Student Portal

Purpose

  • To create a web-based, self-service environment for learners, parents, prospective learners, faculty and staff.
  • To transform services and enhance performance of faculty and staff by increasing learner access to specific learner information; such as, the academic calendar, Admissions, Advising, Financial Aid, Campus Services, Tuition Statement, Tax Forms, Course Timetable, Convocation schedules, and Students' Association to name a few.
  • To introduce a web-based solution that integrates and advances the use and investment in the University of Lethbridge technological systems into a one-stop approach.
  • To enhance the learner-centered service commitment that the University of Lethbridge provides for learners.
  • To respond to needs as identified by focus groups and individual unit presentations.
  • To increase the sense of community and cross unit communications for learners, staff and faculty.
  • To increase the ability of the University to recruit and retain learners.

Outcomes of Success

  • Increased learner satisfaction through the use of a flexible and easy to use system.
  • Increased ability to support institutional initiatives in the recruitment and retention of learners.
  • Increased web presence and technical reputation of the University of Lethbridge.
  • Increased staff productivity through improved business processes.
  • An information rich environment in which the University can report, extract data, and analyze information.

Team Leaders      Heather Mirau and Dave Hinger

Progress

  • Services for Students web page activated September 5, 2011.
  • Single Sign-on for Moodle activated.
  • Portal vendor products evaluated and compared, with a final proposal concerning a recommended solution submitted November 20, 2011.
  • A campus community review of proposed products for Enterprise Solutions was held December 1, 2011.
  • Project operationalized under Information Technology, December, 2011.

 

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