FAQs - About iSIS
- What is iSIS?
iSIS is the name of K-State's student information system. It is based on a commercial
product licensed by K-State and many other institutions: Oracle's PeopleSoft Campus Solutions system. iSIS is continually modified and enhanced to meet K-State's unique needs.
- Who manages iSIS?
The iSIS Product Manager is the primary point-of-contact for iSIS and works with key
user groups (students, faculty, advisors, and administrative staff) to identify, coordinate,
and communicate major system enhancements. The "Contact Us" tab in the left menu
provides a comprehensive list of contacts for iSIS.
- Where can I find a list of major events related to iSIS?
The Registrar's Office maintains a monthly electronic calendar of key academic events
related to iSIS: http://www.k-state.edu/registrar/deadlines/.
- What is K-State Online and DARS and how do they work with iSIS?
K-State Online is K-State's learning/course management system that provides a wide
variety of tools for faculty and instructors to facilitate online instruction and
collaboration. DARS is the Degree Audit Reporting System and provides students and
their advisors with transcript analysis for monitoring student academic progress.
Integration between iSIS, K-State Online, and DARS enable students, faculty, advisors,
and staff to perform certain tasks more easily. Here are a couple of examples:
- Students and advisors can run a DARS report from within iSIS
- Faculty can copy final semester grades from K-State Online to iSIS