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Archive for month: July, 2019

Report Update: SEVIS Immigration Reporting

The Report Prioritization Group released important updates to the SEVIS Immigration Reporting Report. This post summarizes those changes.

Change Summary:

Based on user feedback, we made the following changes:

  • Bug Fixes:
    • Fixed a bug that was causing the report to display incorrect enrollment information for students who had withdrawn or who had low scholarship

Questions?

If you have any questions about what constitutes a SEVIS-Reportable International Student or any of other terms referenced in this report, please visit Knowledge Navigator.

If you have any questions about the report, please write help@uw.edu and put “RPG: Report Update: SEVIS Immigration Reporting Report Changes” in the subject line.

Report Update: All Applications

The Report Prioritization Group released an update to the All Applications. This post summarizes this change.

Change Summary:

    • Running Start field is added by request from UW Bothell Institutional Research.
      • Running Start – an entry in this field indicates the student is in the running start program. A student enters this program in high school and takes community college courses beginning in the junior year. They apply through their high school and the courses count toward high school graduation and as college credit. Must be WA state resident attending a WA state high school and a WA state community college. A student can graduate from HS with their AA. The fees for this program are paid for by the state.

Questions?

If you have questions about the meaning of Advising Date or any other terms used in the report, please find more detail in the Knowledge Navigator.

As always, if you have any questions, please write help@uw.edu and put “RPG: All Applications” in the subject line.

New Report Release: Study Abroad Students by Unit Report

The Report Prioritization Group is excited to announce the release of the new Study Abroad Students by Unit Report.

Summary: 

We are offering a new reporting tool on the BI portal that provides information about engagements in study abroad programs by students from your college or department.

The new report combines UW Study Abroad data with other EDW data for an easy to filter view of study abroad students and their program information. You can filter reports by academic year, college and department, as well as study abroad duration.

Questions? 

To run the Study Abroad Students by Unit Report or any report on the BI Portal, you will need permission to access data in the Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW). If you do not already have EDW access, follow this link to the enterprise data site to find your authorizer and request access. 

As always, if you have any questions or feedback about the report please email help@uw.edu and include “RPG: Study Abroad Students Report” in your subject line.

2019 Biennium Crossover: EDW Data, Reports, Cubes

On July 1, the University of Washington entered the 2019 biennium.

EDW Data

‘CurrentBiennium’ now refers to 2019 biennium data.

Cubes

The Financial Activity 2019 Biennium cube was released this week. The EDW now supports financial cubes for 7 biennia, going back to 2007. The 2017 Biennium cube will continue to refresh until August 1, 2019, then will be frozen.

Visit the Business Intelligence Portal to learn more about available cubes; for a quick reference on connecting to cubes, visit  Connect to Cubes page.

Report Update: Undergraduate Eligible to Register (Major/Minor Filter)

The Report Prioritization Group released an update to the Undergraduate Eligible to Register. This post summarizes those changes.

Change Summary:

    • The Major / Minor report  filter now list values for students Major and Minor.

Questions?

If you have questions about “Major” or “Minor” fields please explore the links above or find more detail in the Knowledge Navigator.

As always, if you have any questions, please write help@uw.edu and put “RPG: Undergraduate Eligible to Register” in the subject line.

Report Update: Student Grade Report by Major (Gender Filter)

The Report Prioritization Group released an update to the Student Grade Report by Major. This post summarizes those changes.

Change Summary:

  • “Gender” Filter updated with an option to display blank values to:
    • include students who do not have a value in a gender field, i.e. it is blank
    • and to be consistent with other reports that have an option of a blank value

Questions?

If you have questions about “Gender” field please explore the links above or find more detail in the Knowledge Navigator.

As always, if you have any questions, please write help@uw.edu and put “RPG: Current Student Information by Major” in the subject line.

Report Update: All Applications

The Report Prioritization Group released an update to the All Applications. This post summarizes those changes.

Change Summary:

    • SAT – a student’s SAT Scores are displayed in the report regardless of when they completed the test.
    • Last Institution Name – The applicant’s valid last institution name displays regardless of whether it was a high school, or other type of institution.
    • Other Email – The “other email” Columns to Display field label is updated to read “External Email” to be consistent with other Academic Reports.
    • Advising Type and Date fields are added by request from UW Bothell.
      • Advising Date – date assigned for student to attend new student orientation.
      • Advising type – all confirmed in-coming new students (FTFY and Transfer) are required to sign up for an orientation/advising. “Session Type” new student orientation D = DAY ONLY O = OVERNIGHT C = COMMUTER (NOT USED)

Questions?

If you have questions about the meaning of Advising Date or any other terms used in the report, please find more detail in the Knowledge Navigator.

As always, if you have any questions, please write help@uw.edu and put “RPG: All Applications” in the subject line.