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Welcome to the UR Student Newsletter!

This newsletter is created to keep all employees impacted by the UR Student implementation aware of project activities and related changes that arise. Peruse the sections below starting with a Project Summary to orient new visitors, followed by What We DidWhat We Are Doing and What We Will Do Next. For up to the minute information, subscribe to our website.

Project Summary

The University of Rochester will be adopting a new software solution to replace our highly complex, legacy Student Information System (SIS) in place for more than 30 years. This cloud solution will be implemented by a select team in two phases, over a 5 year period; Phase 1 will replace Student Finance, Records, Registration by July 2019 with Phase 2 replacing Admissions and Financial Aid in 2021. .

Program Overview – Phase 1 Timeline
What We Did

The UR Student project officially kicked off on October 2nd with a target go-live for Phase I of July 2019. The scope for Phase I includes Student Records and Advising and Student Finance with the primary focus on decommissioning the legacy Student Information System. Check out the entire event below (38 minutes), or jump directly to our UR Student demonstration.

What We Are Doing

The project team is currently working through guided design sessions and workshops to learn how best to configure the application to meet the needs of the University. Interested parties are encouraged to contact the Leads for each of the Special Interest Groups (SIG) to get engaged with the project team and to provide feedback throughout the project.

UR Student Configuration Workshop activities

Presentations on the UR Student design will be demonstrated at our UR Student Demo Day events to begin this winter. Meeting details will be announced on our project website and sent in email to all members of our distribution list. If you have any questions or concerns about the system design for your area, contact the appropriate SIG Team Lead listed below.

UR Student Stakeholder survey #1 results are in. How do your peers feel about the project as of November 2017?

What We Will Do Next

- Project updates will also be provided through community forums and Demo Day events; a full calendar of events will be available on our website.

- A new year, a new look. Coming in January we will reveal a fresh University facing for our UR Student website. The University of Rochester look with the same great content.

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