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Product Roadmap

KSU Advisor Center current and near-term features, and possible future enhancements.  Contact Diana Blake (dkblake@ksu.edu) for more information.

Current Features

Sept. 2014: Advisee list, filters and groups, bulk operations

  • View and personalize a list of advisees that includes key advisee information at a glance
  • Add and remove unofficial advisees from the advisee list
  • Download advisee information to Excel
  • Create static lists of advisees to track over time
  • Create dynamic lists of advisees based on specific criteria — career, GPA, academic standing, etc.
  • Add and remove advising holds from the advisee list
  • Schedule and run Academic History, DARS, and Advisee Photo Rosters for one or more advisees at once
  • Send email with attachments to one or more advisees
  • Send a list of advisees to someone else such as to the dean's office  

Feb. 2015: Advisee details

  • Academics
  • Class schedule
  • Bio/demo information
  • DARS and Academic History report repository
  • Positive and negative service indicators (holds)
  • Transfer information
  • Test scores, and much more!

May 2015: Advising notes

  • Create a note for one or more advisees at one time
  • Create different types of notes: general, sensitive, or both
  • Control who can view sensitive notes and for how long
  • Save the note as a draft or post it immediately to the student's record
  • View all notes in draft status
  • View a history of all notes for an advisee
  • Print a digest of an advisee's notes based on user-specified parameters: date range, all notes, only draft notes

Sept. 2015: EAB SSC Foundation Integration

  • July pilot (approx. 30 advisors):
    • Common Area:
      • Provide a deep link to the SSC Advisor Platform
      • Enable authorized users direct access via single sign on to the student's home page in the SSC Advisor Platform
      • Open SSC Advisor Platform in new window in KSU Advisor Center
      • Note: The SSC Advisor Platform is accessible to pilot advisors only.
  • September pilot (approx. 30 advisors):
    • Advisee List:
      • Display actionable SSC student risk icons
      • Enable authorized users direct access via single sign on to the student's home page in the SSC Advisor Platform 
      • Open SSC Advisor Platform in new window in KSU Advisor Center
      • Provide sequential numbering
    • Common Area:
      • Display actionable SSC student risk icon and other icons (advisor hold, FERPA hold, etc.)

May 2016: StrengthsQuest

  • View a student's top 5 strengths on the "Personal" tab
  • Quick access to StrengthsQuest theme definitions

June 2016: Reverse Transfer

  • View a student's Reverse Transfer status in the "Common Area"
  • Quick access to a new "About Reverse Transfer" help page

Sept. 2016: EAB SSC Campus Integration

  • Advisee List and Common Area:
    • Direct access to advisee record in the EAB SSC Campus system
    • Display actionable SSC student risk icons
Possible Future Enhancements (subject to change; dates to be determined)

Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)

Military affiliation

Internship activities

Temporarily delegate one or more advisees to one or more substitute advisors

Tutoring activities

Mentoring activities

Context sensitive help

Graduate student advising content and features