OSSS Current Projects

  1. Coordinating the campus teams, tasks, and testing for the Banner upgrades.

  2. Slate – Managing the campus implementation of Slate including creating the campaigns, expressions, and templates for the Spring, Summer and Fall 2016 terms.

  3. Upgrading UIC’s on-line placement tests – On-Line Placement Testing was implemented in 2014. The Physics Test was added in 2016. Changes and modifications as well as upgrading the software is scheduled for October 2016.

  4. Block Scheduling – Block Scheduling will be piloted in the Summer of 2016 with Engineering, CADA and Dentistry. It allows students to sign up for a block of classes with one click using the Banner XE Registration Module.

  5. Courseleaf – Three-campus project which is in the implementation stage. The undergraduate and graduate on-line catalog is complete. The Course Request System is being tested.methods.

  6. Common Application - now handles all undergraduate Admissions applications continuing with the Fall 2016 incoming class. The admissions processing will be moved to Slate.

  7. uPortal Upgrade: The portal my.uic.edu will be upgraded this summer with an October 2016 delivery date.

  8. Ad Astra Phase 2: The campus is working with the College of Medicine and Pharmacy to implement the department use of Ad Astra. The project is schedule to complete this summer.

  9. Graduate Deposits: A portal application will allow incoming students to submit their enrollment deposit via ACH or credit card. The College of Nursing is testing this application.

  10. Transition Coaching Application: This application allows transition coaches to view a student’s information. The student must complete an on-line FERPA agreement. The coach helps a first year student to transition to college.