SDE we have. We'll share all of the tricks and tips we've learned along the way. 45 Minutes Presentation Dakota Kelley
Garrett Nicholas
TJ Abbott
EL252326 - Maximizing Usage of the Operational Data Store As a Centralized Data Reporting Infrastructure Over the years, many institutions have expanded on the functionality of their ERP system through custom applications which tend to have their own database different from the operational data store (ODS). This presents its own set of challenges when creating reports using data from multiple data sources. This presentation will explore how the Illinois Institute of Technology has been able to pull in data from different custom applications into the ODS/EDW and create data models using Cognos Framework Manager which end-users can use for comparative reporting and analysis. 1 Hour Presentation Toyin Joseph
EL252331 - Setting up and Using Banner Human Resources to Manage US FMLA and Other Leaves The Employee FMLA Information (PEAFMLA) page in Banner Human Resources can be used to track a variety of leave needs, not just US FMLA. Ball State University will cover how to set up the module, as well as entering leaves requested, tracking the various statuses (pending, approved, denied), making case notes to assist with case management, and using earns codes to track US FMLA qualification as well as usage hours and system reporting. 45 Minutes Presentation Katherine Stoss
EL252335 - Ellucian Colleague Purchasing 101 This presentation, led by Yosemite Community College District, will provide the Ellucian Colleague user with a more in-depth understanding of the requisition and encumbrance process in Colleage Finance. It is designed to acquaint the end-user with the Ellucian Colleague tools available to initiate, review, approve, and monitor requisitions, encumbrances, and expenditures. 45 Minutes Presentation Vicki Fontana
EL252340 - Do You Love Me? Engagement Scoring in Ellucian CRM Advance How can we quantify a constituent's engagement with an institution? While giving is often used as an important indicator, you have other data that can uncover hidden affinity. Come see how Ellucian's engagement scores can facilitate this process in Ellucian CRM Advance. 45 Minutes Presentation Nancy Bryant
EL252348 - Partnership Plus Performance: Our Migration to Ellucian CRM Advance How do you build the groundwork to invest and implement a new advancement solution, while maintaining current operations and fundraising goals? St. John Fisher College will share their experience taking a hard look at their current technology, and where they needed to be to embark on the largest campaign in the school’s history. Learn about how they pitched executive leadership, evaluated software options, chose Ellucian CRM Advance, worked closely with their internal project management and Ellucian teams and implemented in less than 10 months. 45 Minutes Presentation Andy Ceponis
Kelly Sudol
EL252367 - Ellucian Banner SaaS: A Day in the Life Join Ellucian in getting a behind-the-scenes look at living in a Banner SaaS world. We'll deep-dive into running Banner SaaS, how operations work, what the perspective is like for a customer, and what kinds of changes you can expect moving to Banner SaaS. 45 Minutes Presentation Rod Morris
Josh Dietrich
EL252370 - Gift Process and Acknowledgment Automation In order to meet the demand of our gift office management, as well as forward-facing donor and alumni relations professionals, automated tools were needed. Automating processes to ensure homogeneous donor-facing output has become a necessity as volume and expectations from all stakeholders has increased. This presentation will cover both the technical automation processes for acknowledgments and receipting, as well as how these automations have helped improve the efficacy and speed in which the processes are managed. 45 Minutes Presentation James Santa
EL252372 - What's New in Ellucian Banner Accounts Receivable? Join us to learn about the new features and enhancements that we've been working on for Ellucian Banner Accounts Receivable. We'll go over the roadmap and explore the recent 2018 1098-T enhancements, Banner Admin updates, and the progress of the Banner 9 Accounts Receivable Self-Service transformation. 45 Minutes Presentation Emily Panzica
Arthi Chakravarthi
EL252373 - Leverage Ellucian Colleague Extensibility and Identify Colleague Customizations Discover the state of your institution's Ellucian Colleague customization using delivered, enhanced tools. Whether you are considering the move to Colleague SaaS or looking to eliminate customization, this session will help you identify, evaluate, and potentially retire your current customizations. 1 Hour Presentation Theresa Dennings
Janine Goode
EL252375 - What's New in Ellucian Banner Student Administration? Come check out the new features and enhancements that we’ve been working on in the Ellucian Banner Student Administrative application. We’ll explore what has been recently released as well as upcoming improvements. 1 Hour Presentation Emily Panzica
EL252389 - Enabling Student Success With Ellucian Intelligent Learning Platform (ILP) Learn how Ellucian's Intelligent Learning Platform (ILP) helps enable student success at your institution. ILP has made it easier for students and faculty to learn and spend less time on administrative tasks. As Ellucian's LMS integration solution, ILP integrates core data to include course, student enrollment, faculty assignment, and grade exchange. Join us to learn about current capabilities and our future roadmap. 45 Minutes Presentation Kirk Bunte
EL252390 - Birds of a Feather: Ellucian Colleague Technology and Platform This is the Ellucian Colleague platform technology Birds of a Feather session for networking and discussing recent Colleague platform technology developments and their impact. Come engage in group discussion about what works well for you and areas you feel could use improvement. 45 Minutes Birds of a Feather Tom Epps
Theresa Dennings
EL252391 - Canvas Integration With the Ellucian Intelligent Learning Platform Learn how Ellucian's Intelligent Learning Platform (ILP) will help ease administrative burdens, reduce costs, and increase LMS adoption by your faculty. This session will demonstrate the integration between ILP and Instructure Canvas and will show the enhanced user experience for both faculty and students. 45 Minutes Presentation Kirk Bunte
EL252392 - Ellucian Colleague Technology Opening Session Come and hear what's new with Ellucian Colleague technology. We'll talk about platform enhancements, UI changes, and tools and utilities you can now leverage in Colleague UI and Colleague Self-Service. 45 Minutes Presentation Theresa Dennings
Tom Epps
Assad Seraj
EL252394 - Ellucian Colleague Technology: What's in the Lab? Come hear what is in the works for Ellucian Colleague technology and what products and features are in the works for Colleague products. 45 Minutes Presentation Tom Epps
Theresa Dennings
EL252408 - Tools for Transfer Students Join Old Dominion University as we discuss tools for assisting and advising transfer students, including how Banner data can be leveraged for providing information to students and generating Transfer Equivalency Degree Audit. We will review setup requirements and customizations for using Ellucian Degree Works Transfer Equivalency Self-Service (TESS). We will also review an ODU-developed tool for course-by-course equivalency. Used by advisors, this tool leverages existing Banner tables for this equivalency data. 45 Minutes Presentation V Dani
EL252427 - Ellucian Colleague Self-Service Time Entry: What's Coming Next Come see what the Colleague HR team is working on for future delivery for the Colleague Self-Service Time Entry module. We'll share what's in the works and what we'll be starting on soon. We'll include demonstrations of working code, product comps, and wire frames. As always, we'll want to hear your ideas. 1 Hour Presentation Marilyn Molter
EL252429 - What's New with Colleague HR Self-Service Come see the latest additions to Colleague HR Self-Service functionality. We'll share the latest and greatest in the areas of Leave Balances, Shift Differential, Comp Time, and Timecard History. 45 Minutes Presentation Jim Rizzo
EL252432 - Ellucian Colleague W-2 Correction Process Come and see the new Ellucian Colleague W-2 correction process. We'll cover all aspects of the new functionality including how to create a correction, verify the correction, print and make the W-2C available for employee viewing in Colleague Self-Service, and how to electronically submit the corrections to the government. 45 Minutes Presentation Lisa Kopstein
EL252433 - Business Process Analysis Used to Develop a Workflow Let us show you how the University of Louisiana at Lafayette uses Banner Workflow for notifying departments of address modifications, complete with business processing analysis to a solution to fit the needs of the end-user. In this presentation, we will review steps taken to develop this workflow process with email notifications. 1 Hour Presentation Pauline Badeaux
Paula Breaux
EL252437 - NACUBO Washington Report Hardly a day goes by that policymakers are not talking about colleges and universities, or our students. This session will address key legislative and regulatory developments that are affecting colleges and universities, as well as the mood on Capitol Hill. What does a divided Congress mean for higher education? Will we see a reauthorization of the Higher Education Act? Explore the current state of play in the nation's capital—both on the Hill and at the federal agencies—and what could lie ahead for colleges and universities. 45 Minutes Presentation Bryan Dickson
EL252439 - What's New in Colleague Finance In this session you will get a checklist of Colleague Finance conference highlights, a quick update of what has happened over the past year, and a look at what Ellucian is working on for the future. 1 Hour Presentation Marilyn Molter
EL252440 - Colleague Finance Open Discussion Share ideas, get answers, and join your peers in discussion on hot topics in Colleague Finance. 45 Minutes Birds of a Feather Sarah Schrader
EL252441 - Why Implementing a New SMS Is Critical for Our Success Implementing a new student management system is a huge undertaking for any institution. The key to its success is understanding the landscape of the organization, its requirements, and its strategic vision. Western Sydney University will showcase its program of work as we move to implement Ellucian Banner and associated features including Ellucian CRM Recruit, Ellucian CRM Advise, and Ellucian Workflow to achieve its goal to be a distinctively student-centered university. 45 Minutes Presentation Karen Davies
Kerry Holling
Libby Hughan
EL252442 - Colleague Budget Development Self-Service We need your input as we move into the Budget Development phase of the Colleague Budget Self-Service project. In this session, you will view prototypes and help us prioritize features and functionality. Let your voice be heard. 45 Minutes Presentation Marilyn Molter
EL252443 - Colleague Budget Self-Service: Finance Query In this session, we will share our new view into Colleague Budget Self-Service's Finance Query. This view provides the option to see the fund balance for accounts that carry a balance over each year, allows users to sort and subtotal a budget report, and shows totals, subtotals, and grand totals for more than one department on a single page. 45 Minutes Presentation Aimee Rodgers
EL252444 - Colleague Self-Service Budget Adjustment Come and see the latest functionality for budget adjustments in Colleague Self-Service. 45 Minutes Presentation Kylie Brown
Katie Leonard
EL252446 - Pooled Budgeting in Colleague Finance In this session, we will discuss how to set up and use pooled budgeting in Colleague Finance, including views of pooled items in Colleague Self-Service. 45 Minutes Presentation Denise Rolon
Aimee Rodgers
EL252447 - Ellucian Colleague's General Ledger (GL) Import Colleague's GL Import (GLIM) is a useful tool. Come and learn how to take advantage of this time-saving process. 45 Minutes Presentation Vanessa Jones
EL252448 - What's New with Colleague HR Welcome to Ellucian Live 2019. Join us for an overview of Colleague HR and Payroll release highlights from the past year, projects in flight, and our plans for the future. 45 Minutes Presentation Marilyn Molter
EL252449 - Ask the Colleague HR Experts The Colleague HR gurus are here to help. Your HR consultants, Action Line analysts, and the Development Team will join forces in a panel to help answer questions you may have on Colleague HR and Payroll. 45 Minutes Panel Discussion Tara Comerci
Jim Rizzo
Lisa Kopstein
EL252452 - Ellucian Colleague Payroll Forum Join your Ellucian Colleague Payroll colleagues to discuss topics related to payroll functions. Bring your questions. Share your knowledge. Take away a new idea. Make a new network connection. See you there. 45 Minutes Birds of a Feather Cynthia Coleman
EL252453 - Colleague HR Forum Join your Colleague HR colleagues to discuss topics related to human resources functions. Bring your questions. Share your knowledge. Take away a new idea. Make a new network connection. See you there. 45 Minutes Birds of a Feather Amy Fisher
EL252458 - Using Colleague HR to Support Your Compensation Practices Learn how Central Piedmont Community College is using Colleague HR to support compensation. We recently completed a salary study, restructured salary ranges/grades, and moved employees to different grades. We'll also include a discussion of the compression pitfalls we encountered as a result of the study. 1 Hour Presentation Joanette Freeman
EL252464 - Ellucian Ethos Integration: Connecting Banner and Third-Party Applications This session will describe Ellucian Ethos integration and how it can be used to integrate Ellucian Banner with third-party applications or other Ellucian products. The session will provide a high-level understanding of the architecture, describe the work needed to install and configure Ethos integration, and share Geneseo's observations and experiences using Ethos integration to integrate Banner with products like Ellucian CRM Advance and DigArc's Acalog and Curriculog. 45 Minutes Presentation Paul Jackson
EL252465 - Guiding Principles to Lead a Successful Student Management Solution Defining and agreeing to a set of guiding principles is a key way of ensuring that at the forefront of every decision you make, you have a compass to lead you to the right decision. Is this decision going to assist you with meeting a strategic objective? Is this decision going to improve student experience? Is this process change going to provide efficiencies for your organization? Come listen to Western Sydney University showcase how they're using a set of guiding principles in every decision they undertake while implementing Ellucian Banner. 45 Minutes Presentation Karen Davies
EL252659 - Learn to Build Employee Classes, Deductions, and Leave Categories in Banner Human Resources This session, led by Seton Hall University, will provide steps to create employee classes, benefits/deductions, and leave categories in Banner Human Resources. After implementation, building new codes can be intimidating, especially if you were not part of the original set-up. We'll go through tips for streamlining along with the building blocks of these critical rules that form the foundation of your employee data. 45 Minutes Presentation Joy Hayward
EL252664 - Expose Data in Ellucian PowerCampus Self-Service and Create Your Own Custom Service This session will demonstrate how to create your own Custom Service to drop into the App_Code folder of Ellucian PowerCampus, and make your customization work for you. This will allow easy access to Person Data, Organization Data, and System Settings and create useful reusable bits of code that you can utilize all over PowerCampus Self-Service. This will simplify any customization and allow for easier integrations with other systems. By adding one short line of code, you'll be able to access a wealth of info about the logged-in user, get current year/term/session, and much more. 45 Minutes Presentation James MacLain
EL252665 - Facilitating Change Through Course Schedule Refinement This session explores how improvements in course scheduling can retain more students and improve time-to-completion and graduation rates. Utilizing data from the Higher Education Scheduling Index (n=220 institutions), we find that net of prior student achievement, institutions that improve their course enrollment can see an average of a half-percent increase in retention, and can significantly improve six-year graduation rates. 45 Minutes Presentation Sarah Collins
EL252666 - Ellucian Banner Upgrades—Plan Ahead! The pace of Ellucian Banner upgrades and improvements is faster and faster, so you need to be ready for whatever comes down the pike. Successful upgrades don’t just happen. Planning for and managing upgrades is a must for keeping the application up-to-date and operating correctly! This session will show you the process Drexel University uses to test the Banner Student module for each upgrade. Functional users of the Student module will benefit from this session. Anyone interested in managing a project such as this may also find this beneficial. 45 Minutes Presentation Carol Grey
EL252669 - Making the Case for Analytics According to a recent survey, 81 percent of college presidents, provosts, CFOs and CIO/CTOs said that an unclear ROI was a moderate or significant barrier to implementing an analytics program at their institutions. In this session, we’ll discuss how to develop a business case for analytics, including cost considerations and approaches for quantifying the benefits and calculating the ROI. We’ll also share examples of how analytics is helping colleges reach their enrollment, retention, and operational goals. 45 Minutes Presentation Henry DeVries, II
EL252684 - Digital Transformation: The Pathway to Organizational Value We hear about "digital transformation" in business, but what does it mean for higher ed? This workshop will examine the characteristics of digital transformation and its impact on technology, services, and platforms. Through discussions and facilitated exercises, you will develop action steps to help lead your institution through this change. 45 Minutes Presentation Robert Stalder
EL252687 - Sweet Ellucian Colleague SQL Calling all Ellucian Colleague on SQL users. Curious about how your institution's data is organized? Want to have a better understanding of the Colleague screen and the ability to write better reports? In this session we will learn how Colleague data is stored and organized on the SQL server. By looking at query examples and analysis of the relational schema, we will show how any system that relies on Colleague SQL sources its data. We also will look at common problems and solutions for direct SQL reading and updating of Colleague data. 45 Minutes Presentation Vern Fridell
EL252690 - Extending Ellucian Analytics: From Data to Visualization Ellucian is delivering an extension application for Ellucian Analytics in 2019. The application enables bringing your ERP custom data elements into the Ellucian Analytics data model and making them available to Ellucian Analytics tiles, without needing technical effort or support. The extension application works cooperatively with Ellucian Ethos Extend and your ERP Ethos APIs. This session describes the Ellucian Analytics extension application and processes, from creating the extension to promoting it into your production Ellucian Analytics environment. 1 Hour Presentation Jim Carter
EL252701 - Admissions and Recruitment 101 (Colleague) Show basics of the Application Process in Colleague from Data Entry of Prospect data through the admissions process. Learn from our Experiences using different screens in Colleague. 45 Minutes Presentation Rosita Lesmana
EL252705 - What's New in Ellucian Banner Extensibility Join us for an overview of features and functionality available to you in Ellucian Banner Extensibility. Banner Extensibility provides tools for extending baseline Banner to offer institution-specific functionality that persists across upgrades without the need for traditional customizations. Get an in-depth understanding of when and how to use each of the Extensibility tools. We'll also take you through key functionality and feature sets delivered over the past year, share how you can learn more about them, and provide insights into forthcoming development. 45 Minutes Presentation Cindy Szkaradnik
Gideon Sanstra
EL252712 - Ellucian Banner Financial Aid Roadmap Join us for this opportunity to see what enhancements and other functionality we'll be providing in 2019 as we discuss the Ellucian Banner Financial Aid Roadmap. 1 Hour Presentation Michelle Saigh
Joanna Cellary
Michelle Engle
EL252713 - What’s New in Ellucian Banner Financial Aid? Join us as we highlight enhancements made within the last 3–6 months, including an overview of all regulatory updates made in Ellucian Banner over the last 12 months. 45 Minutes Presentation Joanna Cellary
Michelle Engle
EL252714 - What’s Coming in Ellucian Banner Financial Aid Self-Service See what we have planned for the Q3 release and how we've modernized the Ellucian Banner Financial Aid Self-Service experience. 1 Hour Presentation Michelle Saigh
Michelle Engle
Joanna Cellary
EL252715 - Support Module for Academic Planning: Ellucian Banner Self-Service This session will explore the implementation of modules on Ellucian Banner Self-Service: infrastructure resources, faculty, teacher evaluation, student plan registration, candidates for dismissal by regulation, mentorships, web dropouts, web grade capture report, re-enrollment tracking for schools, school career by study program with data by generation cohort. This was a collaboration, working with the departments of Curricular Planning, School Administration, Mentorship, Colleges, and functional Banner developers. 45 Minutes Presentation MARLENNE JUDITH LOPEZ CABANILLAS
MARÍA TERESA GUTIÉRREZ MARTÍNEZ
José Javier Juárez Caballero
EL252716 - Branding and Managing Text in Your Ellucian Banner Applications Do you wish you could apply your branding to all your Ellucian applications without editing a single CSS file? Do you wish you could change some of the Ellucian Banner baseline wording across all Banner pages at the same time with no changes needed after your next upgrade? Come to this session to learn how. We will show you how to use three of our extensibility tools: Banner Theme Editor, Text Manager, and our newest tool, Ellucian Theme Editor. 45 Minutes Presentation Cindy Szkaradnik
Kevin Butler
EL252717 - Ellucian Banner Financial Aid Roundtable Join this session for a chance to discuss the topics presented at the conference. We'll recap the past 12 months—both what we did right and what we need to improve. 45 Minutes User Group Meeting Michelle Engle
Joanna Cellary
EL252718 - Ellucian Banner Financial Aid: Ask the Experts Join us for an opportunity to share your feedback and ask Ellucian and Banner Financial Aid users questions regarding their processing challenges. 45 Minutes Panel Discussion Joanna Cellary
Gary Doll
Michelle Engle
EL252719 - Ellucian Banner Financial Aid COD Processing Best Practices Get tips from your colleagues on the best way to process COD records in this Ellucian-moderated panel discussion. 45 Minutes Panel Discussion Denise Scalzo
Tom Baldridge
Jay Himes
EL252725 - Pushing the Page Builder Envelope Learn why Wichita State University chose to utilize Page Builder as the replacement technology for our custom Oracle INB Forms during our transition to Banner 9. We will share the “magic sauce” that took us from no Page Builder skills to pushing the edge of the Page Builder envelope. We will share lessons learned, examples of the more complex functionality we built into our Page Builder pages, how we fostered collaboration within our development team, the changes we adopted to development, and challenges we faced during our transition. 45 Minutes Presentation Jennifer Snyder
Brett Morrill
EL252726 - MCCC's Commitment to Using Student Feedback to Improve Usability Have you ever taken the time to observe a student navigate through your institution’s web experience? As education professionals, we often underestimate the complexity of the processes we develop, neglecting the students’ perspective. Learn how Montgomery County Community College utilizes formal user feedback processes to gather actionable insight into common student issues. Hear about the tools used to collect student feedback and enhance existing processes by providing targeted guidance. Participate in demonstrations of the processes and products used in this work. 1 Hour Presentation Joe Mancini
Angela Cavaliere
EL252732 - Hidden Gems in Ellucian Banner Functionality With all the changes and new functionality for faculty that have been added to Ellucian Banner Student in the last few years, it's possible to have missed a feature that would make your life easier in the day-to-day whirl of keeping up. We'll highlight some of these new features, including the Student Academic Review page, Drop Roster, the grade statistics page, and much more. Come find something new to use! 45 Minutes Presentation Patricia Tuchman
Arthi Chakravarthi
EL252739 - Bringing It Together for Your Students You've all heard about, and had some experience with, the Ellucian Banner self-service functionality that's available for your students. We'd like to demonstrate how these functions can work together to provide a unified experience for students. We'll show how Banner Student Registration and Banner Student Self-Service can be used not only to register but to check attendance and grades, among other tasks. 45 Minutes Presentation Patricia Tuchman
Arthi Chakravarthi
EL252749 - Creating Universes in Business Objects for Colleague Reporting In this session, Walsh College will demonstrate how we have used Business Objects and Web Intelligence to create universes that connect to real-time SQL Ellucian Colleague data. The end result provides end users an easy-to-use reporting environment to work in. We will also show how you can use direct SQL scripting to create Web Intelligence reports against financial aid and general ledger suites that can access multiple years without needing to modify the Business Objects universe. Finally, we'll share how derived tables in Business Objects universes have completely eliminated CCs in reporting. 45 Minutes Presentation Joey Skutt
Tim Farnham
EL252750 - Set Sail to the World of Ellucian Analytics with Shippensburg University Come join us on Shippensburg University’s (SHIP) latest venture with Ellucian Analytics. We have successfully implemented Financial Aid tiles on Ellucian Analytics and are working toward getting the Recruitment tiles set up. We are here to share our experiences and path that includes setting up Ellucian Banner data, loading data to Ellucian Analytics, Ellucian Analytics Admin set up, data validation of Ellucian Analytics tiles, and the challenges faced during the various stages of the implementation and how we have overcome them. 45 Minutes Presentation Sruthi Sathees
Andrea Rosenberry
EL252752 - Transfer Monitoring Process Through Ellucian Colleague This session will demonstrate how to use the Transfer Monitoring process through Ellucian Colleague to meet federal reporting requirements for transfer students to NSLDS. The session will cover exporting the information to NSLDS as well as importing the alert files that may be generated from the export. 1 Hour Presentation Karen Statler
EL252754 - Reporting that Makes the Grade… from Excel (Yes, Excel) With 70 routine reports using data from multiple disparate data sources, Elizabeth City State University previously had a complex reporting process. Since 2017, one tool has allowed Business Systems Analyst Patty Stoddard to streamline and automate reports, freeing up 60 percent of the time previously spent on reporting. Find out how ECSU automated many in-demand reports—including CAFR, Pro Forma Exhibits A1 and A2, and budget availability—to now receive up-to-the-minute data and distribute reports automatically, all with Spreadsheet Server. 45 Minutes Presentation Patty Stoddard
Sue Maloney
EL252756 - How Purdue University Utilizes Student Attributes for Assessment Join us to learn how Purdue University is utilizing student attributes in managing and setting up fee assessment rules in SFARGFE. This includes how attribute placement to the student account has been automated for traditional graduate and undergraduate students as well as for professional master's programs. 45 Minutes Presentation Michelle Fulk
EL252757 - SFRRNOP and Purdue University’s Cancellation for Non-Payment Join us to learn how Purdue University utilizes Banner Cancellation (SFRRNOP) to ensure timely payments from students each semester. The cancellation process aids in lowering overall outstanding receivable and potential bad debt write-offs. It also encourages enrollment and participation in our installment plan option offered each semester. 1 Hour Presentation Michelle Fulk
EL252773 - Ellucian CRM Recruit: Not Just for Admissions Anymore Pacific University has developed useful ways of utilizing Ellucian CRM Recruit outside of the standard admissions recruitment process. Come see how you might be able to leverage CRM Recruit for internal campus applications like study abroad programs, graduate program tracks, or English language learning programs, just to name a few. By adapting inherent functionality of the CRM, we are increasing our ROI by finding more ways the software can be useful in other areas on campus. 1 Hour Presentation Angela Skjeie
EL252774 - Add Authorizations Stories for Success (Colleague) Colleague has a new Add Authorizations feature. Come see how two very different schools prepared to implement Add Authorizations. The Contra Costa Community College District in Northern California and Lewis-Clark State College in Idaho participated in the Student Self-Service beta project, coordinated early adoption pilots with specific courses and faculty, and then planned the full adoption for their campuses. Come hear their experiences and lessons learned, and how they rolled out this new feature of Student Self-Service. 1 Hour Presentation Daniel Abbott
Joan Bowen
EL252776 - Keys to and Benefits of Successful Rapid Deployment of Ellucian PowerCampus We will review the key points that make a rapid deployment implementation of Ellucian PowerCampus successful. We will discuss the factors to take into account with the rapid deployment approach, as well as expectations for both Ellucian and the customer. We will also talk about the benefits of this type of implementation, including improvements in the service plan run time and increased customer knowledge about the use of PowerCampus. 45 Minutes Presentation Karla Martínez Flores
Ricardo Luna Avila
EL252780 - Upgrading Ellucian Banner and AppXtender in 30 Days Tips and hints from our upgrade from Banner 8 and AX 7 to Banner 9 and AX 16.3., including details on gotchas, gimmicks, and tools, including Opentext's Foreign File Update utility. We will discuss some of our steps, where we were successful, and where we weren't. 45 Minutes Presentation Richard Gegg
EL252782 - Ellucian Banner Student Billing: SFARGFE and Supporting Tables In this session we will dive into the SFARGFE table in Ellucian Banner. We will look at the different options and combinations available for billing students and review where the fields are in the corresponding Banner tables. By using supporting tables in Banner (ex: SFAFAUD) to follow the rules assessed for each student, we can identify what changes need to be made to SFARGFE when students are billed incorrectly. We will walk through a few examples where we will create rules, identify issues, and implement solutions. 1 Hour Presentation Michelle Schafer
EL252784 - Ellucian Ethos Powers Lab Computer Access From Anywhere Are computer labs becoming obsolete? Students access lab desktops from their bedrooms, the library, and coffeeshops. Pat Turner, VP and CIO of Schoolcraft College, discusses how Ellucian Ethos powers the Ellucian Connector™ to integrate with VMware’s Digital Backpack. Ethos enables institutions like Schoolcraft to provide students with a personalized, anytime/anywhere, any application/any device digital learning environment that stays up-to-date as courses are added and dropped. Use cases, benefits, and architecture will be discussed. 1 Hour Presentation Patrick Turner
EL252788 - Improving the Student Experience With Ellucian Workflow Create a stellar user experience for both your students and the staff members who administer their records. This session will show you how to leverage Ellucian Workflow to provide the smooth, easy-to-use processes that users expect, on the devices they expect them on, while reducing the administrative burden of providing a high-touch service model. 45 Minutes Presentation Primo Lazar
Gwen Kerdiles
EL252789 - Creating Voice-Enabled System Interactions The rise of the personal assistant, devices like Amazon Alexa and Google Home, have provided a unique way of interacting with the systems we use on a daily basis. These, coupled with the power of the Ellucian Ethos platform and its APIs, will enable the next generation of students to interact with self-service function solely with their voice. The session will explore the use of AWS services to create personalized, voice-guided interactions that students can use to get all of the institutional data that is most important to them. 1 Hour Presentation Primo Lazar
Gwen Kerdiles
EL252913 - Banner Event Publisher: Overview and Demystifying the Middleware—Troubleshooting Banner Event Publisher Please join us for an overview of Banner Event Publisher (BEP). We will discuss how BEP captures data changes in Ellucian Banner and publishes these to messages brokers. Learn how this critical component enables Banner to integrate with Ellucian Ethos. 45 Minutes Presentation Kirk Bunte
Damon Cody
EL252914 - Banner Event Publisher: Technical Deep Dive Please join us for a technical deep dive into Banner Event Publisher (BEP). We will be talking about talk the various components of BEP and how they integrate with each other to capture changes in Ellucian Banner and publish them to message brokers. Learn how BEP directly supports Ellucian Ethos integration. 1 Hour Presentation Damon Cody
Kirk Bunte
EL252930 - Texas Connection Consortium Update This session is for public universities and community colleges which are members of the Texas Connection Consortium. The TCC Executive Board chair, the TCC Leadership Council chair, and the manager of the TCC Support Center will provide an update on key topics relevant to the consortium as well as provide an opportunity for discussion. 60 Min User Group Meeting Srikanth Musunuru
Jeff Hagins
Mark Adams
EL252931 - 250 Home-grown Ellucian Banner Pages and 45 Standard Pages Extended in Six Months This presentation gives you insight into the tools and processes of extending 250 home-grown and 45 standard Ellucian Banner Admin pages. We'll review how we staffed the team and the technology we used, e.g. the Ellucian Morphis extensibility toolset. We went live with the first extended pages in April, and in October we had all transformed/extended pages live. 45 Minutes Presentation Merete Henriksen
Kathrine Frid
Anne Cecilie Knudsen
EL252934 - Our Journey With Ellucian Banner SaaS Join the University of the Cumberlands as they share their successes and lessons learned from their implementation of Ellucian Banner SaaS. 45 Minutes Presentation Donnie Grimes
Josh Dietrich
Rod Morris
EL252937 - Ellucian Ethos 201: Let's Build an Integration In this session, the presenters will get hands-on with Ellucian Ethos Integration and build a custom integration from scratch. You will see an integration use case analyzed and implemented in code in 45 minutes. 45 Minutes Presentation Jeff Modzel
Jacob Chandler
EL252942 - Tuition Lock at Idaho State University Idaho residents entering Idaho State University as first-time freshmen are eligible to lock their tuition for 8 semesters if they complete 15 credits each term and maintain a GPA of 2.0 or better. The governor and the university president proposed it, the State Board of Education approved it—and this session will cover how we've been able to accomplish it in Banner without any system customization. 45 Minutes Presentation Laura McKenzie
EL252944 - Banner Document Retention: Shipwrecks and Salvages Join Shippensburg University (SHIP) as we recount our recent voyage toward installing and configuring Banner Document Retention (BDR). During this session we'll discuss why we wanted to install it, our experiences in installation and testing, tips and tricks, and show examples of it in action. We'll show the process of getting someone set up as a BDR administrator, how to assign dates, how we implemented a retention policy, and lastly, how to delete documents. 45 Minutes Presentation Caitlin Squires
Andrea Rosenberry
EL252951 - Why Does Registration Billing Hate Me? Basics To Get The Results You Want Colleague Registration Billing is a powerful and feature-rich component of Ellucian Colleague. It is highly configurable and can (usually) do what you want—but it can be hard to understand all of the moving parts. Come to this session and gain a basic understanding of systemwide billing parameters, section and table billing, and refunding. 45 Minutes Presentation Sieg Obeldobel
EL252958 - Let's Move This Old Data to the Attic! Implementing Colleague AR Archiving Data is great when you need it, but too much of it can slow down your response time and cause reports to run forever. Learn how you can identify data you no longer need and safely move it off to the side. Your system will run faster, the sun will shine a little brighter, and the birds will sing a little louder. 45 Minutes Presentation Sieg Obeldobel
EL252963 - Colleague HR Batch Processes Overwhelmed by benefit and wage data entry? Colleague HR can execute these transactions in batches, saving you time and avoiding data entry error. Come and hear about Colleague's Benefit and Wage Batch processes and then plan to take a long lunch instead of a long day. 45 Minutes Presentation Paul Hanel
EL252971 - Closing the Gender Gap Did you know that there are more male CEOs named John than the total number of women CEOs? Innumerable research studies confirm that closing the gender gap not only enhances productivity but spurs economic growth. Yet under-representation of women in leadership roles and pay gaps is alive and well. Join Tom Tonkin, Ph.D., Principal Consultant for Cornerstone OnDemand, to learn about the challenges and solutions regarding gender equality. You'll learn specific steps that you can take to move your organization towards gender parity. 45 Minutes Presentation Tom Tonkin
EL252974 - What's New in Ellucian Banner Communication Management This session will provide an overview and demonstration of the fantastic new features that have been added to Ellucian Banner Communication Management in the past year. Enhancements include data field and template enhancements, list page grid components for sorting and filtering, HR time entry event-triggered communications, recurring scheduling, and much, much more. 45 Minutes Presentation Deanne Loftus
Kristy Elliott
EL252990 - Ellucian Banner: Technical Architecture This session will cover new technical features in Ellucian Banner. Topics covered will be adoption of Grails 3 in Banner 9 Self-Service, review of Tomcat support for Banner 8 Self-Service, and new features in Banner 9 Self-Service and Banner Admin pages. 45 Minutes Presentation Rajesh Kumar
Margy Hockett
EL252991 - Ellucian Banner Student Aid at Cambrian College: A Unique Approach Using Ellucian Banner Student Aid, Cambrian has deployed a master bursary survey to create on mass candidate records for all aid funds that the applicant qualifies for. This presentation will provide details on our approach. 45 Minutes Presentation Cora Vandendriessche
EL252996 - Ellucian Banner Application Sizing and Tuning Rajesh Kumar, one of the Banner architects, will review best practices for sizing and tuning Banner 9 applications, along with common deployment troubleshooting tips. 45 Minutes Presentation Rajesh Kumar
Jon Emmons
EL252997 - Best HR/Payroll Regulatory Practices Throughout the Year with Colleague HR This session will show you the steps Saint Xavier University uses to ensure smooth quarterly and year-end regulatory filings in Colleague HR. This includes quarterly 941s, W2s and 1095c's. 45 Minutes Presentation Cynthia Coleman
Victoria Ingram
EL252999 - Payroll 101: So Joe Retired, and You Have to Run Payroll You are new to payroll and there is no one to show you the ropes or tricks to use to ensure that you run an accurate payroll. You will leave this session confident that you can run an error-free payroll in Colleague HR. 45 Minutes Presentation Cynthia Coleman
EL253002 - Faculty Contract Management Using Ellucian PowerCampus Moving from a manual, paper-based, faculty contract process, Multnomah University has transitioned to using Ellucian PowerCampus data combined in a Reporting Services report. 45 Minutes Presentation Aaron Kyger
EL253004 - The Life of an Ellucian PowerCampus Administrator What is required to keep Ellucian PowerCampus up and running as well as meet the needs of the end users? This session will look at the various angles that are involved in supporting all aspects of PowerCampus. 45 Minutes Presentation Aaron Kyger
EL253006 - Customizing Ellucian Analytics Content for Your Institution In this session you will be walked through a firsthand example of how Olivet Nazarene University made customizations to Ellucian Analytics-delivered content in order to better fit their institution. The session will explain how customizations can be made and deployed and considerations to be made when customizing content. 45 Minutes Presentation Marsha Smith
Jason Fishbein
EL253013 - Ellucian Banner Accounts Receivable Roundtable Join us in this smaller setting for an opportunity to discuss topics presented at the conference. We'll recap the past 12 months, what we did right and, what we need to improve on. 45 Minutes Birds of a Feather Emily Panzica
Michelle Saigh
Arthi Chakravarthi
EL253014 - Ellucian Banner Accounts Receivable: Ask the Experts Join this session for an opportunity to give your feedback and ask Ellucian questions regarding processing challenges. 45 Minutes Panel Discussion Susan Forman
Joshua Hoerger
Christine Blakney
EL253021 - Banner Accounts Receivable Back to Basics: Rule Class Codes/T-Accounting Second in the series of Banner Accounts Receivable Back to Basics, learn how your detail codes impact the GL and the GL transactions they create. 45 Minutes Presentation Annette Holcomb
EL253022 - Banner Accounts Receivable Back to Basics: Detail Codes/Control Forms Third in the series of Banner Accounts Receivable Back to Basics. Learn how to set up and manage detail codes and control forms. 1 Hour Presentation Joshua Hoerger
EL253023 - Banner Accounts Receivable Back to Basics: Contracts/Exemptions Fourth in the series of Banner Accounts Receivable Back to Basics, learn how set up and manage contracts and exemptions and how they are used in Ellucian Banner Accounts Receivable. 45 Minutes Presentation Christine Blakney
EL253026 - Is Your Campus Ready for Big Data? With the combination of powerful algorithms, greater computing power, and advanced technologies, higher education is on the precipice of a data analytics revolution. Is your campus community prepared to use analytics to make data-driven decisions? Do data users know the difference between operational reporting and strategic analytics? Based on our experiences with Ellucian client campuses and post-graduate education for analytics professionals, we discuss issues and opportunities with empowering data users with contemporary analytics tools. 45 Minutes Presentation Tammy Robertson
Henry DeVries, II
EL253033 - From Colleague Tragedy to Triumph: How Mid Reduced the Stress of Rate Table Changes Learn how Mid Michigan College turned an unexpected billing nightmare into an opportunity to improve our process for annual rate table updates. This session will feature an in-depth exploration of Ellucian Colleague’s new RRTR report for comparing rate table changes between environments and years. We’ll also showcase our adoption of the static rate tables, which have simplified many common billing scenarios. 45 Minutes Presentation Ginger Gulick
Brandon Kish
EL253038 - What's New in Ellucian Colleague Accounts Receivable/Cash Receipts In this session, you'll get a checklist of Ellucian Colleague AR/CR conference highlights, a quick update of what has happened over the past year, and a look at what Ellucian is working on for the future. 45 Minutes Presentation Loretta Clayton
Michelle Saigh
EL253039 - What's New With Sponsor Billing in Colleague Accounts Receivable/Cash Receipts Do you administer or manage sponsorships on your campus? If so, come see what's new and cool in Sponsor Billing, and hear our plans for 2019. 45 Minutes Presentation Loretta Clayton
EL253045 - Ellucian Colleague Accounts Receivable: Transfers 101 Would you like a greater understanding of the various transfer processes in Ellucian Colleague Accounts Receivable? If so, come join us for an in-depth review of credit balance, term, and AR Type transfers and their impact on AR balances. 1 Hour Presentation Loretta Clayton
EL253051 - Ellucian Colleague Accounts Receivable/Cash Receipts Birds of a Feather Come meet other attendees who are interested in Ellucian Colleague Accounts Receivable/Cash Receipts. Share your thoughts, exchange business cards, and make new friends. 45 Minutes Birds of a Feather Loretta Clayton
EL253060 - Improving Campus-wide Communications with Evisions Argos This session will discuss Blinn College’s use of Evisions Argos to improve how administrators communicate with faculty and staff. The presentation will look at the following five communications practices from Human Resources, Institutional Research, and other departments: 1) total compensation letters; 2) employee contracts; 3) student absence notifications; 4) enrollment reports; and 5) class rosters. Come see how Argos can be more than just a reporting tool. 45 Minutes Presentation Sean McDonald
Lillian Marshall
EL253062 - Introducing the Ellucian Customer Center: A New Customer Portal Experience In this session, Ellucian will review the new Customer Center that has replaced the Ellucian Hub and individual apps to provide a comprehensive customer portal. This live demo will focus on navigation and tips for using the Customer Center effectively to find information, documentation and training, or create and monitor Action Line cases and Cloud Services tickets, as well as actively monitor and contribute to our community. The session is designed for both new and experienced functional and technical users. 45 Minutes Presentation Sharon Weinberg
EL253070 - Ellucian Analytics at the University of La Verne: Successes, Challenges, and Best Practices The University of La Verne will share their roadmap to Ellucian Analytics and provide insights from being an early adopter, as well as their partnership with Ellucian during the implementation process. Learn about their successes, challenges, and best practices. 45 Minutes Presentation Andrey Campos
Todd Britton
Jacob Chandler
EL253074 - Using Algorithmic Packaging Rules for Scholarships to Recruit New Students In years past, both the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and Drexel University were tasked with providing scholarships in a more efficient and effective manner to eliminate the need for manual calculation and entry for new students. To accomplish this task, both universities utilized algorithmic rules to calculate, allocate, and award these scholarship and institutional grant funds. We will present how each school went about implementing, what pages and rules we used, why we went the route we did, and how we currently process. 45 Minutes Presentation Robert Green
Bruce Blackmon
David Marino
EL253077 - Finish Faster Online: Innovative Registration With Standards-Based APIs The Online Education Initiative (OEI) of the California Community Colleges has piloted a system that has enabled students from seven colleges, using three different SISs, to register for courses at each of the other institutions. OEI accomplished this with innovative product partners in real-time student data integration and intuitive and interactive course search and discovery services. Attendees will have an opportunity to view a live demo of the registration system and understand the details of the products used to accomplish this effort. 45 Minutes Panel Discussion Jay Field
Kiran Kodithala
Alicia Policinski
EL253079 - Improving the Employee Experience With Ellucian Workflow Hiring, onboarding, fast handling of approvals, and offboarding are some of the most critical processes a healthy institution needs to get and keep great employees. Ellucian Workflow can help streamline and automate how your HR team contributes to a modern, connected campus. 1 Hour Presentation Jacob Chandler
EL253095 - Ellucian eTranscripts Banner Technical Overview and Troubleshooting Tips This session will provide an overview of Ellucian eTranscripts technical implementation details and end-to-end process flow for an order request. This session will also include some important tips and tricks for troubleshooting the common issues found during processing. 1 Hour Presentation Vasanthi Ulaganathan
EL253097 - eTranscripts, Banner, and Bulk-Order Processing: Do It Yourself eTranscripts, Banner, and Bulk-Order Processing: Do It Yourself 45 Minutes Presentation Vasanthi Ulaganathan
EL253100 - Building Innovative Pages with Page Builder Ellucian Banner Page Builder provides the ability to develop single-page applications to augment and extend Banner Admin and Banner Self-Service functionality. In this session, we will review the use cases for Page Builder, discuss how to get started, and look at a few Page Builder examples. 45 Minutes Presentation Jacob Chandler
EL253104 - Ellucian Banner Student Registration Stress Test Student registration is one crucial event that happens less frequently, yet this event is considered a stressful time of year for some institutions with the increased number of students. In order to assess and have better visibility over the efficiency and capability of your Ellucian Banner environment when introducing changes, we suggest a stress test mechanism that embeds the procedures and tools so that institutions may eliminate risks such as registration delays or failure due to system load. 45 Minutes Presentation Maya Hajjar
Rabih Haidar
EL253107 - What You Don't Know About Colleague HR This session will introduce you to enhancements to base Colleague HR over the past 5–10 years. It will also highlight "did you know" best practices for managing your data and enhancement to optional models. It will finish with how you can keep up with enhancements and updates, and help answer any questions you may have. 1 Hour Presentation Victoria Ingram
EL253109 - Back to Basics: Colleague HR Best Practices This session serves as an introduction (or reintroduction) to the Colleague HR and payroll modules and will review Colleague-recommended practices for managing your employee data. This session is designed for staff who currently use the system and need a refresher as well, as well as new employees who may not be familiar with the system or may not have been involved in the original implementation. 45 Minutes Presentation Victoria Ingram
EL253119 - Creating Impact Through Grants How can collaboration between sponsored programs and advancement make a difference at your institution? Partnering an advancement office’s relationships with a grants office’s capacity-building resources through a structured process can enhance both institutional and research program activity. Over the past five years, Houston Baptist University has created synergy between Advancement and Grants resulting in over $15.5 million, allowing them to meet strategic goals by increasing Hispanic enrollment 12 percent and retention by 8 percent. Hear tips on engaging key players in the grants process, connecting faculty with undergraduates, and teaming up to increase proposal competitiveness. 45 Minutes Presentation Sandy Mooney
Sharla Trimm
Rebecca Antley
EL253127 - Ellucian PowerCampus Self-Service 9.0: Upgrading to Serve Our Students Better The redesign of Ellucian PowerCampus Self-Service is amazing! The change process focused on making the product better for our students, faculty, and staff. What will it take to make the new version available to your students? Come learn about the process we undertook at Metropolitan College of New York to assess and prepare for this new self-service experience. 45 Minutes Presentation Adrian Smith
EL253128 - Ellucian PowerCampus: Keeping It Running Smoothly Behind the Scenes Perform a task once equals ad-hoc. Perform a task twice equals time to automate. Metropolitan College of New York uses a series of automated tasks to keep Ellucian PowerCampus data clean. This session will introduce methods to clean up data and keep users notified of changes. 45 Minutes Presentation Adrian Smith
EL253130 - Upper Midwest Banner Users' Group This session is an opportunity to exchange information on current Ellucian Banner and related solutions and challenges. Guests will have an opportunity to learn about UMBUG membership and benefits. UMBUG is committed to collaboration and resource-sharing to solve common business problems, manage costs, and advocate effectively with Ellucian and, where appropriate, with other vendors. 45 Minutes User Group Meeting Philip Asgian
Tory Oelfke
EL253138 - New to Communities? Join a panel of your eCommunities captains for a lively conversation on what's new with eCommunities. This session has panelists from Ellucian Banner and Ellucian Colleague institutions who will also highlight key existing features to help you make the most out of eCommunities. Come for tips and tricks, and for some laughs and fun. 45 Minutes Panel Discussion Erica Austin
Lloyd Gray
Lance Hoover
Jean Dugo
EL253166 - Ellucian CRM Recruit: Using More Than the Basics Heriot-Watt University has recently implemented some key features of Ellucian CRM Recruit, as well as some of our own solutions to local requirements. We'll discuss how the Agent Portal has allowed us to work with agents in a much deeper way and allows them to have better oversight of their applicants; how the XCAS tool has allowed us to improve the integrations between CRM Recruit and Banner; and how the integration with SparkPost has given us the ability to run sophisticated campaigns with email metrics and unsubscribe requests being imported directly back into CRM Recruit. 1 Hour Presentation Chris Pirie
EL253171 - Helping Students Prepare Financially With Ellucian Colleague Self-Service Come and learn how Ellucian Colleague Financial Aid Self-Service and Ellucian Colleague Student Finance Self-Service enable your students to be better prepared to make important financial decisions regarding their future at your institution. This live demonstration will include an overview of Colleague Financial Aid Self-Service, financial aid's impact on the student bill, and the ability for a student to grant proxy access to a parent/guardian. 45 Minutes Presentation Jenny Huthman
EL253174 - Colleague Self-Service: Are You Using Everything You Own? With WebAdvisor moving out, Colleague Self-Service has moved in. Is your institution aware of all that Colleague Self-Service has to offer through your annual maintenance? Join us for an overview of Colleague Self-Service (where we've been, what we've done, and where we're going) along with a live demonstration. 45 Minutes Presentation Sarah Crook
Tracy Williams
EL253183 - Using Analytics for Major Gift Officer Portfolio Optimization Using actionable wealth and lifestyle insights, WealthEngine fuels highly-targeted campaigns that continuously deliver measured outcomes. The WealthEngine platform is powered by more than a half-trillion data points and uses proprietary learning science to create unique WE Profiles for more than 250 million people in the U.S. By elevating campaigns to the power of WE, our clients expand their audiences, decrease acquisition costs, and increase revenue, along with the lifetime value of their donors or customers. 45 Minutes Panel Discussion Jason Preston
EL253185 - PCI-EZ: Better Security and Less PCI Paperwork Data breaches aren’t going away. In fact, they are increasing, and higher education is becoming an increasingly attractive target. The mandatory processes and procedures designed to protect your institution and students can be costly and labor-intensive. PCI compliance is one of them. Join TouchNet to learn how schools took a PCI-EZ approach to compliance and were able to cut the time spent on PCI paperwork; reduce their PCI footprint; and deliver a better, more secure experience to their students and staff. 45 Minutes Presentation Ryan Audus
Michael Wilson
EL253187 - Aligning Strategy, Business Process, and CRM Advise An understanding of business processes is important for any software implementation. In this session learn how to align student success goals with the use of CRM Advise. Review some of the processes that may be enhanced by using a CRM, data considerations relevant to Advise, and ideas for promoting user adoption across campus. 45 Minutes Presentation Christy Thomson
EL253203 - Making the Most with Few Resources: Ellucian Analytics at Blinn College Are you lean on institutional research staff, IT staff, or business intelligence tools? Come hear how Ellucian Analytics helped one school to fill a hole in providing analytical data to the college community. We will share why we decided to pursue Ellucian Analytics in lieu of a data warehouse and how this tool supplements our existing reporting software. We will also talk about some of the ways we have been able to use Ellucian Analytics at the institution. 45 Minutes Presentation Lillian Marshall
EL253209 - Sponsor Billing in Ellucian Colleague Join this session to learn the basics of using Sponsor Billing in Ellucian Colleague. 45 Minutes Presentation Elizabeth Valdez
EL253212 - Implementation Considerations for Ellucian Colleague Time Entry Self-Service A panel of users from different size schools with different payroll cycles that have recently implemented Ellucian Colleague Time Entry Self-Service will share their experiences and answer your questions. 45 Minutes Panel Discussion Ashley Schad
Lisa Kopstein
EL253221 - Ellucian Colleague Self-Service: Earnings Statements, Tax Information, and Employee-maintained Content Come and see a live demonstration of the functionality now available in Ellucian Colleague Self-Service. Besides Time Entry and Banking, there are a number of features including employee-maintainable content. This session will cover Earnings Statements, Tax Information, Employee Demographics, and Emergency Information—and perhaps one or two new features currently in development. 45 Minutes Presentation Melanie Kennedy
Melanie Kennedy
EL253223 - Five in 45: Five Colleague HR/Payroll Topics in 45 Minutes Join us for this popular session covering five different topics in 45 minutes. Learn how you can create and maintain dates for just about anything you need in Colleague HR. Tech Doc Online is now available on the Ellucian Hub—and it is packed with valuable information. These are just two of the topics that will be covered. 45 Minutes Presentation Cynthia Coleman
EL253228 - Ellucian Colleague Position Control: Foundation for Position Budgeting This session will provide you with an overview of the Colleague Position Control module based on experiences from Contra Costa Community College District, a beta client who has been using the system since its inception. 45 Minutes Presentation Mary Chambers
EL253236 - The Journey to the Cloud: Transitioning to the Cloud With CRM Learn how to make the transition to the cloud and optimize CRM for the future! 45 Minutes Presentation Meggan Johnson
Dave Darnell
Christy Thomson
EL253238 - Banner Human Resources Re-implementation: One Year Done, Lots More to Go The University System of New Hampshire has been using Banner Human Resources for 15 years. Last year it was all about planning while our Ellucian consultants guided us through the process of re-engineering our business processes, reviewing customizations, and prioritizing our initiatives. This year it is all about execution and we’ve got our roadmap. We're following it to implement more efficient business processes and clean up data. We’ve made lots of headway but there is still more to be done. Come check out our progress. 45 Minutes Presentation Amanda Riecks-Kurshinsky
Judy Cushman
EL253245 - Ellucian Banner Payroll Cycle Migration: From Two to One, It Can Be Done At the University System of New Hampshire (USNH), we've been running two bi-weekly payrolls for 15 years. This spring we will be migrating to one payroll. We will share our challenges and successes. It's not as hard as you might think. A move requires thoughtful analysis and critical thinking for solid decision making, support at all levels (functional owners to CEOs), and careful planning and commitment across all areas of the organization (HR, IT, finance, etc.). 45 Minutes Presentation Amanda Riecks-Kurshinsky
Judy Cushman
EL253250 - Ellucian CRM Strategy and Vision Come discover Ellucian CRM, the full constituent lifecycle solution designed specifically for recruiting and admissions, student success, and advancement, development, and fundraising. Join us as we discuss where we've come from and where we're going. We'll talk about the challenges of transformation, the evolution of today’s engagement economy, and how to ensure that you're getting the most out of your solution—whether it's CRM Recruit, CRM Advise, Degree Works, or CRM Advance. 45 Minutes Presentation Wayne Holt
Kimberly Bloomston
Nathan Bills
EL253265 - DIY Constituent Engagement: Easy Online Giving and Event Registration with CRM Advance See how constituents can engage with your institution using the online constituent experience in CRM Advance. Whether using the site to browse and register for events, or to make a donation, your visitors will enjoy ease of use, and your institution will appreciate the seamless integration with CRM Advance. Our sites are fully customizable, from color schemes to settings governing sign-on requirements. 45 Minutes Presentation Nancy Bryant
EL253274 - Disruption and Delight: Engaging Alumni and Donors with Digital Content Growing class sizes. Shrinking donor participation numbers. Diminishing affinity. Pressure to increase the alumni engagement percentage? What is an alumni relations and annual giving program to do? Join this session to learn how McMaster University is working to delight their alumni and donors with content, programming, and engagement segmentation to increase alumni engagement and dollars raised. 45 Minutes Presentation Karen McQuigge
EL253298 - 19 Years Later: Ellucian Banner HR Revitalization Dalhousie University implemented Ellucian Banner HR in 1999 as a solution to process payroll. For nearly 20 years, it remained primarily a payroll-processing system, as we had not taken advantage of the HR capabilities. Ultimately, the lack of detailed HR data had multiple impacts on the university, including the inability to report on key metrics and many labor-intensive workarounds required to collect the data. This session will look at how we approached this revitalization project and started taking advantage of all that Banner HR has to offer. 1 Hour Presentation Anette Petersen
Ken MacDermid
Jasmine Walsh
EL253316 - Extend the Capabilities of the New Ellucian PowerCampus Self-Service This session will provide information on how to extend the functionality of Ellucian PowerCampus Self-Service and how to brand your experience. 45 Minutes Presentation Ivonne Ruiz
Edith Varela
EL253318 - Configure the new Ellucian PowerCampus Self-Service 9 In this session, we'll demonstrate the different configurations available for Ellucian PowerCampus Self-Service 9. 1 Hour Presentation Ivonne Ruiz
Edith Varela
EL253324 - Ellucian PowerCampus Connected There are many ways to integrate Ellucian PowerCampus with other applications. Join this session to learn about the different options institutions have to achieve an integrated campus. 45 Minutes Presentation José Castillo
EL253506 - Planning for Success: Using Enterprise Architecture in Institution Planning Institutions are experiencing increased demands from constituents regarding budget, accountability, and user experience. Learn how Ellucian is partnering with institutions to use enterprise architecture principles to respond to these demands and achieve success. 45 Minutes Presentation Gabriel Garcia Orjuela
Gustavo Piedrahita
EL253521 - ADA University: A Transformational Strategy for Comprehensive Change ADA University required integrated systems for data-driven decision-making to connect student, financial, and human resources information. ADA identified Ellucian’s Banner products in SIS, Finance, and HR. The comprehensive review and change of business processes was fundamental to this transformational endeavor. Integrated systems and cloud data storage promoted efficient technological support, led to cross-functional human resource training and development, and enhanced data availability and services to faculty, staff, and students. 45 Minutes Presentation Galib Mammad
Rovshana Samadova
EL253525 - The Need for Data Governance: Data Clean Up for Ellucian Analytics This presentation will discuss the importance of data governance and how to tackle data clean up in preparation for an Ellucian Analytics implementation. 45 Minutes Presentation Chinelo Ezeka
EL253538 - My Name (Preferred Name) Implementation at Grand Valley State University Grand Valley State University recently went live with the collection of a preferred first name and preferred last name in SSB, as well as a Banner Workflow approval process and storage of the data in INB. Representatives from IT, HR and student areas will share an overview of the implementation (testing, lessons learned, etc.), communications, and the current process, and will also touch on plans for upcoming phases. 45 Minutes Presentation Ruthanne Griffin
Daniel Vainner
Brian Snyder
EL253540 - Generation Z: Strategies for Engaging Today's Learners Generation Z has been called the "most diverse generation in modern American history." These learners have unique expectations about their college experience—from the way they're recruited to how they learn in the classroom to their engagement in campus life. This session will provide an overview of Generation Z, highlighting research from the recent study by The Chronicle of Higher Education. Additionally, facilitators will share strategies for engaging these learners in recruitment, engagement, and learning. 45 Minutes Presentation Jennifer Latino
Tim Coley
EL253553 - Training Your Staff Join with others responsible for training staff at their institutions to compare notes and share strategies that work. 45 Minutes Birds of a Feather Liane Davis
Steven Cavin
EL253557 - Get More Value From Your Content: Enterprise Integrations With Hyland • With data scattered in different systems, it’s hard to know what you don’t know – and nearly impossible to use that information to maximize the value of your investment. • Learn how Fordham University and Montgomery County Community College integrated Hyland solutions (Perceptive Content and OnBase) with Ellucian systems using Ethos and other methods to increase efficiency, protect sensitive data, and create better student interactions in transcript processing, invoice & expense, financial aid, and many other campus processes. 45 Minutes Panel Discussion Amy Roberson
Mary Beaver
Shaya Phillips
EL253561 - Authentication and Authorization on Ellucian PowerCampus Self-Service 9 In this session, you will learn how to manage users, roles, authorization, and navigation. You'll also learn how to configure the different authentication options of Ellucian PowerCampus Self-Service 9. 45 Minutes Presentation Edith Varela
Ivonne Ruiz
EL253562 - Ellucian PowerCampus Self-Service and the New Ellucian Design System Come to this session to learn about the new Ellucian Design System 2.0 and how it is implemented in the self-service UI. 45 Minutes Presentation Ivonne Ruiz
Edith Varela
EL253565 - On-demand Training: Ellucian's Best Kept Secret Have you heard about Ellucian’s on-demand training? Products covered include most Ellucian offerings, all packaged in learning paths for ease of consumption in this subscription library of courses and lessons. Come learn about the more than 4,000 lessons and print-outs available to you, many having been recently updated, and more being added regularly. See a demonstration, hear about what’s offered, and ask questions of an Education Services representative. Learn how to use this training resource to benefit your institution. 45 Minutes Presentation Liane Davis
EL253569 - What’s in It for Me? The Joys of Being an Ellucian Beta-Testing Site Ever wonder what it takes to beta-test new features in Ellucian Colleague and Self-Service? Come join Lewis-Clark State College and Contra Costa Community College District as they explain the benefits of collaborating with Ellucian to test upcoming quality releases and features. We'll examine the costs and benefits from the IT and end-user perspectives. Use our lessons learned to help you decide if being an early adopter could be advantageous for you. 45 Minutes Presentation Joan Bowen
Daniel Abbott
EL253571 - Implementing Ellucian CRM Advance Using Agile In this presentation, we will discuss using Agile development processes to manage two different types of implementation: 1) A full-blown process design with 30 data feeds, document management integration, and re-design of 100-plus reports. 2) A feature-by-feature design and delivery of critical functionality of an exiting implementation in order to realize the benefits of the CRM, Scrum, Kanban, and SAFe concepts and tools will be discussed. 45 Minutes Presentation Kathie Larsen
Chris Pipkins
EL253575 - Colleague FA, Ask the Experts Join us for an opportunity to share your feedback and ask Ellucian and Colleague Financial Aid users questions regarding your processing challenges. 45 Minutes Panel Discussion Michelle Taylor
EL253584 - Transferology™: Exploring College Transfer Made Easy Since Transferology launched four years ago, more than 1 million students from all 50 states and 177 countries have searched to see how their courses transfer. The Transferology network provides students on-demand access to your transfer information and gives your school insight on the students looking to transfer into your school. Recruiting just one transfer student with Transferology can more than justify the entire year’s subscription. Join us to learn more about Transferology. 45 Minutes Presentation Melani Pratt
EL253587 - What's New With Ellucian Banner Document Management Please join us to kick off Ellucian Live 2019 with all things Ellucian Banner Document Management (BDM). We'll cover the 2019 roadmaps, introduce our team members, and highlight all the new and exciting things you can expect from Ellucian regarding BDM. 45 Minutes Presentation Kartik Suryanarayan
Kristy Elliott
EL253588 - Leverage Ellucian CRM Advance to Increase Prospect Development Efficiencies In this session, learn how the University of Denver (DU) has used Ellucian CRM Advance to centralize core prospect development functions while increasing process efficiencies in the areas of prospect research, portfolio management, and proposal pipelines. 45 Minutes Presentation Michael Lasala
Susan Haymore
EL253594 - Functional Overview of Banner Document Management APIs. This session will cover all functional aspects of Banner Document Management (BDM) APIs and CRM product integration with BDM using BDM APIs (Ellucian CRM Recruit implementation, Ellucian CRM Advance implementation, and AIP as examples), and so on. 45 Minutes Presentation Kartik Suryanarayan
Kristy Elliott
EL253597 - An Ellucian CRM Advise Story: Using CRM Advise at Eastern Iowa Community College Join this session to learn how a large, multi-campus community college has incorporated Ellucian CRM Advise into its advising model. This session will go over both the successes and roadblocks that Eastern Iowa Community College (EICC) has had with the rollout and continued use of CRM Advise. Additionally, attendees will gain insight into how EICC created a series of training materials to not only assist with user adaption, but also to enhance usability in the long term. 45 Minutes Presentation Kristen Stradt-Johnson
Christy Thomson
EL253619 - Leverage Page Builder in Ellucian Banner Admin We will show you how to enable Ellucian Banner Admin security for Page Builder pages, integrate pages with Application Navigator, and configure a home page for each Page Builder page. Ellucian is continuing to enhance Page Builder and we will provide details of how to use all the latest Page Builder features in this session. 45 Minutes Presentation Cindy Szkaradnik
Kevin Butler
EL253758 - The Road To Automating and Streamlining Applicant Document Intake (Ellucian Banner) in this session, we'll review the first phase of the University of Texas at San Antonio’s (UTSA) document intake project for freshmen. They'll talk about the collaboration with one of their partners (Parchment, Inc.) to streamline their freshman document receivables intake process. UTSA went from a manual process to a hands-free automation process for incoming documents that updates Ellucian Banner INB and Self-Service checklists and image/indexes documents to BDMS as well. This has enabled them to shift focus to the admission of their freshman population. 45 Minutes Presentation Crystal Harris-Harlaux
Mercedes Elias
EL253775 - Ellucian Banner Admin Navigation Tips and Tricks Whether you use Ellucian Banner every day, or only a few times a month, this session is for you. If you find some aspects of navigation maddening, this session is designed for you. It is possible to navigate Banner Admin using keystrokes, and there are a myriad of features that make Banner more user friendly. Rediscover features that will make you more efficient and effective. 45 Minutes Presentation Antonio Trepesowsky
EL253805 - Colleague Self-Service: The Journey Continues Join us as Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles shares their planned-for and executed roll out of Colleague Self-Service. Understand the planning, order, and priorities needed to successfully start the move away from WebAdvisor to using Self-Service as the main self-service access point. This presentation will feature an update from MSMU and a live demonstration of many available Self-Service features. 45 Minutes Presentation Shannon Shank
Joe Fisher
EL253841 - The Developer Path to Ellucian PowerCampus Self-Service 9.0.0 Come and learn about how to move your customized ASPX pages to MVC and EDS and the intricacies along the way. 45 Minutes Presentation Edith Varela
Ivonne Ruiz
EL253851 - The New Ellucian PowerCampus Self-Service 9.0 Experience This session will focus on the transformed Ellucian PowerCampus Self-Service, how it improves workflows, and the ease of usage on any device. 45 Minutes Presentation Angelica Oropeza
EL253852 - Ellucian PowerCampus 1098-T: The Journey Into Box 1 Reporting This session provides a walkthrough of the latest changes in Ellucian PowerCampus related to the regulatory changes from the IRS and the updates to the 1098-T forms. 45 Minutes Presentation Angelica Oropeza
Carol Dandary
EL253853 - The Power of Action Rules in Ellucian PowerCampus Automate your day with Ellucian PowerCampus' action rules. Come to this session to learn the benefits of action rules in your institution's processes. 45 Minutes Presentation Angelica Oropeza
Carol Dandary
EL253951 - Ellucian PowerCampus: How-to Panel This discussion will be a live version of the eCommunities question and answer format. Join a panel of your colleagues from member schools to discuss both your issues and solutions as Ellucian PowerCampus users. Your functional and technical questions will fuel our discussion. 45 Minutes Panel Discussion Chad Strunk
Aaron Kyger
EL254023 - Measuring and Forecasting Advancement Campaigns with Ellucian Analytics Learn how to leverage the power of your advancement data using Ellucian Analytics. Come find out how your Ellucian CRM Advance data can help key stakeholders access, understand, and evaluate advancement data from multiple perspectives with this SaaS solution with pre-built strategic analytics to evaluate and ensure the success of your advancement initiatives. 1 Hour Presentation Andrew Miller
EL254025 - Understanding and Forecasting Budget Trends with Ellucian Analytics Understand the power of and gain insights into your finance data using Ellucian Analytics. Learn how your Banner Finance or Colleague Finance budget data can unlock insights for key stakeholders through budget analysis and forecasting capabilities available in this SaaS solution and its suite of prebuilt analytics. 45 Minutes Presentation Andrew Miller
Jason Fishbein
EL254036 - Interpreting Workforce Management Demands with Ellucian Analytics Understanding your workforce now and over time is key to strategic planning to ensure you're understanding trends and events that can impact the success of your institution and its initiatives. Learn how your human resources data can unlock insights for key stakeholders through pre-built analytic tiles with Ellucian Analytics that support succession planning, termination, and new-hire trends. 45 Minutes Presentation Andrew Miller
EL254038 - Ellucian Colleague and Ellucian Ethos: Enabling and Managing Your Integrations As your institution adopts Ellucian Ethos, new approaches for managing and securing your integrations that rely on Colleague become available. This session will dive into the details of a new approach and tools to enable it. 1 Hour Presentation Steve Magnusson
Mark Bolembach
EL254062 - Let Your Campus Card System Be Your Guide to Student Success When considering the next step in your campus card strategy, the impact it will have on the daily lives of your students and staff must be at the top of the list. A mobile, integrated, and secure system are all crucial factors, but what does this mean to you? In this session, you'll learn from TouchNet experts how OneCard VIP delivers real-time information and data that help leaders make informed decisions, enhance campus access and security, and improve operational efficiency—all while protecting your institution and students. 45 Minutes Presentation Micah Tremain
EL254068 - MyWSSU: 99 Problems But the Portal Ain't One Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) determined the student population needed a robust single sign-on solution that also serves as a one-stop-shop. The student population identified concerns regarding simplifying how they accessed resources and performed routine tasks. The conclusion: the adoption of Ellucian Portal (EP). WSSU embraced EP as a gateway solution to student apps for communication and productivity. The presentation focuses on the journey of implementing EP at WSSU—the problems, the struggle, the victory, and the evolution. 45 Minutes Presentation Tarina Whitfield
Laura Huff
Kenneth Bulls
EL254079 - Cloud Options: To SaaS or Not to SaaS This session will provide an overview of the reasons to move your on-premise implementation of Ellucian Banner or Ellucian Colleague to the cloud. During this session, the Ellucian Professional Services team will review the options available to move to the Ellucian cloud, as well as the advantages and limitations inherent in each option. This session is intended for senior-level staff looking to understand the advantages of moving to the cloud. 45 Minutes Presentation Erik Schwarz
EL254081 - Ellucian Ethos APIs: A Guide to Ethos Standards In this session, we will discuss the Ellucian Ethos API standards and how to apply them. First, we will discuss the need for standards and how Ellucian manages them for the Ethos platform. Next, we will review the published standards so you can better understand the topics and organization. Lastly, since they apply to all systems in the Ethos landscape (both Authoritative Source and Subscribers), we will then explore how the standards should be used throughout your development and implementation process—no matter what role you play. 45 Minutes Presentation Steve Dorfmeister
Manasa Srinath
EL254083 - Developing an Ellucian Banner Admin Page in Page Builder Our university has thousands of records from students who attended before Ellucian Banner was active. These students request transcripts or reprinting of their degree(s). To make it easier, these records were converted to (2) Oracle tables with an Oracle Form. This solution will not operate in Banner 9, so Ellucian Banner Page Builder, with the ability to access the page through Application Navigator, was the perfect solution. This presentation will cover the building of this page, tips, and lessons learned. Note: Some knowledge of CSS and HTML is helpful. 45 Minutes Presentation Vadra Rowley
EL254246 - Banner Student and Accounts Receivable Around the World: A Global Look at What's New Join us as we travel across the globe to explore the exciting land of Ellucian Banner Student and Accounts Receivable! Learn what we have been working on to support customers around the world. We’ll explore what has been recently released as well as upcoming improvements. 45 Minutes Presentation Emily Panzica
EL254249 - Payments Made Simple at Millersville University Data breaches are up, budgets are down, and you’re still expected to deliver an A+ payments experience. Impossible? Not at all. Hear how Millersville University did just that by delivering a simplified payments experience that bolstered security, expanded their payment options, and lowered costs. Plus, we’ll share new research on students and parents about the new payment options they say will reduce their worries, eliminate late payments, and answer their questions before they even call. 45 Minutes Panel Discussion Tom Gavin
Bob Zwarycz
Imre Gajari
Marc Sczesnak
EL254251 - New Payments Portal for Ellucian Banner Solution Showcase: Students want payment methods that fit their lifestyles, and if you’re not offering them, you could be inviting late payments, complaints, and a loss of trust. With this exciting new payments portal for Ellucian Banner clients, you can combine tuition payments and payment plans into one easy-to-use interface, with easy customization and branding opportunities. Plus, we’ll show how you can benefit from the mobile-first design and industry-leading security that comes at a lower price. 15 Minutes Solution Showcase Marc Sczesnak
EL254253 - Powering Insights: Ellucian CRM Recruit and Ellucian Analytics Visualizing prospect and applicant data is key to interpreting enrollment trends at your institution. Ellucian CRM Recruit provides user-based dashboards and Advanced Finds for tactical and day-to-day operations. Ellucian Analytics, however, offers deeper insights and enables you to better understand your data and develop effective recruitment strategies. This session will demonstrate how CRM Recruit and Ellucian Analytics work together using the Ellucian Ethos framework and how new insights may be gained by visualizing your recruitment data. 45 Minutes Presentation Andrew Miller
James Delacruz
EL254259 - Play by the Rules: An Adventure in Ellucian Colleague Rule Writing Ellucian Colleague Financial Aid uses rules to allow you the most flexibility when setting up your system. Learn how the FA Files and architecture flow into the elements of rule writing, ACYR files, and computed columns. Come see an overview of how rules are written, from the basic elements used to the various steps needed to write rules. We will show the necessary mnemonics needed for rule writing and testing your rules within Colleague! Learn how to properly set up rules to allow Colleague FA to better support your institution. 45 Minutes Presentation Sheri Johnson
EL254266 - Ellucian Banner Enrollment Reporting Enhancements Check out the new functionality for collecting and reporting program enrollment dates for Ellucian Banner Enrollment Reporting. Learn how the new functionality works, and how the data is collected for reporting using the Clearinghouse Extract Process (SFRNSLC) and the NSLDS SSCR Process (SFRSSCR). We will briefly review current functionality and discuss what to consider before implementing the optional reporting methods. 45 Minutes Presentation Emily Panzica
Diane Horner
EL254286 - Colleague Reporting and Operating Analytics (CROA): Learn How to Bring Additional Data into the Operational Data Store SQL Database In this session, we will cover how to bring data into the operational data store database from an MS Access data source, as well as how to build a custom universe so Colleague Reporting and Operating Analytics (CROA) can be used as the reporting tool for that data. Linfield College's Institutional Research department has an extensive Access database that contains 10 years’ worth of cleaned Ellucian Colleague data that we moved over to a SQL database. 45 Minutes Presentation Vernon Johnson
EL254288 - SUNY Collaborative Reporting (SCR) SUNY Collaborative Reporting (SCR) is a joint initiative among State University of New York campuses and the Student Information and Campus Administrative Systems (SICAS) Center. SCR consists of a series of database views and a framework that allows for customization and maintenance of those views, embracing the fact that institutions use Ellucian Banner differently. Reports built upon the SCR framework developed by any of the campuses can be easily shared with any other campus. Collaboration on new views and reports has been fostered by regular gatherings—in person and online—to great success. 45 Minutes Presentation Todd Evans
Robert Brown
EL254290 - Institute of Higher Education Policy (IHEP) and Ellucian: Driving Student Success with the Postsecondary Metrics Framework Join the Institute of Higher Education Policy (IHEP) and Ellucian for a discussion on a groundbreaking framework designed to help you translate data into key metrics that can help you proactively drive student success and measure performance, efficiency, and equity. Learn how more transparency and accuracy in data can give you the information you need to answer important questions about college access, progression, and completion. 45 Minutes Presentation Tamar Epstein
Amanda Roberson
EL254314 - Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: Self-Service Success through Collaboration At Wake Technical Community College, we created a Self-Service Team of cross-departmental stakeholders who meet regularly to test, deploy, configure, and dream. Through regular meetings and prioritized implementations, we've improved the planning and registration experience for our students, advisors, and staff. Come hear how we incorporate user feedback and data into our decision-making process as we seek to implement (and sometimes configure) new and existing Self-Service features. 45 Minutes Presentation Holly Swart
Christian Rossetti
Sheila Abercrombie
EL254315 - Using Ellucian Workflow to Reimagine Business Processes In this presentation, we will give an overview of Ellucian Workflow and demonstrate one of its key features: launching an event-driven workflow based on triggers in your ERP application. For decades, Becker College used the same paper-driven manual process to create student user names. Now, students don't have to wait days on end to receive a letter in the mail. Our IT department worked with the business units to develop an event-based/triggered workflow that will reach our tech-savvy students before they even set foot on campus! 45 Minutes Presentation Heather Pecoraro
Jeffrey Butera
Anna E. Croop
Daniel Gondek
EL254321 - Banner and Ethos: Enabling and Managing Your Integrations As your institution adopts Ellucian Ethos, new approaches for managing and securing your integrations that rely on Banner become available. This session will dive into the details of a new approach and tools to enable it. 1 Hour Presentation Manasa Srinath
Steve Dorfmeister
EL254322 - Simplifying API Management The Ethos API Management Center delivers an intuitive experience, easing the burden of enabling your Ethos APIs. In this session you'll learn how to take advantage of its features to help your Ethos projects take flight. 45 Minutes Presentation Manasa Srinath
EL254330 - The Decision Is In: Application Reviews in Ellucian CRM Recruit From automated review assignment to customizable read sheets, application reviews have evolved in Ellucian CRM Recruit. In this session, Recruit experts will demystify the application review process and provide attendees with a precise method for implementing in Recruit—one that can be easily reproduced. 45 Minutes Presentation Jessica Connaghan
EL254365 - Migrating Colleague to the Cloud: Journey to Success with Ellucian and AWS Do you want to learn how to ready your campus community for a successful migration to the Ellucian Higher Education Cloud on AWS? Come and listen to our successful journey as we discuss how we engaged the campus community, built an excellent partnership with Ellucian, invested in our business processes, implemented a systematic approach to project management, and saved our college over a million dollars. 45 Minutes Presentation Linda Wu
Monty Bobbitt
Tom Glaser
Lauraly Dubois
EL254366 - Ellucian Colleague Self-Service Financial Aid: Tips and Tricks Tricks, tips, and rules you can use to make Ellucian Colleague Self-Service Financial Aid work for you and give your students information at their fingertips. 45 Minutes Presentation Dawny Kringel
Karen Statler
EL254380 - Streamlining Financial Aid From A-Z: Colleague Self-Service and the Process Handler Limited staff? Enormous workload? Getting lost in the endless sea of processes (ISIM, IART, SBGT, CRA, PCB, PKCR, BEVL, NTIV, FCVR...)? Learn how to use Ellucian Colleague Self-Service and the Process Handler to automate and streamline your office. Let the system do the heavy lifting for you. 1 Hour Presentation caesar niglio
EL254381 - Providing Duty of Care for Overseas Travelers Universities active with internationalization efforts may have faculty, staff, and students in any corner of the world at any given time. Administrators recognize that they have an obligation to provide “duty of care” to all of their travelers, especially in times of emergency or crisis. For this reason, the University of Georgia implemented a travel registry program utilizing Terra Dotta software, integrated with their Ellucian Banner SIS. This session will review the benefits of this registry both from an administrative and a risk mitigation perspective. 45 Minutes Presentation Kerry Geffert
Yana Cornish
EL254384 - 20/20: Ellucian Workflow Implementation in Hindsight Converting business processes from manual to automated and from paper to digital can save your employees a lot of work in the future—but getting there is not a straightforward or easy job. In this session, I'll review the Ellucian Workflow implementation I was a part of this past fall. I'll highlight what preparation we’re glad we did, what we shouldn’t have done (or could have gotten by without), and what we wish we had known or done ahead of time. 1 Hour Presentation Adam Snell
EL254387 - Ellucian Banner Student Roadmap Come see what's new with Ellucian Banner Student and learn what's planned for the future. 45 Minutes Presentation Amy Gaines
Rick Skeel
EL254390 - Measuring and Forecasting the Success of Guided Pathways Programs This session will cover how Ellucian Analytics can help institutions measure guided pathways programs and other student success initiatives. 45 Minutes Presentation Andrew Miller
Jason Fishbein
EL255338 - Strategic Planning for Your Grants Office External grant funding is essential when deploying an institution’s mission and strategic plan, providing critical resources for student and faculty support. Planning must include the data collection and analysis and consider cross-departmental functions that allow alignment of the grants strategic plan with institutional priorities and result in resources to fund technology, student services, equipment, faculty development, and research. Join us to learn how to plan strategically for developing competitive proposals that effectively use data to tell a compelling story and engage multiple departments across the institution to generate collaboration and revenue. 45 Minutes Presentation Rebecca Antley
Becca Polar
EL255367 - Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Big Data: Taking Predictive Analytics to the Next Level Wouldn't it be nice if data could not only tell you what is happening at your institution but also predict what will happen without your even having to ask? In this session, Ellucian will share how we are looking at the latest technologies and artificial intelligence to transform how you use data to make informed decisions and answer questions you didn't even know you should be asking. 45 Minutes Panel Discussion Tamar Epstein
Brian Knotts
EL255387 - Design and Process to Implement Living-Learning Communities (LLC) Designation in Banner Join this session to learn about our school's successes and challenges in implementing a comprehensive LLC program for first-year students in Ellucian Banner. Topics will include: descriptions of the setups we designed, codes of LLC groups, custom table and automatic processes to create the students LLC attribute, how we introduced the academic scheduler to add the LLC code to section records, and preceptors to manage the LLC students for enrolling in registering classes and housing assignment. 1 Hour Presentation Linda Wu
EL255449 - Sending Satisfactory Academic Progress Notices by Mail “Yep, that’s the way our administrator likes it—every student needs to get a personalized letter in the mail. It takes us forever!” If this sounds like you, this session was designed with you in mind. Learn how to use one correspondence for every scenario. Using rules, we'll cover how to create one document that can be personalized but won't take several days to generate. 45 Minutes Presentation Karen Statler
EL255502 - The IT Transformation: Is Your Institution Ready for 'Self-Serve IT'? The University of New Brunswick (UNB) is leveraging Ellucian's self-service offering to support its community-driven, responsive IT governance model. Not only is self-service designed to place daily processes in the hands of students, faculty, and staff, it's also designed to enable super-users to perform site administration tasks traditionally performed by IT. Is your IT department and campus ready for this shift? We'll talk about UNB's journey towards an empowered campus and the organizational change impacts that UNB is navigating both inside IT and with campus. 45 Minutes Presentation Heather Ongo
EL255510 - Automating Higher Ed With Ellucian Workflow Ellucian Workflow can help any campus be more streamlined and productive. Come to this session to learn about common use cases and find out how institutions of many different sizes are using Ellucian Workflow to keep the everyday campus processes flowing. 45 Minutes Presentation Olivia Moncayo
Ben Morley
EL255522 - Design and Structure Academic Programs to Support BBAY In this session, we'll share the challenges, complexities, and solutions involved in implementing Borrower-Based Academic Year (BBAY) across multiple aid years and enrollment load. 45 Minutes Presentation Emily Sillcocks
Chris Pamulapati
EL255527 - What's New with Ellucian Travel and Expense Management Join us to learn what's new in Elllucian Travel and Expense Management powered by Chrome River. We are excited to share new features and functions you can take advantage of to modernize your travel and expense management on campus today. 1 Hour Presentation Jim Prouty
Mandy Neske
Greg Allworth
EL255530 - What's New with Ellucian Invoice Join us to learn what's new in Ellucian Invoice powered by Chrome River. Do you have invoices entering campus at different locations? Are you concerned with late payments to vendors? Do you spend hours chasing paper documents? If you answered YES to any of these questions, this session is for you. 45 Minutes Presentation Dan Humbert
Mandy Neske
EL255535 - What's New with Ellucian Purchase Join us to learn what's new in Ellucian Purchase powered by ESM. This solution is the newest addition to the Ellucian Spend Management Suite and provides the ability to request goods and services, create purchase orders, and complete receiving documents when delivered, and is all integrated through the Ellucian Ethos platform. Join us to learn more. 45 Minutes Presentation Dan Humbert
Anthony Rotoli
Rich Foley
EL255541 - Best Practices for Implementing Ellucian Purchase powered by ESM The future of spend management is here (literally, in this session), and you can get yourself "here" faster than you think. Learn about best practices from ESM and Swarthmore College. Learn how they achieve rapid deployment, rapid rollout, rapid adoption, and rapid returns. 45 Minutes Presentation Robert Lopresti
Rich Foley
Anthony Rotoli
EL255543 - All About Integration: Ellucian Purchase Leverages Ellucian Ethos In this session, you will learn how Ellucian Purchase is using Ellucian Ethos integration and Ethos Data Model APIs to integrate with Ellucian Banner and Ellucian Colleague much faster and more cost effectively to meet your procurement and accounts payable needs. Ellucian and ESM will present the results of their joint development efforts to modernize the Integration for Spend Management functionality with the Ethos platform. 45 Minutes Presentation Eric Van Reuter
Rich Foley
EL255544 - Save Time and Money with Ellucian Travel and Expense Management and Ellucian Invoice Join us for a discussion around operational efficiency and learn what type of return on investment you can expect with a greener footprint and time savings gained by implementing Ellucian Travel and Expense Management and Ellucian Invoice, part of the Ellucian Spend Management Suite. 45 Minutes Presentation Lorrie Black
ROBIN HANSELMAN
EL255555 - New and Improved: Best Practices for Implementing Ellucian Travel and Expense Management and Ellucian Invoice Come and learn the latest and greatest in best practices for implementing Ellucian Travel and Expense Management and Ellucian Invoice, powered by Chrome River. Updated content includes ideas for change management. 45 Minutes Presentation Kelly Causey
Rebecca Johnson
EL255558 - Ethos Integration with Ellucian Financial Management and Chrome River Come see the progress of Ellucian Ethos integration between the Ellucian financial management solutions (Banner Finance and Colleague Finance) and Chrome River. 45 Minutes Presentation Mark Bolembach
Rebecca Johnson
Kris Endaya
Young Chul Kim
EL255575 - Birds of a Feather: Centralization vs. Decentralization of Human Resources This Birds of a Feather (BOF) session will focus discussion on the centralization versus decentralization of human resources. Conversations will include topics such as shared services and service centers. This will be a system-neutral conversation and will focus on HR strategy and value added to an organization. All Banner Human Resources and Colleague HR customers are welcome to engage in this lively discussion. 45 Minutes Birds of a Feather Shanna Dement
Joanette Freeman
EL255608 - Bespoke Philanthropy: Building Champions Through Interest Scoring With the goal of furthering the philanthropic interests of our supporters, we seek to further align them with initiatives that resonate with them on a personal level. The session will explore our supporter segmentation which leverages dynamic affinity, capacity, and interest scores to gain an understanding of supporters’ engagement with the school, their interests, and their ability to give. This provides us with the opportunity to identify individuals who have a propensity to support particular areas, and approach them with bespoke requests. 45 Minutes Presentation John Gormaly
John McKay
Karen McQuigge
EL255609 - Advance SIG (Special Interest Group) An opportunity to hear the latest from the Advance SIG, share ideas for future webinars and presentations, brainstorm solutions to common problems, discuss changes and enhancement requests, and learn more about participating in the Advance SIG. Come hear from some of your fellow Ellucian Advance users. We'd love to meet you. 45 Minutes User Group Meeting Amelia Ketzle
EL255613 - Ellucian CRM Advance One Year After Go-live We’ve been in your shoes, and we are here to act as your guides. In this session, you will learn how to create a framework to design and deliver a successful post-go-live CRM strategy. Join us as we walk you through successfully planning your organization’s Ellucian CRM Advance implementation. We’ll share recommendations for progressing from go-live to steady state and ways to transition to the optimization phase. You will hear the do’s and don’ts, discover best practices, and learn techniques that will transform your workforce into empowered end-users. 45 Minutes Presentation Mark Koenig
Vivek Narendra
EL255713 - Leveraging Ellucian Ethos Integration with Ellucian Talent Management Suite Join us for an update on Ethos integration for Ellucian Talent Management Suite, powered by Cornerstone, where we will focus on our initial project to support the new-hire process. 45 Minutes Presentation Mark Bolembach
Khalid Ismail
EL255870 - Automating Student ACH and Check Refunds for Maximum Efficiency Join the University of California Riverside as we share best practices for creating check/e-check and ACH refunds by utilizing baseline Banner functionality, specific requirements, and a well-planned process flow managed on a job scheduler. 45 Minutes Presentation Joshua Hoerger
EL255875 - Bulletproof Your Oracle PL/SQL Applications Is your test data too old to test with? Think database code is impossible to test? Think test-driven development (TDD) is just for Java developers? Find out how to bring your code quality to the highest level by applying industry-recognized unit testing practices to your Oracle PL/SQL applications, without the need for constant data refreshes. We'll walk through some test-driven development principles, and a demo using Ellucian Banner data APIs. 45 Minutes Presentation Michael Tessier
EL255876 - What's New with Banner Finance It's been a busy year in Banner Finance with lots to show and tell. Hear about the latest updates to Banner Finance and Banner Finance Self-Service. You won't be disappointed. 45 Minutes Presentation David Court
Colin Turnbull
EL255887 - BusinessObjects: Web Intelligence Reporting at the University of West Alabama—Simple to Complex The focus of this presentation will be how the University of West Alabama uses Colleague Reporting and Operating Analytics (CROA) and BusinessObjects Web Intelligence for all their reporting needs. The National Student Clearinghouse Reverse Transfer setup and reporting will be presented along with other innovative ways to leverage Ellucian Colleague and BusinessObjects for reporting. 45 Minutes Presentation Paul Stewart
EL255896 - Focus Group Discussion: Ellucian PowerCampus Upgrade Strategy and Schedule Forum to allow Ellucian PowerCampus customers to discuss current issues and possible solutions for managing PowerCampus upgrades and the Ellucian delivery schedule for major, minor, and patch releases. 45 Minutes User Group Meeting Deb Wilson
Paul Connelly
EL255898 - Hard Questions With No Easy Answers: Helping Faculty Prepare for Change It's no secret that Ellucian Colleague Student Planning requires a different kind of mentality than what WebAdvisor required—and it's no secret that faculty aren't always enthusiastic supporters of change. Come hear how Carleton College engaged faculty in the difficult but meaningful conversations (some of which may have involved comic books) around process and policy changes that our small, private liberal arts college needed to have in order to think about what it means to bring Student Planning and Self-Service online. 1 Hour Presentation Emy Farley
EL255899 - Our Early Adopter Story: Ellucian Banner Employee Self-Service Time Entry and Leave Management 9 San Jacinto College will share their experiences during testing and implementation of the new Ellucian Banner Employee Self-Service Time Entry and Leave Management 9 application. We have been live on Web Time Entry 8.x for five years and are currently transitioning to the new version. We will highlight challenges and successes from our implementation. 45 Minutes Presentation Denise Segelquist
EL255901 - Banner Leave Reporting: New Believer San Jacinto College is new to using leave reporting in Banner Human Resources. After fighting the idea for years (if it isn't broken, why fix it?), we opted to eliminate volumes of paper and move leave tracking into the electronic world. As leaders and employees are not always in the same building or even on campus, this move is a huge time-saver and tree-saver. We will discuss how Banner Leave Reporting works for us and how the focus of payroll has changed since their data entry has reduced drastically. We are using Ellucian Banner Employee Self-Service 9 to accomplish our goals. 45 Minutes Presentation Denise Segelquist
Charles Westfall
EL255904 - Banner Large School Consortium (LSC) Meeting Join us for the Large School Consortium's annual Ellucian Live discussion. As the user group for the largest institutions using Ellucian Banner and other Ellucian solutions, we invite you to come learn about the LSC and how you can get involved. 60 Min User Group Meeting James Milburn
EL255932 - Using Ellucian Ethos for Integrations, Part One: Systems and Pre-Reqs In part one of this two-part series, you'll learn about what steps to take for your first integration project through Ellucian Ethos. This includes how to evaluate your systems for readiness, getting them ready and connected to Ethos Integration. 45 Minutes Presentation Ben Morley
Paul Feighan
EL255935 - Data Privacy and Security in Ellucian Ethos Come learn about the technology used by Ellucian Ethos to keep your data safe, as well as the tools available to you to control what and how data is shared with other systems. 45 Minutes Presentation Dan Sterling
EL255938 - Using Ellucian Ethos for Integrations, Part Two: Building a Custom Integration In part two of this two-part series, you will learn an approach to analyzing and implementing your integration use case through Ellucian Ethos. 45 Minutes Presentation Ben Morley
Mark Bolembach
EL255945 - Setting Up and Using Ellucian Banner Salary Planner Effectively Ball State University will provide an overview of Ellucian Banner Salary Planner in this session. We will cover the set up, security options, and roles involved, along with the creation of extracts, entering of salary increases, creating position budgets, and running the changes through the Electronic Personnel Action Form (EPAF) module. We will review how to use budget profile codes and different extracts to process a variety of salary increase scenarios. In addition, we will demonstrate using the upload option to enter salary increases (upload a spreadsheet vs. permitting end users to data- enter increases in self-service) and/or create position budgets. 1 Hour Presentation Katherine Stoss
EL255952 - What's New in Colleague Self-Service Check out the latest and greatest shared features in Colleague Self-Service. Colleague Self-Service offers functionality for all of your institutional personas. This session will give you a great handle on the new look and feel, administrative improvements, and shared functionality enhancements that will positively impact all of your users. 45 Minutes Presentation Cindy Stair
Alistair Hastings
EL255953 - Ellucian Colleague Self-Service Proxy Session provides an overview of proxy functionality in Ellucian Colleague Self-Service. Come see the latest in the views that are available to proxies, configuration settings, and new authentication options. 45 Minutes Presentation Cindy Stair
Alistair Hastings
EL255956 - Registration Performance Testing in Ellucian Banner 9 Registration is a high-visibility activity. Registration windows put great stress on our systems with brief, intense bursts of activity. It was Humber's first time running a Registration with Ellucian Banner 9, so we wanted to ensure we were ready. This presentation will review our testing approach, test objectives, test design, performance testing use cases, our test results, and what happened during our first registration week on Banner 9. We'll also share Critical Success Factors for planning, designing, and running your performance tests in B9. 45 Minutes Presentation Eric Landry
EL255972 - Banner Finance: Maximize Your Investment Is your institution using Banner Finance most effectively? Do you implement all the new functionality in new releases? Has your institution's leadership changed since you went live with Banner? Perhaps business processes have changed—the technology sure has. Ensure you are getting the most "bang for your buck" and utilizing your investment as strategically as possible. Find out how University of North Carolina Wilmington and East Carolina University are maximizing their Banner Finance investment with system and process analysis as well as partnering with Ellucian. 45 Minutes Presentation Carole Wilson
EL255973 - My Requisitions for Banner Finance Self-Service Making purchases is a key part of managing your institution. Are you currently using a manual method? Do all employees who can make a purchase (create a requisition) have to have access to back-office Ellucian Banner? Are your employees limited to where and how they create a requisition? Not anymore. My Requisitions for Banner Self-Service 9.x has a modern interface and a new dashboard for ease in managing requisition processing from any device. What was once difficult to nearly impossible in Banner Finance Self Service 8.x can now be done by both casual and power users effortlessly. My Requisitions has enhanced access and efficiency by allowing end-users to do what they need to, even while away from their desks. Join Lansing Community College and come take a look at the new and improved self-service requisition solution for Banner 9. 45 Minutes Presentation Angela Gregor
EL255974 - My Finance Query for Banner Finance Self-Service Does your institution struggle with departments managing their budgets? Do you spend endless hours moving budget or reclassifying expenditures because an area over spent? Managing the institutional budget is critical work. It can be cumbersome and harder than it needs to be, especially for those employees whose primary roles are not finance-oriented. Make your job and theirs easier by using My Finance Query, Banner Self-Service 9. My Finance Query is an intuitive solution that allows all users access to manage budgets, balances, and spending with maximum efficiency. My Finance Query replaces the Budget Query, Encumbrance Query and View Document from Banner Finance Self-Service 8.x. The all new dashboard makes it easy for employees to create new queries for budget, encumbrance, and payroll, to configure views of preferred funding elements, and to include or exclude revenue data and quick views of spend analysis, to name just a few of the easy-to-use functions. Join Lansing Community College for an informative session. 45 Minutes Presentation Angela Gregor
EL255975 - Transitioning to Banner Finance Self-Service 9.x and a Peek at My Journals Come see how Lansing Community College transitioned to Banner Finance Self-Service 9.x. We'll also provide and introduction to My Journals. We will discuss pitfalls and triumphs we experienced while transitioning from Banner Finance Self-Service 8.x to Banner Finance Self-Service 9.x. Let our experience help you with your institution’s transition or implementation. There will also be a demonstration of My Journals, the newest application released for Banner Finance Self-Service 9.x. 45 Minutes Presentation Angela Gregor
EL255976 - Banner Finance: My Approvals My Approvals is the next installment in the Banner Finance Self-Service 9 application suite. We will be reviewing the latest progress in this exciting new project for My Finance. Come along and join the conversation. 45 Minutes Presentation David Court
EL255981 - Banner Finance Self-Service: My Budgets It's time to start the conversation around requirements for My Budgets, a future part of the Banner Finance Self-Service suite of applications. This will be an interactive discussion and we welcome your thoughts around what the Banner 9 budget development application should provide for your institution. 45 Minutes Presentation David Court
EL255983 - Financial Management Track Meet and Greet Come kick off your financial management track by spending time networking with your peers. Both Banner Finance and Colleague Finance customers are invited to join this gathering to connect, collaborate, and chat on topics of interest. 30 Min Birds of a Feather David Court
EL255989 - Our Ellucian Ethos Implementation at Eckerd College We'll walk through Eckerd's experience installing and configuring the sometimes-complex Ellucian Ethos integration. There are multiple ever-evolving pieces to this new technology that supports the needed direction when looking to a cloud-first infrastructure, which is the path we are taking. 45 Minutes Presentation Frank Abney
EL255992 - Five Ellucian Colleague Student Tips We'll share five baseline Ellucian Colleague Student tips that you can take back to your institution and implement right away. 45 Minutes Presentation Miriam Foster
Wendy Gehring
EL255994 - NEW! Advising by Office Functionality in Colleague Self-Service Ellucian released Advising by Office functionality in Colleague Self-Service 2.21. This session will walk you through setup and usage of this functionality, as well as the differences between Advising by Office and the standard Advisee/Advisor relationship traditionally used in Colleague and Self-Service. 1 Hour Presentation Debbie Smith
EL255997 - Leverage the Many Options for Colleague Academic, Nonacademic, and Positive Attendance Tracking Functionality Come learn how to leverage attendance tracking for non-academic, academic present, and absent attendance, as well as the newly released positive attendance functionality. 1 Hour Presentation Angela Cline
Wendy Gehring
EL255999 - Using Curriculum Tracks in Ellucian Colleague Student Planning Learn the benefits of using curriculum tracks in Ellucian Colleague Student Planning. 45 Minutes Presentation Angela Cline
Pamela Baldwin
EL256002 - Improving CRM Through Lessons Learned, Collaboration, and Execution We’ve all been there: a vision of the future leads to new software, followed by hard work, then missed expectations. What happens next? For some, it’s back to square one, but it doesn’t have to be. At Muskegon Community College, we needed to learn from past challenges and focus on continual improvement. Attend this session to learn how practical applications of organizational theory, project management techniques, and business models can get your CRM, or other projects, to the next level. 45 Minutes Presentation Dale Nesbary
Mike Alstrom
EL256015 - Guided Pathways, Colleague, Self-Service, and Student Planning Learn how Ellucian Colleague and Student Planning can help your institution support students with your guided pathways initiatives. Student Planning provides features that can help students and advisors increase student success, as well as allow your institution to improve retention and graduation rates. 45 Minutes Presentation Debbie Smith
EL256017 - Ellucian PowerCampus Opening This session will bring you up to date with changes, enhancements, and updates to Ellucian PowerCampus. 45 Minutes Presentation Carol Dandary
José Castillo
EL256018 - Ellucian Colleague Student Planning: Myth Busters Find out the truth about Ellucian Colleague Student Planning. 45 Minutes Presentation Miriam Foster
Joe Fisher
EL256020 - Ellucian Colleague Student Roadmap Find out what's coming next in Ellucian Colleague Student, Colleague Student Self-Service, and Colleague Student Planning. 45 Minutes Presentation Debbie Smith
EL256021 - Launching Ellucian Experience Imagine a way to surface and aggregate the most important content to your users based on their role. Imagine a framework that allows you to build content modules using the Ethos Data Models or other third-party systems. Come learn about the latest Ellucian Experience has to offer and how your institution can live the experience. 45 Minutes Presentation Mary-Anne Blodgett
James Willey
EL256022 - Ellucian Colleague Admissions Roundtable Do you have questions about the Ellucian Colleague Admissions process? Come network with others that work with Colleague Admissions to get answers. 45 Minutes Panel Discussion Angela Melero
EL256026 - Ellucian Experience: A Customer Panel Join us for a discussion with early users of the Ellucian Experience product to better understand how they are using it to bring together their campus communities. 45 Minutes Panel Discussion Mary-Anne Blodgett
EL256028 - Ellucian Colleague Registrar Roundtable Join this roundtable session for a discussion about Ellucian Colleague Registrar. 45 Minutes Panel Discussion Karleen Clark
Debbie Smith
EL256029 - Ellucian Colleague Student Q&A Ellucian Colleague Student users (admissions, registrar's office, etc.) come together for a Q&A session. 45 Minutes Panel Discussion Karleen Clark
Debbie Smith
EL256030 - Batch Update Section Registration Dates (SRGD) Do your sections have unique dates? Ours do, too. Come see what we've done, and what Ellucian is going to do to help us alleviate one more customization! 45 Minutes Presentation Joan Bowen
EL256031 - ATRK: Everyone Wishes They Had It (Ellucian Colleague) How to set up and utilize Admissions Track Rules with Communications Management for effective and timely communication to students during their admissions process. 1 Hour Presentation Angela Cline
EL256033 - Ellucian Colleague Student Planning: Lessons Learned Let us share our lessons learned and how advising and student focus groups have changed our setup. 1 Hour Presentation Natalie Torres
EL256034 - Ellucian Colleague Student Planning Preparation: Start Now Learn how to start your Ellucian Colleague Student Planning prep today. 45 Minutes Presentation DANIELLE GILLMAN
EL256035 - Implementing Chosen Name Option for LGBTQ Students in Ellucian Colleague In this session, we'll cover implementing Chosen Name Option for LGBTQ+ Students in Ellucian Colleague. 45 Minutes Presentation Diane Jacobs
Emily Hollins
EL256199 - Sistema Universitario Ana G. Méndez: A Successful Journey to the Ellucian Cloud In this session, we'll share Sistema Universitario Ana G. Méndez's (SUAGM's) successful journey of its Ellucian Banner system environment to the Ellucian cloud. We'll discuss the reasons for SUAGM's decision, the challenges and constraints, and the lessons learned throughout the process to help other institutions make their decision to move their Banner/Ellucian Colleague/Ellucian PowerCampus environment to the Ellucian cloud. 45 Minutes Presentation Luis Gonzalez
EL256211 - Back to Basics With Ellucian Colleague Student Planning In this session, we'll share tips and tricks on using Registrar, Records, Student Planning, and Veteran forms in Ellucian Colleague Student Planning. 45 Minutes Presentation Niccole Gatliff
EL256214 - Moving to the Cloud: A Customer's Perspective Texas A&M University-Central Texas has been on a cloud-hosted solution for five years. The discussion will revolve around why this method of information technology delivery made sense for us, along with a look at the facts and myths surrounding cloud and SaaS-based computing. 1 Hour Presentation Gail Wallin
EL256215 - MABUG: Mid Atlantic Banner Users Group Meeting Annual Ellucian Live meeting. Agenda will include updates on the group's state and the fall conference, plus opportunities to network, question, renew (or build) acquaintances, and generally become a better member of the community. 60 Min User Group Meeting Lee Parker
EL256216 - Implementing PowerCampus eTranscripts With National Student Clearinghouse Implementing eTranscripts can be tricky. This session will provide an overview of the entire process of implementing eTranscripts using the Ellucian cloud, Service Bus, and National Student Clearinghouse. By gaining a conceptual understanding of the architecture that powers eTranscripts, attendees will have the understanding necessary to overcome obstacles. Common technical pitfalls will be shown so that they can be avoided. Ideally, attendees will leave prepared to implement eTranscripts at their institution with minimal help from Action Line. 1 Hour Presentation Wyatt Best
EL256217 - Installing/Upgrading Ellucian PowerCampus 8.8.x Clients Remotely This session will present methods of remotely deploying Ellucian PowerCampus desktop software without exposing the database password in plaintext. We will specifically focus on group policy-based deployment. The goal of this session is to make version upgrades and hotfix deployments easier, enabling institutions to upgrade more quickly to the 8.8 branch. 1 Hour Presentation Wyatt Best
EL256218 - Leading Institutional Change Through Innovation Technology heavily influences how we teach, learn, research, operate, communicate, and socialize throughout our institutions. Successful executive leaders provide the strategic vision to lead their university while evaluating, leveraging, and supporting diverse technologies and services. A challenging aspect of innovation is helping the institution manage and digest the inevitable change of new technologies and services. Learn how the CIO and VP of enrollment management became trusted advisors, visionaries, and relationship builders for change. 45 Minutes Presentation Keyana Scales
Tony Moore
EL256219 - Best Practices in the Ellucian Banner Accounts Receivable Student Lifecycle Learn best practices related to student lifecycle, starting with fee assessment and e-billing, overview payment plans, refunds, non-payment drops, holds, and finishing with collections. 45 Minutes Presentation Ivan Lyashenko
EL256223 - Action Item Processing, One Year In Do you require employees to agree to institutional polices? Or your students to accept the financial obligations before enrolling or registering for a term? Action Item Processing allows customers to collect the information they need from people as they use Ellucian Banner Self-Service. Come to learn about Action Items Processing, including the new features included in the second release of this functionality. 1 Hour Presentation Arthi Chakravarthi
Patricia Tuchman
VANDANA PRASAD
EL256224 - Ellucian Elevate Customer Panel Discussion Hear from a panel of Ellucian Banner and Ellucian Colleague customers who use Ellucian Elevate to manage their continuing education and workforce development programs. Panel will be moderated by Marcia Daniel, Executive Engagement, a veteran of the continuing education and workforce development sector, and Daragh Scaife, VP Product Management. 45 Minutes Panel Discussion Daragh Scaife
Marcia Daniel
Joe Gschwandtner
Jordan Mitchell
Brian OConnor
Charles-Henri Sanson
Celia Duarte
Saul Kleinman
EL256226 - Canadore College Streamlines Data Analysis Workflows with Informer See how Canadore College is able to use Informer features like Comparison Boards to track KPIs across key dimensions, Reports to track applicant conversion rates by recruitment dollars spent, Workspaces to combine Ellucian Banner data with spreadsheet data, and GEO mapping to make data-driven decisions quicker. Informer 5 radically simplifies the process of accessing, cleansing, blending, and analyzing disparate data using a single platform to create a cohesive, curated, governed data hub for self-service data analysis across your organization. 45 Minutes Presentation Robin Lamb
Terry Thomason
EL256228 - How Stackable Credentials and Non-Credit to Credit Can Work Together Accelerate credit attainment and increase the likelihood of degree completion among students. We’ll review best practices for engaging employers and developing a stackable credential program, plus how to measure success. Session ends with a demonstration of how Ellucian solutions can enable your stackable credentials program and offer a superior student experience. 45 Minutes Presentation Daragh Scaife
EL256229 - Bringing It Together for Your Faculty You've all heard about, and had some experience with, the Ellucian Banner Self-Service functionality that's available for your faculty and instructors. We have been adding functionality to each of these and are providing an easy way to move between the pages, allowing your faculty and instructors to get the information they need when they need it. We'll take a quick look at the recent changes in Faculty Grade Entry, Attendance Tracking, Class List, and Student Profile and how to move among them. 45 Minutes Presentation Arthi Chakravarthi
Patricia Tuchman
EL256230 - Ellucian Elevate Product Update Join Elevate Product Manager Daragh Scaife for a retrospective of the last year of Ellucian Elevate releases, and a look forward to what's coming with the 2019 Elevate Roadmap. 45 Minutes Presentation Daragh Scaife
EL256232 - Go From Drab to Fab: Unleash the Power of Colleague Self-Service Unleash the power of Ellucian Colleague Self-Service! In this session, you'll see how Bucks County Community College streamlined the student experience via Self-Service. We'll cover Financial Aid Self-Service and Student Finance Self-Service (including highlights of Immediate Payment Control). 45 Minutes Presentation Jack Labarko
Andriy Demkiv
EL256233 - Apache Proxy and Tomcat: The "Big Easy" for Ellucian Banner Application Management Learn how Wichita State University has streamlined the Banner 9 application deployment processes with Apache mod_proxy and Tomcat, reduced the amount of time spent manually integrating environment settings, and provided secure access and load balancing with Apache mod_proxy. This technical solution is the result of standardizing and automating the configuration, deployment, and management of the Tomcat instances across the Banner 9 landscape. 45 Minutes Presentation Jason Holmes
Angela Herbert
EL256235 - Development of an Interoperable Learning Ecosystem Across Modalities Today, SNHU is an institution that serves 90,000+ learners and offers 150+ programs through several modalities (face-to-face, online, and direct assessment) across the globe. One of our largest challenges is the development and implementation of interdependent systems. This presentation provides insight into how SNHU has designed/developed system(s) that provide the capacity to understand education across modalities and meet the requirements of an interoperable learning ecosystem. 45 Minutes Panel Discussion Chris De Voe
Dr. Kimberly Bogle Jubinville
Nick Damas
EL256236 - What's New With Study Paths in Ellucian Banner Student Come learn about Study Paths and what's been added recently for Study Paths in Ellucian Banner Student. 45 Minutes Presentation Raghunandan Jayaram
Arthi Chakravarthi
EL256239 - How the University System of Georgia Used Ellucian Ethos to Improve Scholarship Awarding The University System of Georgia transformed the process for state scholarship eligibility through Ellucian Ethos integration. In this session, you'll learn about why it was so important to make a change and how USG used technology to improve student outcomes, institutional fiscal responsibility, and reporting metrics. 45 Minutes Presentation Chad Purcell
Tamar Epstein
EL256240 - Change of Academic Program in Ellucian Colleague Self-Service This session covers the change of academic program. Students who wish to transfer from one academic major to another can be done in Self-Service. Students who transfer from one academic program to another may do so at the discretion of the new academic program as determined by the advisor. 1 Hour Presentation Wendy Gehring
EL256245 - Blockchain: Digital Credentials and Beyond Seven universities are currently issuing digital degrees, and many more are on the horizon. In addition, several cutting-edge institutions are experimenting with blockchain to document capstone projects and study-abroad transcripts. Learn how blockchain is revolutionizing the world of credentialing, what steps institutions need to take to get on the bandwagon, and how to modernize systems to work with this new technology. 45 Minutes Presentation Brian Knotts